Each day, The MMA Corner will provide a recap of results, event announcements, fight matchups, and injuries/cancellations from throughout the world of MMA.
‘Useless’ to replace ‘Uncle Creepy’
Last week, it was announced that Ian McCall would fight at UFC on Fox 4. Almost immediately afterwards, it was learned that McCall was off of the card due [...]
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Liz Carmouche has been to war.
We’re not talking about the kind of war that takes place within the chain-link fencing of a mixed martial arts cage. We’re talking guns, bullets and grenades. In comparison to the risks that came in those conflicts, the former U.S. Marine’s match-up with knockout artist Kaitlin Young on Saturday night [...]
The main event for the second Invicta FC event will feature a pair of exciting competitors. Former Olympic silver medalist Sara McMann looks to keep her undefeated streak going against “The Queen of Spades” Shayna Baszler.
“This is probably the last week of hard training and next week will likely focus more on weight cutting,” McMann [...]
It’s a testament to the progression of women’s MMA that this week’s Invicta Fighting Championship 2 card is filled with a number of match-ups worthy of the title of “Fight of the Week.” Alas, only one fight gets the billing and it’s the night’s main event between veteran Shayna Baszler and wrestling stalwart Sara McMann.
Daniel Cormier and Cain Velasquez are in that predicament that some teammates find themselves in. Both fighters are top contenders in the heavyweight division, and with Cormier soon to come over to the UFC, they could find themselves in a spot where they would have to face each other if they want the belt.
Cormier has [...]
Following every UFC and Strikeforce event, The MMA Corner will break down the event and suggest fights the promotion should make in the future. This week, our focus is on UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao, which took place on July 21 from the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Renan Barao vs. Michael McDonald