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.

Melving Guillard vs. Ross Pearson Added to UFC Fight Night in Manchester, England 

A lightweight battle between two hard hitting lightweights has been scheduled for the UFC Fight Night card from Manchester, England as Melvin Guillard and Ross Pearson will face one another. Guillard is coming off an impressive victory over Mac Danzig at UFC on Fox 8 that saw him earn Knockout of the Night honors while Pearson has back-to-back victories since rejoining the lightweight division.

The fight is scheduled to be the evening’s co-main even with a middleweight fight between Mark Munoz and Michael Bisping serving as the headliner. The card is scheduled to go down on Oct. 26.

Source: MMA Junkie

Rousimar Palhares Looks to Make Welterweight Debut Later This Year 

Former middleweight contender Rousimar Palhares is officially making the move to welterweight and is tentatively scheduled to make his 170-pound debut later this year. The Brazilian was last seen in the Octagon losing to former Bellator champion Hector Lombard.

Palhares is still on the sidelines after being suspended for elevated testosterone levels in the Lombard fight but his punishment is scheduled to come at an end sometime next month.

Bola Omoyele vs. Aaron Wilkinson Becomes First Official Bout for Cage Warriors 60

Two former Ultimate Fighter competitors will face one another at Cage Warriors 60 when Bola Omoyele (TUF U.K. vs. Australia) takes on Aaron Wilkinson (TUF 12) in a welterweight clash. Omoyele has won six consecutive fights while Wilkinson has gone 4-2 since his time with the UFC.

Cage Warriors 60 is set for Oct. 5 and takes place at The Forum in London.

Source: MMA Junkie 

Photo: Melvin Guillard(Rob Tatum/The MMA Corner)

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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.

  • Always felt like Guillard had so much potential to be champion based on his skills. Just has to get mentally in the right place.