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.

UFC on Fox 8 gets flyweight title fight headliner

The July 27 UFC on Fox 8 event will be headlined by a flyweight title fight between champ, Demetrious Johnson and challenger, John Moraga.

Also announced is a women’s fight between Miesha Tate and Liz Carmouche.

Source: MMA Junkie

Bellator’s first 2013 Summer Series event set

The 2013 Bellator Summer Series kicks off June 19 at Bellator 96 from Thackerville, Okla.,and will feature a four-man light heavyweight tournament.

Two notable participants have been announced: Strikeforce vets, “King” Mo Lawal and Renato “Babalu” Sobral. Their opponents have yet to be announced.

Source: Sherdog

Two lightweight bouts added to UFC on Fox 8

A pair of lightweight bouts have been added to the July 27 UFC on Fox 8 card. Journeymen Spencer Fisher and Yves Edwards are set to clash, and TUF 15 winner Michael Chiesa meets Reza Madadi.

Source: MMA Weekly

UFC 162 gains lightweight bout

The July 6 UFC 162 event headlined by middleweight champion, Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman has a new lightweight match booked for the undercard.

Norman Parke and Kazuki Tokudome meet at the event. Both will be looking for their second win in the promotion.

Source: MMA Junkie

Photo: Demetrious Johnson celebrates a win (Esther Lin/MMA Fighting)

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David Massey
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David Massey studied Humanities and Art History at the University of Central Oklahoma. He first found interest in MMA from the first TUF show and has been hooked ever since. He began posting on mmajunkie then submitting Sunday Junkie entries and that began his interest in writing about MMA. Through twitter David found other MMA enthusiasts and began contributing articles to marqueemma.com. He looks forward to growing as a writer and being a part of the sport he loves.