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

More UFC 146 changes as Gonzaga, Dunham out

Brazilian heavyweight Gabriel Gonzaga and American lightweight Evan Dunham have both been forced of the UFC 146 card due to injury.

Replacing Gonzaga against Roy Nelson will be Dave Herman. In Dunham’s place against Edson Barboza will be former WEC champion Jamie Varner.

UFC 146 takes place May 26 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The event is headlined by a heavyweight title fight between Junior Dos Santos and Frank Mir.

Source: MMA Junkie

Ryan Jimmo makes Octagon debut against Anthony Perosh at UFC 149

Canadian light heavyweight match-up Ryan Jimmo will make his promotional debut on July 21 against Australian Anthony Perosh at UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Jimmo was originally scheduled to make his debut in January, but an injury forced him out of the fight.

UFC 149 takes place at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The pay-per-view main card will feature a featherweight title bout between Jose Aldo and Erik Koch. The undercard is expected to air on FX and Facebook.

Source: Sportsnet

Bobby Green replaces Billy Evangelista against James Terry

Strikeforce’s upcoming event on May 19 in San Jose, Calif. has undergone a last-minute change as Billy Evangelista is out of a planned bout with James Terry. In his place will be Bobby Green.

The event, which takes place at the HP Pavilion, will host the completion of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix between Josh Barnett and Daniel Cormier. Also on the Showtime broadcast main card will be a lightweight title fight between Gilbert Melendez and Josh Thomson.

Green and Terry are expected to be part of the Showtime Extreme preliminary card.

Source: MMA Weekly

Wineland-Jorgensen bout wins UFC Hometown Throwdown Vote

Bantamweights Eddie Wineland and Scott Jorgensen will kick off the June 8 UFC on FX 3 card.

The fight was one of three that were put to a fan vote as part of the UFC’s Hometown Throwdown contest. The contest also determined the event’s location, the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla.

Two welterweight bouts featuring Mike Pierce vs. Carlos Eduardo Rocha and Seth Baczynski vs. Lance Benoist were also up for consideration. They will now take place on the preliminary card.

The event is headlined by a flyweight tournament rematch between Demetrious Johnson and Ian McCall.

Source: Heavy MMA

The Ultimate Fighter winner Ross Pearson arrested for suspicion of DUI

Ross Pearson, winner of season nine of The Ultimate Fighter, was arrested on Sunday in Las Vegas for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Pearson was said to have been driving erratically and failed a field sobriety test after being pulled over.

The fighter was released the same day of his arrest.

Source: TMZ

Photo: Jamie Varner (Keith Mills/Sherdog)