Each day, The MMA Corner will provide a recap of event announcements, fight matchups, and injuries/cancellations from throughout the world of MMA.

Strikeforce adds Cavalcante vs. Romero, Kyle vs. de Lima to Sept. 10 event

Strikeforce’s debut event in Cincinnati on Sept. 10 moved closer to being a completed card when the organization announced today that it has added two light heavyweight fights: Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante (10-3 MMA, 3-2 SF) against Yoel Romero Palacio (4-0 MMA, 0-0 SF) and Mike Kyle (18-8-1 MMA, 2-3-1 SF) versus Marcos Rogerio de Lima (8-0 MMA, 0-0 SF).  Both of these fights will be on the unaired portion of this card, which is headlined by the Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinal between Josh Barnett and Sergei Kharitonov.

SOURCE: MMA Junkie
UFC and Fox Pack Perfect Punch

Today, executives from Fox Sports Media Group, the umbrella entity that represents Fox Network Groups large array of sport platforms, announced that they have come to terms on a seven-year deal that will bring the UFC over to Fox.

The UFC will air live events, pre- and post-fight shows and press conferences, the TUF series and numerous other fights from its library on Fox, FX and Fuel TV.  It was also confirmed during this announcement that TUF 14 will be the last UFC event aired on Spike TV.

The UFC will air four events live on FOX and several others on FX.  The first expected event under this new contract will take place on Nov. 12.

John Clarke out; Dan Cramer faces Jeff Nader at Bellator 48

Bellator 48, which takes place Aug. 20 at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn., underwent a last-minute change today as John Clarke was forced to withdraw from the card. UFC veteran and undefeated Bellator fighter Dan Cramer immediately stepped up to replace him against Jeff Nader.  The fight will take place on the unaired preliminary portion of the card.

SOURCE: MMA Junkie
Tiequan Zhang Meets Darren Elkins at UFC 136 in Houston

The UFC announced today that Tiequan Zhang and Darren Elkins will face each other at UFC 136 in Houston.  Zhang is currently 2-1 in the UFC and Elkins is coming off of his first and only victory under the Zuffa banner.

SOURCE: MMAWeekly