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

Melvin Guillard draws Fabricio Camoes in lightweight battle at UFC 148

“The Young Assassin” Melvin Guillard will return at UFC 148.

Guillard will take on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Fabricio Camoes on July 7 in Las Vegas.

After two straight disappointing losses to Joe Lauzon and Jim Miller, Guillard will look to avoid losing three in a row that could cost him an exit from the UFC.

UFC 148 takes place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena and is expected to be headlined by Dominick Cruz battling Urijah Faber for the third time.

Source: MMAWeekly
Eric Prindle-Cole Konrad Set for heavyweight gold at Bellator 65

Eric Prindle will get his long-awaited fight between Bellator heavyweight champion Cole Konrad at Bellator 65.

Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney announced the match-up on Thursday on Spike TV’s MMA Uncensored show.

Bellator 65 takes place on April 13 from the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. Also on the card will be Bellator bantamweight champion Zach Makovsky putting his belt on the line against Eduardo Dantas. The main card will be broadcast live on MTV2 Epix, with the prelim fights taking place on Spike.com.

Source: Sherdog
Bellator Fighting Championships signs Brazilian heavyweight Vinicius Queiroz

Bellator has added a Brazilian giant to its heavyweight roster.

Sources confirm that Bellator has signed Vinicius “Spartan” Queiroz to the promotion, and could make his first appearance in an upcoming event.

Queiroz hasn’t fought since UFC 120 against Rob Broughton, where he tested positive for banned substances after the fight, getting him released by the UFC.

Source: MMAJunkie
Phil Baroni vs. Chris Holland Added to June 2 Ring of Fire Card

According to Chris Holland’s Facebook page, he and UFC veteran Phil Baroni have verbally agreed to compete on June 2 in the Ring of Fire promotion.

The event takes place from the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colo.

Source: Facebook
All fighters make weight for One FC 3

Fighter tipped the scales for One Fighting Championship 3: War of the Lions, where all fighters made weight.

Asia’s biggest MMA organization has planned a solid line-up of fights, including a clash between Felipe Enomoto and Zorobabel Moreira in the main event.

Names also on the card are Dream veteran Tatsuya Kawajiri and Deep champions Masakazu Imanari, Yuya Shirai, and Yoshiyuki Nakanishi.

The fights will be streamed live on One FC’s YouTube channel early in the morning in U.S. time.

Source: MMAWeekly

Photo: Melvin Guillard (MMAJunkie)

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Corey Adams didn't grow up watching mixed martial arts, considering the UFC was just getting started the year he was born, but in his teenage years, witnessed the action and has fallen in love with the sport. Corey was the first to join The MMA Corner staff -- other than founder Josh Davis -- and has been writing for the site ever since. Corey attends Austin Peay State University, where he majors in Communications with a focus on journalism. When he's not covering MMA, Corey is still writing on many sports with both local and campus newspapers. His favorite sports teams are the Atlanta Braves and Denver Broncos. Follow him on Twitter at the link below.