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.

Melvin Guillard Signs with World Series of Fighting Promotion

Former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard has signed with the World Series of Fighting promotion.  He’s expected to make his WSOF debut later this summer but an opponent has yet to be named.

Guillard was released by the UFC after dropping a unanimous decision to Michael Johnson. Guillard went 12-9 inside the Octagon during his UFC tenure but was just 1-3 and one no contest in his last five fights.

Source: Twitter
Tyron Woodley-Rory MacDonald Official for UFC 174 in Vancouver

A long-rumored bout between welterweight contenders Tyron Woodley and Rory MacDonald is official for UFC 174 on June 14 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The bout became official after Woodley inked a new deal with the promotion.

UFC 174 takes place from the Rogers Arena and will air live on pay-per-view.

Source: MMA Junkie
UFC Heavyweight Stefan Struve Cleared by Doctors to Return to Action

After facing a rare heart condition that jeopardized his career, UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve has been cleared by doctors to fight once again. Struve was diagnosed with a leaking aortic valve and an enlarged heart back in August. Surgery will still likely have to happen but Struve is currently using medication to control his blood pressure.

The former heavyweight contender said that he’s working on the details of a return date with the UFC at this time.

Source: MMA Junkie
Mike Pierce Injured, Forced Out of Contest with Demian Maia

A broken hand has forced Mike Pierce out of his scheduled fight with Demian Maia. The fight was scheduled for UFC Fight Night 42. Both guys were looking to get their UFC careers on track at the expense of the others.

No replacement has been named by the UFC as of now.

Source: MMA Junkie
Amanda Nunes Suffers Broken Hand, Sarah Kaufman Awaits New Opponent

Brazilian bantamweight Amanda Nunes has suffered a broken hand and is out of a bout with former Strikeforce champion Sarah Kaufman at the TUF: Nations Finale on April 16.

Nunes was already stepping in for an injured Shayna Baszler at the event, but UFC officials have stated that Kaufman will remain on the card.

Source: Instagram
Two Bouts Added to UFC Fight Night 42 in Brazil

The UFC has added two featherweight fights to its May 31 visit to Sao Paulo, Brazil.

In one affair, Ultimate Fighter 14 winner Diego Brandao will welcome RFA champion Brian Ortega to the Octagon, while fellow TUF winner Rony “Jason” Mariano Bezerra will take on Robbie Peralta.

UFC Fight Night 42 takes place from the Ibirapuera Gymnasium and will be headlined by a heavyweight contest between Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic.

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Erik Perez vs. Bryan Caraway on tap for UFC Fight Night 43

A bantamweight clash between Bryan caraway and Erik Perez has been scheduled for the UFC’s trip to Albuquerque on June 7. Perez is coming off a decision win against Edwin Figueroa and will be the hometown favorite given that he trains with the Jackson-Winkeljohn camp.

Caraway hasn’t fought since UFC 159 where he bested Johnny Bedford by submission. The UFC Fight Night card is scheduled to be headlined by a lightweight battle between Benson Henderson and Rustam Khabilov.

Source: UFC
Joe Pacheco and Brandon Halsey added to Bellator Middleweight Tournament

One week after Bellator MMA was forced to cancel one half of its season 10 middleweight tournament due to Jeremy Kimball missing weight, the promotion has announced a replacement bout.

Joe Pacheco and Brandon Halsey will meet at Bellator 116 on Friday, April 11 for a chance to move on to the tournament final.

Thomas Almeida vs. Aaron Phillips headlines Legacy FC 32

Legacy Fighting Championship has revealed the main event for its card on June 20 in Louisiana.

Bantamweights Thomas Almeida and Aaron Phillips will square in the headlining contest which takes place from the Horseshoe Casino in Shreveport and airs live on AXS TV.

Source: MMA Junkie