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.

Bellator 112 Weigh-in Results

The featherweight championship trilogy bout between Daniel Straus versus Pat Curran is official for tomorrow night, but not after some struggle.  Straus, the champion, struggled to get down to the 145-pound limit, as he weighed in at 145.5 during his first official weigh-in.  He was awarded two hours to shed the additional weight, and was able to get to 145-pounds on the nose.

Straus was not the only fighter who missed weight, as bantamweights Diego Marlon and Lloyd Carter weighed in slightly overweight.  The two are scheduled to fight one another tomorrow night and will go forward officially in a catchweight bout.

The promotions opening round of their season ten welterweight tournament is official, as all eight fighters were on weight.

The official weigh-in results (all weights in pounds):

Daniel Straus (145) vs. Pat Curran (144.7) – for featherweight title
Andrey Koreshkov (170.7) vs. Nah’ Shon Burrell (171)
Sam Oropeza (170.2) vs. Cristiano Souza (170.8)
Jesse Juarez (170.7) vs. Adam McDonough (170.5)
Nathan Coy (170.5) vs. Paul Bradley (170.8)
A.J. Matthews (170.5) vs. Belal Muhammad (170.7)
Diego Marlon (136.6) vs. Lloyd Carter (136.1)
Darrion Caldwell (145.7) vs. Lance Surma (146)
Derek Loffer  (169) vs. Bobby Reardanz (160)
Jason Guida (213.5) vs. Anthony Gomez (214)
Daniel James (265) vs. Erick Correa (263.5)

ONE FC 14 Weigh-in Results

While Ben Askren may be the most talked about welterweight on the ONE FC roster, it will be Brock Larson and Nobutatsu Suzuki battling for the inaugural ONE FC title.  The Japanese fighter has only lost once in his career while holding 10 wins and two draws, while Larson, a UFC and WEC veteran, holds a professional record of 37-7.  Both fighters were victorious in their respective debut fights in ONE FC’s cage.

The official weigh-in results (all weights in pounds):

Brock Larson (170) vs. Nobutatsu Suzuki (170) – for welterweight title
Dae Hwan Kim (134) vs. Kevin Belingon (134)
Adriano Moraes (125) vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani (124)
Ariel Sexton (155) vs. Kamal Shalorus (155)
Shinichi Kojima (125) vs. Andrew Leone (129)
Kotetsu Boku (155) vs. Arnaud Lepont (154)
Bashir Ahmad (155) vs. Peter Davis (155)
Harris Sarmiento (144) vs. Herbert Burns (144)
Khim Dima (125) vs. Saiful Merican (125)
ONE FC: “War of Nations” takes place tomorrow from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 14 announced

Resurrection Fighting Alliance has announced their next event today with the main event as a flyweight showdown for the vacant championship belt.  Squaring off for the title will be Matt Manzanares and Leandro Higo.  While Higo has more career experience with a record of 13-2, the American has four fights inside the RFA cage, and will be fighting in front of a hometown crowd.

Additionally, the co-main event will determine the next No. 1 contender for the promotion’s featherweight championship when Mark Dickman and Raoni Barcelos meet in the cage.

RFA 14 will take place on April 11 from Cheyenne, Wyo.

Tumenov vs. Lapsley added to UFC Fight Night 40

The UFC Fight Night 40 card that is set to take place on May 10 in Cincinnati is starting to fill out with the announcement of Albert Tumenov taking on Anthong Lapsley at the event.

Both fighters were highly regarded when they were brought into the UFC, but both lost in their respective debut fight inside the Octagon.  The two welterweights are projected to battle on the preliminary portion of the card.

Source: MMA Junkie
Phil Baroni inked by Bellator

Long Island’s Phil Baroni has signed a contract to fight with Bellator according to the fighter’s Instagram account.

According to the hashtags that were accompanied by the post, it appears as though he will be fighting on a card that will take place on May 2 in Atlantic City, N.J.

Baroni holds a professional record of 15-17, and is a veteran of many major promotions, including the UFC, Strikeforce and Pride.

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Brian McKenna
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Brian McKenna was born and raised in the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts. A sports nut from as long as he can remember, he came to be a fan of Mixed Martial Arts from a roommate watching The Ultimate Fighter while attending Westfield State College. Brian came to writing by starting his own blog, Four Down Territory, which focuses on Boston based sports, life, and of course MMA.