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.

UFC Fight Night Dublin Continues to Take Shape

Unbeaten welterweights Gunnar Nelson and Ryan LaFlare will face one another at the UFC Fight Night Card from Dublin in July. LaFlare is coming off a unanimous decision win over John Howard and is 4-0 inside the Octagon. Grappling wizard Nelson is 12-0-1 and is coming off a first-round submission win against Omari Akhmedov at UFC Fight Night 37.

Also added to the card is a quartet of bouts featuring flyweights Ian McCall vs. Brad Pickett and Phil Harris vs. Neil Seery, middleweights Ilir Latifi and Tom Lawlor, as well as light heavyweights Cody Donovan and Nikita Krylov .

UFC Fight Night Dublin takes place on July 19 at The O2.

Source: UFC / MMA Junkie
Joe Ellenberger vs. Frank Trevino Added to UFC Fight Night 44

After having his debut fight fall through at the last minute, Joe Ellenberger will debut at UFC Fight Night 44 in June. Joe is the twin brother of UFC welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger. Joe has 12 stoppage wins in his 14 wins. Trevino will be competing in front of his home state of Texas and is coming off a unanimous decision win against Renee Forte at UFC 171.

Source: MMA Junkie
Hatsu Hioki vs. Charles Oliveira added to UFC Fight Night 43

Japanese star Hatsu Hioki will face Charles Oliveira in a featherweight contest at the UFC Fight Night 43 event on June 28. The event takes place at the Vector Arena in Auckland and is headlined by a middleweight contest between Nate Marquardt and James Te Huna.

Hioki ended a three-fight losing skid by defeating Ivan Menjivar by unanimous decision at the TUF China Finale while Oliveira picked up a submission win over Andy Ogle in his last Octagon outing.

Source: Tatame
Josh Hill vs. Mike Adams Bantamweight Title Eliminator Added to WSOF Canada 2

Josh Hill and Mike Adams will face one other in the co-main event of WSOF Canada 2 with the winner being rewarded a WSOF Canada bantamweight title contest later this year. Hill holds a perfect record at 9-0 but hasn’t competed in an official bout since August 2012. Adams has also been out of action for quite some time, not competing since March 2013 where he lost by submission to Curtis Brigham.

WSOF 2 Canada will take place on June 7 at the Edmonton Expo Center.

Source: Sherdog
ONE FC: Honor & Glory Card Complete with Addition of Final Three Bouts

Three fights have been added to the ONE FC: Honor & Glory card which has now been finalized. Eddie Ng will face fellow lightweight Vincent Latoel in the co-main event. Former ONE FC featherweight champ Honorio Banario faces Narantungalag Jamdabaa and Bruno Pucci faces Major Overall.

The event is scheduled to feature the ONE FC debut of former Bellator champ Ben Askren and takes place on May 30 from Singapore.

Source: The MMA Corner
BAMMA Announces BAMMA Fight Night: Askham vs. Nunes

BAMMA will kick off the launch of BAMMA Fight Nights with a card headlined by Scott Askham facing Max Nunes for the BAMMA World Middleweight title. Askham sports an unblemished professional record at 11-0-0 while Nunes holds a 13-1-0 record.

The event is slated for June 7 from the O2 Guildhall.

Source: The MMA Corner

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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.