Each day, The MMA Corner will provide a recap of results, event announcements, fight matchups, and injuries/cancellations from throughout the world of MMA.

TUF 16 Finale Medical Suspensions Released

The medical suspensions for The Ultimate Fighter 16: Finale event have been released. Marcos Vinicius, Vince Pachel, John Cofer, and even Pat Barry face possible six-month suspensions.

The finale saw Colton Smith take out the highly touted Mike Ricci to win The Ultimate Fighter and Roy Nelson knocking out Matt Mitrione in the main event.

Source: MMA Weekly

Karlos Vemola out, Dereck Brunson in Against Chris Leben

Karlos Vemola is injured and will be forced out of his scheduled bout against Chris Leben at UFC 155. The bout is not official but verbal agreements are in place.

UFC 155 is set to be headlined by a UFC heavyweight title fight between champion Juinor dos Santos and Cain Velasquez. Dos Santos won the first meeting although many fans cite a knee injury and long layoff as reasons for Velasquez’s poor performance.

Source: MMA Junkie

Cody McKenzie Out of Bout Against Leonard Garcia at UFC 155

An injury suffered in training has forced Cody McKenzie out of his scheduled featherweight scrap with Leonard Garcia. The promotion has begun a search to find a suitable replacement.

Garcia is desperately in need of a win after three-straight losses but does tend to put on some of the more exciting fights in recent memory.

Source: MMA Junkie

UFC on FX 6 Medical Suspensions Released

The medical suspensions for the UFC on FX 6 event have been released. Every fighter on the card received at least a 21 day suspension with some fighters facing up to six months on the sidelines.

Fighters facing up to six month suspensions include Rousimar Palhares (foot injury), Chad Mendes (foot injury), Joey Beltran (hand injury), and Robert Whittaker (hand injury) among others.

Source: MMA Weekly

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Kyle Symes
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Kyle is a recent graduate of Aurora University, where he obtained a Bachelor's in Communications. Kyle resides in Illinois, just outside of Chicago. He played baseball and football in both high school and college, but is now focusing on an amateur MMA career.