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

Rickels vs. Amoussou and Saunders vs. Baker will take place at Bellator 67

One day after the opening round of the Bellator season-six welterweight tournament the promotion announced the pairings for the semifinals. Karl Amousso will face David Rickels while Ben Saunders draws Bryan Baker.  The semifinals will take place at Bellator 67 which is set to place in Canada.

Source: MMA Junkie
Rebney says Vyacheslav Vasilevsky will fight at Bellator 66 regardless of current contract dispute with M-1 Global

Former M-1 Global star and current Bellator fighter Vyacheslav Vasilevsky is the middle of a much publicized contract dispute with his former employer M-1 Global. Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney stated that despite these issues, Vasilevsky will compete at Bellator 66.  Vasilevsky is currently being sued for breach of contract by M-1 Global.  Earlier this week M-1 won an injunction in the Dutch courts.

Source: MMA Junkie
RFA 2: Yvel wins second in a row at light heavyweight

Resurrection Fighting Alliance returned to Kearney, Neb., for its second ever event and they did not disappoint fans.  RFA 2 was headlined by two UFC veterans in Nebraska native Houston Alexander and Gilbert Yvel.  Both Yvel and Alexander are looking to make one more run that will land them back into the UFC, but when it was all said and done it was Yvel that had his hand raised.  The fight started off slowly but ended with a bang as Yvel knocked out Alexander near the end of the first round.

Full Results:

Gilbert Yvel def. Houston Alexander by KO (Punch), R1
Cliff Wright Jr. def. Dakota Cochrane by Technical Submission (Rear Naked Choke), R1
Maurice Smith def. Kyle Keeney by KO (Kick), R3
Tara LaRosa def. Kelly Warren by Submission (Armbar), R3
Tim Elliott def. Josh Rave Technical Submission (Brabo Choke), R1
Derrick Lewis def. Justin Frazier by TKO (Strikes), R1
Jared Downing def. Alessandro Ferreira by Unanimous Decision, R3
Laramie Shaffer def. Aaron Ely by Split Decision, R3
Elaina Maxwell def. Ashley Sanchez by Unanimous Decision, R3
Tyler Shinn def. Cody Land by Submission (North-South Choke), R3
Aaron Derrow def. Jordan Johnson by Submission (Triangle Choke), R1
Angelo Antuna def. Chad Obermiller by Submission (Rear Naked Choke), R2
Darrio Mobley def. John Gettle  by TKO (Strikes), R3
Jessamyn Duke def. Elizabeth Phillips by Submission (Guillotine Choke), R2
Tyler Perry def. Wayman Carter by Submission (Arm Triangle Choke), R1
Enrique Torres def. Josh Heath by Unanimous Decision, R3
TJ Hepburn def. Kellen Fraser by KO (Punch), R2
Dusty Spaulding def. Richard Barajas by Unanimous Decision, R3
Derek Williams def. Ben Wallingford by Submission (Rear Naked Choke), R1

Source: The MMA Corner

Photo: Ben Saunders (Sherdog)

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