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.

Canada Gets Five UFC Events in 2014

Get ready, Canada. The UFC is coming your way five times in 2014.

The UFC announced on Wednesday that it will host five events north of the border, with the first coming on April 16 in Quebec City. Two match-ups have already been announced for the card — Mitch Gagnon vs. Tim Gorman and Sam Stout vs. KJ Noons — along with The Ultimate Fighter coaches Patrick Cote and Kyle Noke squaring off in the main event.

Below is the complete lists of dates and locations for fight cards:

The Ultimate Fighter: Nations – April 16, Colisee Pepsi in Quebec City
UFC 174 – Rogers Arena in Vancouver
UFC 178 – Air Canada Centre in Toronto
UFC Fight Night – Halifax Metro Centre in Halifax
UFC 181 – Bell Centre in Montreal

Source: UFC
Severe injury scratches ‘TUF 18′ winner Julianna Pena from UFC 171

The Ultimate Fighter 18 winner Julianna Pena will be forced to wait for her chance to step inside the Octagon for the second time after forcing a severe injury.

Pena was expected to fight Brazilian Jessica Andrade at UFC 171 on March 15 in Dallas.

According to an individual in Pena’s training camp, she is visiting Los Angeles to have surgery. No injury specifics were mentioned.

Source: MMA Junkie
Lucas Martins will now face Alajamain Sterling at UFC 170

After Bryan Caraway pulled out of UFC 170 due to injury, newcomer Alajamain Sterling will step in and face Lucas Martins.

UFC 170 takes place on Feb. 22 in Las Vegas with Ronda Rousey vs. Sara McMann serving as the main event.

Source: MMA Fighting
Featherweights Andre Fili vs. Max Holloway added to April’s UFC 172 lineup

A 145-pound contest between two up and coming fighters has been added to the UFC 172 bill.

Andre Fili will meet Max Holloway on April 26 in Maryland’s Baltimore Arena. The headliner features Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira for the UFC light heavyweight title.

Source: MMA Junkie
Bellator 110 lineup finalized for Feb. 28

On Feb. 28, Bellator will return to Connecticut’s Mogegan Sun.

In a press release sent to The MMA Corner, Bellator officially announced the fight card that features the light heavyweight semifinals along with featherweight tournament opening round.

The full fight card is listed below:

Main Card (Spike TV)

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Christian M’Pumbu – light heavyweight semifinal
King Mo Lawal vs. Mikhail Zayats – light heavyweight semifinal
Diego Nunes vs. Matt Bessette – featherweight opening round
Mike Richman vs. Desmond Green – featherweight opening round
Daniel Weichel vs. Scott Cleve – featherweight opening round

Preliminary Card (Spike.com)

Goiti Yamauchi vs. Will Martinez – featherweight opening round
Egidijus Valavicius vs. Atanas Djambazov
Andrew Fisher vs. Saul Almeida
Ryan Quinn vs. Andrew Calandrelli
Chris Birchler vs. Josh Diekman
Jake Smith vs. Rico DiSciullo
Pat Schultz vs. Dave Roberts

DaMarques Johnson-Daniel Stittgen, Jeremy Horn-Dan McGlasson Booked for APFC 16

A quartet of MMA veterans will top American Predator Fighting Championship 16 on April 5.

Former UFC competitors DaMarques Johnson and Daniel Stittgen will lock horns in the main event of the evening, while pioneer Jeremy Horn will face Dan McGlasson.

The event takes place from the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park, Ill.

Source: Sherdog

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Corey Adams didn't grow up watching mixed martial arts, considering the UFC was just getting started the year he was born, but in his teenage years, witnessed the action and has fallen in love with the sport. Corey was the first to join The MMA Corner staff -- other than founder Josh Davis -- and has been writing for the site ever since. Corey attends Austin Peay State University, where he majors in Communications with a focus on journalism. When he's not covering MMA, Corey is still writing on many sports with both local and campus newspapers. His favorite sports teams are the Atlanta Braves and Denver Broncos. Follow him on Twitter at the link below.