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.

Titan FC returns Feb. 28 with Gurgel-Ricci headliner

Midwest fight promotion Titan Fighting Championships will return to action on Feb. 28 at Kansas City’s Memorial Hall for its 27th event.

In the night’s main event, UFC and Strikeforce veteran Jorge Gurgel will face off with Ultimate Fighter runner-up Mike Ricci. Also on the card, UFC veteran Kurt Holobaugh takes on Bellator alum Eric Marriott.

The MMA Corner has also learned that recent TUF castoff Anthony Gutierrez is also expected to compete on the card, although no opponent has been finalized at this time.

The promotion, which was resurrected late in 2013 by founder Joe Kelly, has been purchased by former Alchemist Management chairman Jeff Aronson. The first event is expected to air live on CBS Sports.

Oleinik-Rosholt pulled from UFC on Fox 10

A heavyweight clash between Alexey Oleinik and Jared Rosholt has been scratched from the Jan. 25 UFC on Fox 10 card in Chicago after Oleinik suffered an injury.

The now 11-fight event will be headlined by a lightweight match-up between former UFC champion Benson Henderson and former Strikeforce title holder Josh Thomson.

Source: Sherdog
Gagnon-Gorman targeted for TUF Nations Finale

The Ultimate Fighter: Nations Finale will take place on April 16 and air live on Fox Sports 1.

While many of the bouts for the card will be determined by the upcoming season of the reality series, a bantamweight clash between Canadian Mitch Gagnon and TUF 18’s Tim Gorman has been verbally agreed to for the event.

A location for the event is expected in the coming week.

Source: Fox Sports
Sato in for Loughran, faces Silva at UFC Fight Night 36

The welterweight King of Pancrase, Takenori Sato, has been signed to the UFC and will make his Octagon debut at UFC Fight Night 36 opposite Brazilian Erick Silva.

Sato steps in for an injured Nate Loughran at the Feb. 15 event which takes place from the Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

UFC Fight Night 36 is headlined by a middleweight clash between former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida and former Strikeforce light heavyweight kingpin Gegard Mousasi.

Source: Combate
Undefeated featherweight Luke Sanders joins RFA roster

Resurrection Fighting Alliance has signed unbeaten Tennessee featherweight Luke Sanders to its roster.

Sanders’ promotional debut has not been revealed at this time, but the 28-year-old will quickly look to make his mark and challenge and for the promotion’s 145-pound title which will be handed out at the promotion’s 12th event on Jan. 24.

Source: Twitter
MFC 39 fight card update

An injury has forced Ryan Chiappe out of a planned MFC 39 bout with Mehdi Baghdad on Jan. 17. Stepping in for Chiappe will be Chase Degenhardt.

The promotion revealed the last-minute change on Wednesday.

MFC 39: “No Remorse” takes place from the Northlands Expo Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and airs live on AXS TV at 10 p.m. ET.