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

Dan Hardy vs. Matt Brown Slated for April 20

A welterweight contest between Dan Hardy and Matt Brown has been signed for the UFC on Fox 7 event. Hardy has resurrected his career with two straight wins while Brown is riding a four-fight win streak including a recent victory over Mike Swick.

The UFC on Fox 7 event will be headlined by a lightweight scrap between UFC champion Benson Henderson and Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez. It is also expected to feature a heavyweight clash between Daniel Cormier and Frank Mir.

Source: ESPN

Final Strikeforce Event Draws Dismal Ratings

The final event in Strikeforce’s history went out with barely making a sound, let alone a bang. The event drew a 0.82 and 310,000 viewers among Showtime subscribers. That ties the lowest ratings for a Saturday night MMA event in Strikeforce’s history.

Strikeforce’s final card was headlined by a welterweight title contest between Nate Marquardt and Tarec Saffiedine. Also featured on the card were Daniel Cormier, Josh Barnett, and Gegard Mousasi among other notable Strikeforce contenders.

Source: MMA Fighting

Mike Goldberg Set to Return at UFC on Fox 6

UFC play-by-play announcer Mike Goldberg will make a return to the broadcast booth at the UFC on Fox 6 event after missing UFC 155. The UFC announcer missed the event due to health reasons which caused the Internet to begin swirling with rumors about his status.

UFC on Fox 6 takes place on Jan. 26 from the United Center in Chicago, Ill. The event will be headlined by a flyweight title bout between Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson along with a light heavyweight contest between Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Glover Teixeira.

Source: MMA Junkie

MFC Finalizes MFC 36 Main Card

MFC 36’s main card has been finalized by the promotion. The card will now feature a trio of middleweight contests. Jay “Da Spyda Killa” Silva will face Leo “Bushido” Bercier and Jason “The Savage” Zentgraf takes on Luke “Hayabusa” Harris.

MFC 36 will also feature a middleweight title fight between champion Elvis “The King” Mutapic and “Smilen” Sam Alvey. The card is slated to take place on Feb. 15 and will be broadcast on AXS TV.

Source: The MMA Corner

Photo: Dan Hardy (center) (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

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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.