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 announced a featherweight championship bout between Pat Curran and Patricio Pitbull for Bellator 73.
The card will also feature the bantamweight and light heavyweight tournament finals. Luis Nogueira will face Marcos Galvao, while Travis Wiuff will fight Attila Vegh. The fight card is scheduled to take place on Aug. 24.
Featherweight Title Fight: Pat Curran vs. Patricio Pitbull
Bantamweight Tournament Finals Fight: Luis Nogueira vs. Marcos Galvao
Light Heavyweight Tournament Finals Fight: Travis Wiuff vs. Attila Vegh
Heavyweight: Ryan Martinez vs. Mike Wessell
Lightweight: Chris Coggins vs. Zach Underwood
Lightweight: Cosmo Alexander vs. Harry Johnson
Catchweight: Marcus Aurelio vs. Amaechi Oselukwue
Heavyweight: Chris Miller vs. Maurice Jackson
Welterweight: Joe Williams vs. Andy Uhrich
Light Heavyweight: Jacob Noe vs. Brandon Albin
Bantamweight: Jay Black vs. Brian Hall
Former featherweight challenger Mark Hominick will face Pablo Garza at UFC 154, along with middleweights Tom Lawlor and Francis Carmont.
UFC 154 is scheduled to take place in Montreal on Nov. 17.
The UFC on FX 5 continues to grow as Mike Pierce and Aaron Simpson are scheduled to fight for the event in a welterweight clash.
The bout will take place in Minneapolis on Oct. 5.
Francisco Trinaldo announced on his Facebook that he will fight Gleison Tibau at UFC 153. Although, nothing has been confirmed just yet.
UFC 153 takes place in Rio de Janiero, Brazil and features a featherweight championship bout between Jose Aldo and Erik Koch.
UFC 152 just keeps getting more and more stacked.
The newest additions to the card features a featherweight showdown between Charles Oliveira and Cub Swanson and a welterweight clash between Dan Miller and Sean Pierson. UFC 152 takes place on Sept. 22 with the inaugural championship bout between Joseph Benavidez and Demetrious Johnson headlining.
Cage Warriors’ 12th event of 2012 added three prelim fights. James Brum will fight James Saville, Robert Krecicki will face Mohamed Ali and Mike Ling will square off against Brett Bassett. So far, these are the only prelim fights announced for the card.
Corey Hill joined his opponents in been playing musical chairs leading up to Friday night’s XFC 19. Following Jason South’s removal of the card, Mike Bronzoulis stepped in to fight Hill, and now after Bronzoulis was forced to withdraw, Hill was scheduled to fight Roger Caroll.
That was until Hill, himself, got injured. Now Caroll will face Nicolae Cury.
Photo: Tom Lawlor impersonates Steven Seagal during the UFC 139 weigh-ins (Esther Lin/MMA Fighting)