Each day, The MMA Corner will provide a recap of results, event announcements, fight matchups, and injuries/cancellations from throughout the world of MMA.
Yves Edwards has seen two opponents drop out before their official meeting but an agreement with Josh Cholish will put his next fight on Fuel TV.
Edwards vs. Cholish is scheduled for the Fuel TV broadcast of the prelims for the Dec. 8 UFC on FOX 5.
The Minnesota Office of Combative Sports gave lightweight fighter Danny Castillo an indefinite suspension for his knockout loss to Michael Johnson. Heavyweight Travis Browne received a 30-day suspension and it’s reported he will need two to four months recovery time for a torn ligament in his leg.
The full suspension list:
Travis Browne: 30 days, no contact during training
Jussier Formiga: 30 days, no contact for 14 days
Danny Castillo: suspended indefinitely, 60 days no contact
Diego Nunes: 45 days no contact
Bart Palaszweski: 45 days no contact
Aaron Simpson: 60 days no contact
With Brock Lesnar and former Bellator heavyweight champion Cole Konrad’s retirement, the heavyweight training team is no more.
One of the last remaining members Pat Barry is now training full time at Greg Nelson’s gym the Academy in Minneapolis.
Scottish fighter McVeigh does not have an announced opponent but is scheduled for a 130-pound catchweight at the upcoming Dec. 8 Cage Warriors 50 in Glasgow, Scotland.
McVeigh is expected to drop to the flyweight division in 2012.
The Indian promotion confirmed the fight card for this Friday, Oct. 12, which will stream free on YouTube from the promotion’s channel.
Super Fight League 4 fight card:
Main Event – Welterweight - Kultar Singh Gill vs Amr Wahman
Co-Main Event – Flyweight - Sanja Sucevic vs Irene Cabello
Bantamweight - Biswa Dev vs Manoj Chuhan
Welterweight - Shyam Prasad vs Gaurav Singh
Welterweight - Charanjeet Singh vs Bhabajeet Choudhary
Middleweight – Srikant Sehar vs Pawan Maan Singh
Bantamweight – Irfan Khan vs Kaushik Sen
Jui-jitsu legend Gracie is the creator of a new event “Mestre do Combate”.
The event will have changes in weigh-ins, judging, and how rounds end in order to emphasize martial arts ability.
The “Mestre do Combate” event is expected to debut Nov. 22 in Rio de Janeiro.
Photo: Yves Edwards (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)