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.

ONE FC weigh-in results

Tomorrow, ONE FC will hold its eighth event of the promotions history.  With it, the promotions lightweight championship will be on the line, as Kotetsu Boku defends his title against Shinya Aoki.  Additionally, semi-final round of the promotions bantamweight grand prix will take place, as Jens Pulver fights Masakatsu Ueda, while Thanh Vu battles Kevin Belington.

All fighters successfully made weight.

Kotetsu Boku (70kg/154lbs) vs. Shinya Aoki (70.1kg/155lbs)
Brock Larson (83.9kg/185lbs) vs. Melvin Manhoef (83.9kg/185lbs)
Jens Pulver (60.9kg/134lbs) vs. Masakatsu Ueda (61kg/135lbs)
Thanh Vu (61kg/135lbs) vs. Kevin Belingon (61.1kg/135lbs)
Arnaud Lepont (69.9kg/154lbs) vs. Eddie Ng (69.9kg/154lbs)
Yusup Saddulaev (61.1kg/135lbs) vs. Leandro Issa (61.1kg/135lbs)
Rene Catalan (56.1kg/124lbs) vs. Alex Silva (56.5kg/125lbs)
Bashir Ahmad (65.7kg/145lbs) vs. Shannon Wiratchai (64.9kg/143lbs)
Swain Cangco (92kg/203lbs) vs. Jake Butler (92.9kg/205lbs)
Chen Yun Ting (56.3kg/124lbs) vs. Ronald Low (56.4kg/124lbs)

One FC: Kings & Champions takes place tomorrow in Singapore.

Cage Warriors 54 takes shape

Two new fights have been added to the upcoming Cage Warriors 54 card.

A flyweight bout between Kris Edwards and Karl Harrison will take place at the event, along with a 160-pound catchweight fight between Mark Glover and Lewis Long.

All of this action will take place in addition with John Phillips fighting Jessie Taylor for Taylor’s middleweight championship belt.

Cage Warriors 54 will take place on Saturday, May 4 in Cardiff, Whales.

Davis vs. Sexton added to UFC 161

When the UFC rolls into Winnipeg this summer, there will be a women’s bantamweight fight on the card as Alexis Davis will take on Rosi Sexton.  Both fighters boast impressive records, as Davis is 10-2, while her opponent is 13-5.

UFC 161 is scheduled to take place on June 15.

Drug tests at UFC 158 came back clean

The Quebec athletic commission announced today that all of the drug tests that were performed at UFC 158 have come back clean.  According to a representative, only six fighters were tested, none of whom were made public.


Photo: Shinya Aoki (Taro Irei/Sherdog)

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Brian McKenna
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Brian McKenna was born and raised in the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts. A sports nut from as long as he can remember, he came to be a fan of Mixed Martial Arts from a roommate watching The Ultimate Fighter while attending Westfield State College. Brian came to writing by starting his own blog, Four Down Territory, which focuses on Boston based sports, life, and of course MMA.