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

Bellator 74 set for Atlantic City on Sept. 28

The next Bellator welterweight tournament is slated to kick off on Friday, Sept. 28 from Caesars Atlantic City. Former champion Lyman Good is the only participant confirmed as of now.

The event will broadcast live starting at 8 p.m. ET on MTV2. The preliminary card will be streamed on Spike.com starting at 7 p.m. ET.

Lauzon-Varner completes UFC on Fox 4 main card

Lightweights Joe Lauzon and Jamie Varner will be the fourth and final fight on the UFC on Fox 4 main card on Aug. 4.

The event takes place from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The main card also features light heavyweights Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Brandon Vera, Lyoto Machida vs. Ryan Bader and heavyweight Ben Rothwell vs. Travis Browne.

Source: Fightline

UFC inks flyweight Jussier da Silva

Brazilian Jussier da Silva is the latest addition to the UFC’s 125-pound flyweight division.

Both the fighter and his manager and trainer Andre Pederneiras confirmed the signing.

Da Silva’s only loss is a unanimous decision defeat to Ian McCall. Since then, da Silva has won five straight.

Source: MMA Weekly

Stone faces Perez at UFC 150 in Denver

Bantamweights Ken Stone and Erik Perez have been tabbed to meet on the UFC 150 preliminary card on Aug. 11.

UFC 150 takes place from Denver’s Pepsi Center and features a lightweight title fight between champion Benson Henderson and former champ Frankie Edgar.

Source: MMA Junkie

Vinny Magalhaes returns to the UFC

Former TUF finalist Vinny Magalhaes will return to the UFC on Sept. 1 at UFC 151 in Las Vegas.

The Brazilian is 7-1 since leaving the UFC, winning the M-1 Global light heavyweight championship in the process. No opponent  has been announced at this time.

Source: Tatame

Andrei Arlovski, Jens Pulver added to ONE FC 5

A pair of former UFC champions will grace ONE FC’s fifth fight card as heavyweight Andrei Arlovski and featherweight Jens Pulver will both make their promotional debuts on August 31 in Manila, Philippines.

Arlovski is expected to meet Soa Palelei, while Pulver faces Eric Kelly.

The event, “Pride of a Nation,” also features former DREAM champions Shinya Aoki and Bibiano Fernandes.

Source: MMA Fighting

Autopsy reveals fighter Dustin Jenson suffered head trauma prior to death

South Dakota amateur fighter Dustin Jenson’s death was unrelated to a fight on May 18 according to an autopsy.

The Pennington County Coroner’s Office stated Jenson died of a subdural hemorrhage due to blunt force head trauma “related to an injury approximately a week prior [to his death].”

Jenson was submitted by triangle choke at Ring Wars 74 in Rapids City. He collapsed backstage and suffered a seizure after the fight. After being in a medically-induced coma, he was taken off life support and died May 25.

MMA is currently unregulated in the state of South Dakota.

Source: MMA Junkie

Photo: Lyman Good (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

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Rob Tatum
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Rob Tatum has been covering the sport of MMA since 2009 after previously running his own music site from 2002-2009. In addition to his work with The MMA Corner, Rob has worked as a Featured Columnist for Bleacher Report, the news manager for MMADieHards and a contributor to MMAinterviews.tv. Beyond his writing, Rob has trained in both Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai. He is a Colorado native that works as a mechanical engineer during the day and enjoys watching sports, playing music and working on cars.