Each day, The MMA Corner will provide a recap of results, event announcements, fight matchups, and injuries/cancellations from throughout the world of MMA.
UFC 153 adds more bouts
The UFC’s return to Rio de Janeiro on Oct. 13 has added multiple fights.
A quartet of welterweight will compete as Brazilian Erick Silva will face former title challenger Jon [...]
Lightning struck as Nam Phan was destined to be the next best thing. He held a dominant 12-2 record and was on his way to a bout with Josh Thomson for the Strikeforce lightweight championship.
It was the biggest fight up until that point in his career, but Phan couldn’t get the job done. He would [...]
The only cage that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will be locked in anytime soon will have eight sides and will not feature prison bars.
As expected, the 24-year-old phenom has managed to avoid jail time for a May 19 incident in which he crashed his 2012 Bentley into a utility pole in Binghamton, N.Y. [...]
Luke Zachrich is no stranger to the big stage in mixed martial arts. He’s been a cast member on The Ultimate Fighter 7 and once fought for Bellator in the promotion’s second-season middleweight tournament.
The fight for Bellator, in April 2010, was the last time fans saw him in action, but as he tells The MMA [...]
What does a person typically expect from an up-and-coming MMA promotion? Cheesy show time announcement? Low-grade lighting and sound? Sub-par ring girls “discovered” in a contest at a dive bar? Referees who barely know what they’re doing? How about cutmen that look like they were pulled off the street?
Well, not only has Invicta Fighting Championships [...]
This past weekend, the IBJJF kicked off its first of many Summer Open competitions, and they started things off at the famed Tijuca Tenis Club in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The building that has hosted the likes of Marcelo Garcia, Roger Gracie, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and many others opened its doors once again to many [...]