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.

Varner Injured; Green Faces Healy at UFC on FOX 9

After suffering a torn rotator cuff, Jamie Varner has been forced out of his scheduled fight with Pat Healy. In his place will be Bobby Green. The subject of internet scrutiny following a controversial finish, Green will look to remain perfect inside the Octagon after taking the fight on a month’s notice.

Meanwhile Healy will look to salvage something from a rocky 2013 campaign. Healy had a win over Jim Miller overturned due to a failed drug test and was thoroughly beaten by Khabib Nurmagomedov in his last outing.

Source: MMA Junkie

Kelvin Gastelum Injured; Out of UFC on FOX 9 Bout

The injury bug has struck another fighter on the UFC on Fox 9 card as Kelvin Gastelum has pulled out of his scheduled bout. Gastelum posted on his Twitter account that he’d torn his PCL but will be lucky enough to avoid surgery. He expects to be sidelined for 4-6 weeks.

Gastelum’s opponent, Court Mcgee, is still awaiting a replacement

Source: Twitter

Rony Jason Suspended 30 Days for Punching Through Wall

Rony Jason didn’t have a good night at UFC Fight Night 32. In fact he had a horrible night. Jason was knocked out by Jeremy Stephens inside the cage in front of his countrymen and was slapped with a 180-day medical suspension. After the fight, the Brazilian punched a hole through a wall and suffered a cut as a result.

His post-fight antics have earned him an additional 30-day suspension for “anti-sportsmanship conduct” actions.

Source: MMA Weekly

Cage Warriors Announces December Trip to Baghdad

Cage Warriors will conclude a busy 2013 with a hectic December lineup. The promotion has announced today that terms have been finalized for the promotion to head to Baghdad on Dec. 14. Cage Warriors will hold an even in England seven days prior to the Baghdad event and will cap off the year with a Dec. 31 card from Dublin.

Source: The MMA Corner

[divier]Photo: Jamie Varner (James Law/Heavy MMA)

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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.