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

Jon Fitch signs with World Series of Fighting

It didn’t take long for free agent welterweight Jon Fitch to be signed by another promotion following his release from the UFC last month.

Fitch has agreed to a four-fight contract with World Series of Fighting.

No other information has been provided with contract details or an opponent for the former top contender’s debut.

Source: MMAFighting

Matt Riddle signs multi-fight deal with Legacy Fighting Championship

The former Ultimate Fighter season 7 cast member Matt Riddle has found a new home after being released by the UFC.

Sources close to the fighter have confirmed that Riddle has inked a multi-fight deal with Legacy Fighting Championship.

No official announcement or fight has been made yet, but Riddle will be competing on AXS TV in the near future.

Source: MMAJunkie

Cage Warriors 52 weigh-in results

Fighter tipped the scales for Saturday’s Cage Warriors 52 event in London, England.

Full Results:
Gael Grimaud (champion, 169.3lbs) vs. Cathal Pendred (169.4lbs) – CWFC welterweight title bout
Fouad Mesdari (145.2lbs) vs. Graham Turner (145.8lbs) – featherweight
Bruno Carvalho (170.2lbs) vs. Steve Dinsdale (170.5lbs) – welterweight
Matt Inman (170.2lbs) vs. Jack Mason (170.7lbs) – welterweight
Paul Marin (127.3lbs) vs. Paul McVeigh (128.7lbs) – 128lbs catchweight
Liam James (135.6lbs) vs. Alan Philpott (136lbs) – bantamweight
Chris Fishgold (145.8lbs) vs. Steve O’Keeffe (145.3lbs) – featherweight
Alex Enlund (136.8lbs)* vs. Martin McDonough (133.8lbs) – bantamweight
Paul Redmond (156lbs) vs. Alexei Roberts (154.5lbs) – lightweight
Merv Mulholland (154.5lbs) vs. Brad Wheeler (156lbs) – lightweight
Dan Hope (170.4lbs) vs. Gary Kono (170.2lbs) – welterweight
Anthony Ferguson (127.6lbs)* vs. Ben Hajir (125.6lbs) – flyweight
Richard Griffin (159.5lbs) vs. Shah Hussain (163.2lbs)* – 160lbs catchweight
Olly Battell (144.5lbs) vs. Shaj Haque (140.7lbs) – featherweight

*Fighter missed weight and surrenders 25 percent of purse to his opponent.<

Source: The MMA Corner

UFC Releases 28-Fighter Cast List for ‘TUF Brazil 2′

“The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” will return for a second season on March 17.

This season will feature Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum as coaches to 28 welterweights hoping to become the next winner.

The full cast:
Bruno “Jacare” Dias (11-3-1)
Cleiton “Foguete” Duarte (12-1)
Daniel “Gelo” Oliveira de Azeredo (4-1)
David Vieira (4-0)
Felipe Olivieri (11-4
Gil Freitas (14-5)
Henrique “Sucuri” Batista (4-0)
Juliano “Ninja” Wandalen (7-3)
Leandro “Buscape” Silva (5-0)
Leonardo Santos (11-3)
Luciano Contini (8-1)
Luiz Jorge “Besouro” Dutra Jr. (11-2-1)
Marcio “Pedra” Santos (4-0)
Neilson Gomes (14-2)
Pedro Irie (9-5-0)
Roberto Barros “Corvo” Martins Amorim (6-1)
Robson “Negao” Ferreira (4-0)
Ronaldo “Rony Silva” Oliveira Silva (3-0)
Santiago “El Rasta” Ponzinibbio (18-1)
Thiago “Bel” Silva (9-3-1)
Thiago “Marreta” de Lima Santos (8-1)
Thiago “Jambo” Goncalves (15-3)
Tiago “Unstoppable” Alves (3-0)
Viscardi Andrade (13-5)
Wande Lopes Santana (6-0)
Weguimar “Big Big” de Lucena Xavier (17-5-1)
William “Patolino” Macario (6-0)
Yan Cabral (10-0)

Source: The MMA Corner 

John Gunderson vs. Dan Lauzon added to World Series of Fighting 3

After a neck injury delayed his debut in World Series of Fighting, John Gunderson now has a date.

It was expected that Gunderson could meet Jacob Volkmann, who recently signed with WSOF, but instead, Gunderson will take on Dan Lauzon at the third event in the promotion’s history.

World Series of Fighting 3 takes place June 14 in Las Vegas on NBC Sports Network. No official venue has been confirmed thus far.

Source: MMAJunkie

Ex-Bellator Champ Zach Makovsky Signs With CFFC, Debuts May 11 Against Claudio Ledesma

Former Bellator bantamweight champion Zach Makovsky has also found a new landing spot, with the Cage Fury Fighting Championships promotion.

According to CFFC general manager Arias Garcia, Makovsky will fight Claudio Ledesman in a flyweight bout on May 11. Also, Sean Santella will defend his flyweight belt the same night against Dave Morgan.

The event is expected to be labeled CFFC 24 taking place at the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.

Source: Sherdog

Din Thomas vs. Georgi Karakhanyan added to April’s Legacy FC 19 event

A bout between two veteran featherweights has been added to Legacy Fighting Championship 19.

Former UFC competitor Din Thomas will square off with Bellator vet Georgi Karakhanyan when the promotion returns to the Allen Event Center in Allen, Texas.

Headlining the event is Will Campuzano putting his flyweight title on the line against Alan Nascimento. The event will broadcast live on AXS TV.

Source: MMAJunkie

Photo: Jon Fitch (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

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Corey Adams didn't grow up watching mixed martial arts, considering the UFC was just getting started the year he was born, but in his teenage years, witnessed the action and has fallen in love with the sport. Corey was the first to join The MMA Corner staff -- other than founder Josh Davis -- and has been writing for the site ever since. Corey attends Austin Peay State University, where he majors in Communications with a focus on journalism. When he's not covering MMA, Corey is still writing on many sports with both local and campus newspapers. His favorite sports teams are the Atlanta Braves and Denver Broncos. Follow him on Twitter at the link below.