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

Cormier, Diaz, and Mein atop UFC on Fox 7 Medical Suspensions 

The medical suspensions following UFC on Fox 7 were handed out. Daniel Cormier, Nate Diaz, and Jordan Mein were all atop the list for main card competitors. The full list of suspensions is as follows:

Benson Henderson: mandatory seven-day suspension

  • Gilbert Melendez: mandatory seven-day suspension
  • Daniel Cormier: suspended 180 days with 180 days no contact or until cleared by physician for swollen right middle finger
  • Frank Mir: mandatory seven-day suspension
  • Josh Thomson: mandatory seven-day suspension
  • Nate Diaz: suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact or until cleared by physician for facial lacerations to nose and cheek. Also suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for TKO
  • Matt Brown: suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact or until cleared by physician for laceration to right eyebrow
  • Chad Mendes: suspended 180 days with 180 days no contact or until cleared by physician for possible right index finger fracture
  • Darren Elkins: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for TKO
  • Francis Carmont: mandatory seven-day suspension
  • Lorenz Larkin: mandatory seven-day suspension
  • Myles Jury: suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact or until cleared by physician for laceration to right eyebrow
  • Ramsey Nijem: suspended 180 days with 180 days no contact or until cleared by physician. Sent to hospital for head trauma. Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact, no exceptions, for KO
  • Joseph Benavidez: suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact for broken tooth and laceration to right eyebrow or until cleared by physician
  • Darren Uyenoyama: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for TKO
  • Jorge Masvidal: suspended 180 days with 180 days no contact or until cleared by physician for right thumb fracture. Also suspended suspended 60 days with 60 days no contact or until cleared by physician for two top of scalp lacerations
  • Tim Means: mandatory seven-day suspension
  • T.J. Dillashaw: mandatory seven-day suspension
  • Hugo Viana: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for TKO
  • Anthony Njokuani: mandatory seven-day suspension
  • Roger Bowling: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for KO and must have neurological check
  • Yoel Romero: mandatory seven-day suspension
  • Clifford Starks: suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for KO

Source: MMA Junkie 

Benson Henderson and Frank Mir Headline UFC on Fox 7 Salaries 

Benson Henderson defended his lightweight title once more against former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez at UFC on Fox 7. He also earned himself quite a paycheck with a $200,000 purse. Also taking home big money was Frank Mir, who pocketed a $200,000 check as well.

Rounding out the main card, Josh Thomson made $95,000 for his KO victory over Nate Diaz while Matt Brown cashed in $60,000 for taking out rising prospect Jordan Mein.

Source: MMA Fighting 

Glory Heading to New York on June 22

Glory, arguably the world’s premier kickboxing promotion has announced it will hold an event at the Hammerstein Ballroom in the Manhattan Center on June 22.

Headlining the event will be a match up between Daniel Ghita and Brice Guidon. Also, a one-night eight-man tournament will go down as well.

Source: The MMA Corner

BRACE Signs with The ONE FC Network

BRACE CEO Kya Pate today officially announces that the Australian based Mixed Martial Arts Promotion BRACE has signed to the MMA Asian powerhouse The ONE FC Network. Since 2009 BRACE has been touring from the Far North of Queensland to the Southern State of Tasmania. BRACE is Australia’s biggest event staging live MMA shows across 4 States in 7 cities.

Photo: Benson Henderson (L) faces off with Gilbert Melendez (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.