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 and Winstar Casino announce 2013 Event Partnership

Bellator has three events planned for 2013 in an exclusive deal with the Oklahoma Casino. The events will follow the new changes to the Bellator broadcast, taking place Thursday nights on Spike TV.

The first Winstar show takes place on Jan. 24 and two bouts have been announced. Welterweight champion Ben Askren will defend his title against season six welterweight tournament winner Karl Amoussou and Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal will make his Bellator debut against Przemyslaw Mysiala in a light heavyweight quarterfinal match.

Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.com. The event will be broadcast live Jan. 24 at 10 p.m. EST on Spike TV. The prelims start at 8 p.m. streamed via Spike.com.

Carlos Condit vs. Rory MacDonald possible for UFC 158

UFC officials confirmed that the welterweights will meet for a second time.

The fight is planned for a soon to be announced March 16, UFC 158 pay-per-view event from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Source: MMA Junkie

Cub Swanson vs. Dennis Siver set for UFC on FUEL 7

Swanson and Siver will serve as the co-main event in a featherweight clash. The main event will consist of UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao defending the belt against Michael McDonald.

UFC on FUEL 7 takes place Feb. 16 from the Wembley Arena in London, England.

Source: MMA Weekly

Charlie Brenneman makes lightweight debut in January

Brenneman will fight for the first time since leaving the UFC and will do so at a new weight of 155.

He’ll be fighting for the Valley Fight League against Eric Irvin in Altoona, Penn. on Jan. 19.

Source: MMA Weekly

Photo: Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

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David Massey studied Humanities and Art History at the University of Central Oklahoma. He first found interest in MMA from the first TUF show and has been hooked ever since. He began posting on mmajunkie then submitting Sunday Junkie entries and that began his interest in writing about MMA. Through twitter David found other MMA enthusiasts and began contributing articles to marqueemma.com. He looks forward to growing as a writer and being a part of the sport he loves.