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

UFC 141 weigh-in Results: Overeem and Lesnar make weight, Diaz needed additional time

The full UFC 141 weigh-in results included:

Main Card (Pay-per-view)

  • Brock Lesnar (266) vs. Alistair Overeem (263)
  • Donald Cerrone (156) vs. Nate Diaz (157)
  • Jon Fitch (171) vs. Johny Hendricks (170)
  • Alexander Gustafsson (203) vs. Vladimir Matyushenko (205)
  • Jim Hettes (145) vs. Nam Phan (146)

Preliminary Card (Spike TV)

  • Junior Assuncao (145) vs. Ross Pearson (145)
  • Danny Castillo (156) vs. Anthony Njokuani (154)

Preliminary Card (Facebook)

  • Dong Hyun Kim (171) vs. Sean Pierson (171)
  • Efrain Escudero (155) vs. Jacob Volkmann (155)
  • Luis Ramos (171) vs. Matt Riddle (170)
  • Manny Gamburyan (146) vs. Diego Nunes (145)
Source: MMA Junkie
UFC continues purge of Strikeforce’s heavyweight division, inks del Rosario

The UFC has continued to absorb the recently acquired Strikeforce’s heavyweight division by signing unbeaten prospect Shane del Rosario, who has now followed the likes of Alistair Overeem, Fabricio Werdum and Chad Griggs to the Octagon.

The 28-year-old Irvine, Calif., native does not have an debut date or an opponent.

Source: Sherdog
McGee, Philippou verbally agree to UFC on FX 2 in Sydney

Verbal agreements between Court McGee and and Constantinos Philippou are in place for a March 3 welterweight matchup at UFC on FX 2, set to take place at Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia. The event also features the semifinals of the promotion’s four-man flyweight tournament.

Source: Sherdog
Schaub will face Rothwell at UFC 145

The UFC confirmed that heavyweights Brendan Schaub and Ben Rothwell both have verbally agreed to fight at UFC 145, which will take place at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Mar. 12.

Both fighters will be looking to rebound from recent losses. Schaub suffered a first-round knockout loss to Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 134 in Rio de Janeiro and Rothwell lost a decision to Mark Hunt at UFC 135.

Source: MMA Fighting
Bellator’s season-six lightweight tourney to feature “Pitbull”

Patricky “Pitbull” Freire, who finished as the runner-up in Bellator’s season-four tournament, has joined the eight-man field for the season-six lightweight tourney.

Freire will join Brent Weedman, Rick Hawn and Ricardo Tirloni in the tournament, which kicks off in March on MTV2.

Source: MMA Junkie
UFC on Fuel 2 in Sweden will feature Johnson vs. Maguire

The UFC will be taking the show on the road in 2012 as they are expected to land in Stockholm, Sweden, for a card on April 14, which is to feature a fight between DaMarques Johnson and John Maguire.

Source: MMA Weekly
Mike Brown scratches from UFC on FX 1, Ricardo Lamas out of UFC 143

UFC officials announced that former WEC champ Mike Brown has fallen victim to an undisclosed injury and thus has been scratched from his UFC on FX 1 bout with featherweight Vagner Rocha.

Also, featherweight Ricardo Lamas has been forced out of a UFC 143 with an undisclosed injury, leaving Dustin Poirer searching for a third potential foe.

UFC on FX 1 takes place Jan. 20 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. UFC 143, meanwhile, takes place Feb. 4 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

Source: MMA Junkie

Photo: Lesnar (L) vs. Overeem (Rob Tatum/Bleacher Report)