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 opts to not renew Gracie’s contracts

Roger Gracie will return to action, but his next bout will not happen under the UFC banner. Gracie’s UFC 162 loss to Tim Kennedy marked the last bout on the BJJ ace’s contract, and the promotion made the executive decision to not renew his contract. Gracie now enters free agency and will

Source: Globo

McMann out of UFC Fight Night 27

Sara McMann planned on a UFC Fight Night 27 bout with Sarah Kaufman, but will unfortunately withdraw from the contest. The undefeated McMann last won at UFC 159 over Sheila Gaff and looked forward to a big step in competition. While McMann recovers, Kaufman will await a new opponent

Source: MMA Junkie

Guan Wang headlines RUFF 10

At 11-0-1, Guan Wang stands as arguably one of China’s premier fighters, pound for pound. Wang puts that claim on the line at RUFF 10 on Aug. 24 in Shanghai’s Hongkou Indoor Stadium against Sandro Da Silva. Also, RUFF favorites Zhang Meixuan, Rodrigo Caporal, Li Jixiang, and others will see action on this card.

Source: MMA Weekly

Daley signs multi-fight deal with BAMMA

Paul Daley signed a three-fight deal with BAMMA, meaning that he will return to the promotion where he owns a 2-0 mark. The promotion aims to feature Daley’s return to BAMMA as part of BAMMA 14, which goes down later this year, but the promotion did not confirm a specific date or potential opponent. Daley will also compete at Legend MMA 2 in Russia, which takes place in November.

Source: MMA Fighting

Mills-Petrescu, Maguire-Long at Cage Warriors 59

Cage Warriors returns on Sept. 14 with two intriguing bouts for MMA fans to enjoy. In lightweight action, Lewis Long faces debuting Tommy Maguire, and in middleweight action, Che Mills faces The Ultimate Fighter “Smashes” competitor Valentino Petrescu. Both Mills and Petrescu bring reputations as knockout artists into their bout, while Long and Maguire come off of injuries to compete in Cage Warriors.

Photo: Roger Gracie (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

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Dale De Souza
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Dale De Souza is a 22-year-old kid straight out of Texas, who grew up around Professional Wrestling but embraced the beauty of Mixed Martial Arts and Combat Sports at a young age. Dale is a Featured Columnist at Bleacher Report MMA, a writer at The MMA Corner.