Every Thursday, The MMA Corner takes a look at the upcoming weekend’s schedule of small regional and international shows with a focus on UFC and Pride veterans as well as consensus-ranked fighters. Here’s what’s going down between March 8 and March 11:

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Tachi Palace Fights 12: Second Coming (Lemoore, Calif.; March 9)

In a fight that made Sherdog’s 10 March Tussles Worth Watching, Dream and WEC veteran Micah Miller (17-4) locks horns with Bellator vet Georgi Karakhanyan (17-3-1)…Strikeforce and WEC veteran Casey Olson (13-3) squares off with Cody Gibson (5-2)…TUF 5 alum and UFC veteran Rob Emerson (11-10) battles Affliction and IFL vet Savant Young (10-8)…UFC and WEC veteran Francisco Rivera (6-2) meets Affliction veteran Antonio Duarte (15-3)…2011 NCAA Division I wrestling champion Bubba Jenkins (1-0) clashes with Chris Gomez (2-3)…ShoXC veteran Dave Huckaba (16-4) tangles with Bellator vet Liron Wilson (9-5)…The event airs live on the Sherdog website.

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March 8
Other Events

White Collar MMA Championships Asia (Hong Kong) Airing live via ppv at GoFightLive

March 9
Revolution Fighting Champion 1 (Beirut, Lebanon)

Strikeforce veteran Maiju Kujala (6-3) takes on Juliana Carneiro Lima (3-0).

Wild Bill’s Fight Night 44 (Duluth, Ga.)

UFC and Bellator veteran Diego Saraiva (21-16-1) is scheduled to fight Keith Richardson (5-2).

Other Events

Disorderly Conduct: St. Patty’s Showdown 2 (Omaha, Neb.)
Island Fights XIV (Pensacola Beach, Fla.)
Rings: Reincarnation (Tokyo)
SteelFist Fight Night 6 (Salt Lake City)

March 10
Colosseum Combat XX (Kokomo, Ind.)

Former WEC bantamweight champion and Bellator veteran Chase Beebe (19-8-1) battles David Love (15-14-1).

King of the Cage: Breakthrough (Tulsa, Okla.)

UFC veteran David Heath (16-7) goes up against Sidiah Parker (7-3)…Tyler East (10-3) is slated to face fellow Bellator veteran Tracy Willis (7-4).

Pink Fight 2 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

No. 8-ranked 135-pound female fighter Vanessa Porto (13-4) locks horns with Jennifer Maia (5-1-1).

Shooto: 3rd Round (Tokyo)

No. 9-ranked flyweight Kiyotaka Shimizu (10-6-3) collides with Haruo Ochi (8-2-1) in a fight that made Sherdog’s 10 March Tussles Worth WatchingNo. 6-ranked flyweight Shinichi “B.J.” Kojima (12-4-5) fights Nam Jin Jo (6-3).

Other Events

Asylum Fight League 37 (Atlantic City, N.J.)
Battle in the South III (Wilmington, N.C.)
Floripa Fight 8 (Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil)
Full Contact Fighting Federation: Rumble at the Roseland 62 (Portland, Ore.) Airing live via ppv at GoFightLive
Gladiator Challenge: Justified (Elko, Nev.)
Hardrock MMA 45 (Louisville, Ky.)
Lights Out Combat: Warfare (Winchester, Va.)
Nashville Extreme Fight Night I (Nashville, Tenn.)
Premiere Combat Group: Cowboys Extreme Cagefighting (San Antonio)
Purgatory Fight Series 06 (Toledo, Ohio)
Shooto Brazil 28 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) Airing live via ppv at GoFightLive
SHP 14 (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
The Beatdown 9: Army vs. Marines 3 (Denver)
Valley Fight League 36 (Connelsville, Pa.)

March 11
Pancrase: Progress Tour 3 (Tokyo)

Sengoku veteran and bantamweight King of Pancrase Shintaro Ishiwatari (11-4-4) puts his title on the line against Tashiro Nishiuchi (17-7-13)…Jon Shores (9-0) seeks to protect his unblemished record when he fights Masakazu Takafuji (7-5)…Sengoku veteran Seiya Kawahara (10-3) meets Yuta Nakamura (5-3-1)…Motonobu Tezuka (17-4-4) scraps with Sengoku veteran Tatsuya So (11-5-3)…In her farewell retirement bout, No. 10-ranked 115-pound female fighter Tomomi Sunuba (17-13-1) clashes with Saori Ishioka (11-7)…Sengoku veteran and welterweight King of Pancrase Takenori Sato (13-8-6) defends his crown against Kiichi Kunimoto (11-4-2).

Super Fight League 1 (Mumbai, India)

Bob Sapp (11-10) battles fellow Dream and Pride veteran James Thompson (16-14)…UFC veteran Xavier Foupa-Pokam (21-17) takes on IFL veteran Joey Guel (14-7).

Other Events

Okinawa Waku-Waku Fighting 3 (Chatan, Okinawa, Japan)

Photo: Georgi Karakhanyan (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

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