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.

Anthony Pettis out, Chan Sung Jung steps in to face champion Jose Aldo at UFC 163

The injury bug continues in the UFC, as Anthony Pettis has suffered a knee injury to force him out of his UFC 163 main event bout against featherweight champion Jose Aldo.

In place on Pettis will be “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung, who initially slated to fight Ricardo Lamas at UFC 162.

The news was announced by UFC President Dana White via Twitter.

UFC 163 takes place on Aug. 3 from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Source: Twitter
The Ultimate Fighter: Nations coaches revealed

In a press release sent by the UFC, two middleweights have been named coaches for the 22nd season of The Ultimate Fighter.

The season will be Canada vs. Australia, with Canadian Patrick Cote coaching alongside Aussie Kyle Noke.

Tryouts will be this September in Sydney and Toronto, featuring welterweight hopefuls. The season will begin airing in early 2014.

Bellator MMA ‘Lawal vs. Petruzelli’ set for June 19

The lineup for Bellator MMA’s first summer series event is now official for the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Okla.

In the main event, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal will return following a loss to challenge Seth Petruzelli.

The prelims for the card will begin at 6 p.m. ET on Spike.com, with the main card beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

Ex-boxing champ Holly Holm meets Allanna Jones at Legacy FC 21

Holly Holm has traded in her boxing gloves for a pair of MMA ones, and has her next fight lined up.

Holm will battle Allanna Jones at Legacy FC 21 on July 19.

The event takes place from the Arena Theater in Houston, with the main card airing on AXS TV.

Source: MMAJunkie
Cage Warriors 57 main card complete with Paraisy-Barnes headliner

The main card for the July 20 Cage Warriors 57 card is now complete.

The lastest bout added will be Norman Paraisy taking on Leeroy Barnes in a middleweight contest.

Cage Warriors 57 takes place from the Echo Arena in Liverpool.

Photo: Chan Sung Jung (Scott Petersen/MMA Weekly)

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Corey Adams
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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.