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.

TUF 18 Finale gets Benavidez vs. Johnson II

TUF 18 hosts two coaches that will eventually meet for the second time in a title fight and its finale on Nov. 30 will see two flyweights do the same.

At the Las Vegas event, Demetrious Johnson defends his belt against top contender Joseph Benavidez in a headlining fight.

This is the pair’s second meeting, the first at UFC 152 saw Johnson walk away with a split-decision victory.

Source: UFC

UFC on Fox 9 Additions

The Dec. 14 UFC on Fox 9 event headlined by newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis vs. Josh Thomson, has added multiple fights.

Matt Brown will meet Carlos Condit in a welterweight tilt which will likely find a spot as the night’s co-main event. Former WEC title challenger Scott Jorgensen makes his flyweight debut against Ian McCall. And Fox fan-favorite Joe Lauzon draws Mac Danzig at the event.

Source: Sherdog

Dollaway Tapped as UFC 166 Replacement

CB Dollaway returns to action against Tim Boetsch on Oct. 19 at UFC 166. He will be replacing former Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold who is out due to a reported knee injury.

Source: MMA Junkie

Fitch vs Alfaya for WSOF 6

Jon Fitch makes his World Series of Fighting return against Marcelo Aflaya to round out the main card of the Oct. 26 event. The event will air live on NBC Sports.

Photo: Demetrious Johnson (Esther Lin/MMA Fighting)

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David Massey
Staff Writer

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.