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.

McGregor to return for Dublin card against Miller

Irish standout Conor McGregor will return to action and fight in the main event when the UFC returns to Ireland this July.  Opposing McGregor will be American Top Team fighter Cole Miller.

“Notorious” burst onto the scene last year with a big knockout of Marcus Brimage, and followed it up with a victory over Max Holloway, making him 2-0 inside the Octagon.  He has been on the shelf since the Holloway fight as a result of a torn ACL that was suffered during the fight.  A cast member of the fifth season of The Ultimate Fighter, Miller holds a 10-6 record in the UFC, and is currently riding a two-fight winning streak.

UFC Fight Night 46 takes place in Dublin, Ireland on July 19.

Source: UFC
Bellator 118 Weigh-in Results

The interim bantamweight championship will be on the line when Joe Warren and Rafael Silva meet in the main event tomorrow evening at Bellator 118, but only for Warren after Silva could not make weight.  When the fight was originally scheduled, it was going to be Eduardo Dantas defending his gold against Warren, but an injury forced the champion out, and the 2013 Summer Series tournament winner was inserted in to fight against “The Baddest Man on the Planet.”.

Additionally, there will be two tournament fights on the docket, with a welterweight semifinal bout between Andrey Koreshkov and Justin Baesman. Korsehkov was originally slated to face Sam Oropeza, but Oropeza came in heavy and was replaced by Baesman.  The other fight will kick off the 2014 Summer Series light heavyweight tournament, as Liam McGeary and Mike Mucitelli will battle in the semifinal round.  Both McGeary and Mucitelli hold undefeated professional records of 6-0 and 6-0(1), respectively.

Undercard fighters Gemiyale Adkins and Ryan Contaldi also missed the mark for their respective weight classes.

The official weigh-in results are as follows:

Rafael Silva (136.9)* vs. Joe Warren (134.6) – for interim bantamweight title (Warren only)
Andrey Koreshkov (171) vs. Justin Baesman (170.6) – welterweight tournament semifinals
Marcos Galvao (136.8) vs. Thomas Vasquez (134.6)
Liam McGeary (204) vs. Mike Mucitelli (205) – “Summer Series” light heavyweight tournament opening round
Gemiyale Adkins (172.4)* vs. Dante Rivera (170.9)
Ryan Contaldi (186.7)* vs. Jesus Martinez (185.6)
Eugene Fadiora (184.9) vs. Tim Woods (186)
Darrion Caldwell (145.8) vs. Joe Pingitore (145.9)
Lester Caslow (145.5) vs. Jay Haas (144.4)
Mike Bannon (155.9) vs. Sidney Outlaw (155.7)
Amran Aliyev (146) vs. Kevin Roddy (145.5)

Bellator 118 takes place tomorrow night from Atlantic City, N.J.

Source: MMA Junkie
ONE FC 15 Weigh-In Results

Bibiano Fernandes is not just considered one of the best bantamweights the world, he is often considered one of the best fighters that are not currently employed by the UFC.  Tomorrow, Fernandes will put his ONE FC 135-pound title on the line as he takes on Masakatsu Ueda in the evening’s main event.

A total of nine bouts will be on the card, and all eighteen fighters made their mark.

The official weigh-in results are as follows:

ONE FC Bantamweight World Championship: Masakatsu Ueda (61.2 kg / 134 lbs) vs. Bibiano Fernandes (61.0 kg/ 134 lbs)
Lightweight: Kotetsu Boku (69.7 kg/ 153 lbs) vs. Eduard Folayang (70 kg/ 154 lbs)
Flyweight: Joshua Alvarez (55.9 kg/ 123 lbs) vs. Rey Docyogen (56.1 kg/ 124 lbs)
Featherweight: Rob Lisita (65.5 kg/ 144 lbs) vs. Yusuke Kawanago (65.3 kg/ 144 lbs)
Heavyweight: James McSweeney (109 kg/ 240 lbs) vs. Chris Lokteff (114.5 kg/ 251 lbs)
Middleweight: Tatsuya Mizuno (83.6 kg/ 184 lbs) vs. Leandro Ataides (83.6 kg/ 184 lbs)
Flyweight: Aya Saeid Saber (56.4 kg/ 124 lbs) vs. Ana Julaton (56.7 kg/ 125 lbs)
Flyweight: Gianni Subba (56.7 kg/ 125 lbs) vs. Eugene Toquero (56.7 kg/ 125 lbs)
Atomweight: Jeet Toshi (47 kg / 104 lbs) vs. Jujeath Nagaowa (48 kg / 105 lbs)

High set to meet dos Anjos

Fresh off of his defeat against Khabib Nurmagomedov, Rafael dos Anjos has been booked in a bout against Jason High at UFC Fight Night 42.

Prior to the defeat, the Brazilian was riding a five fight winning streak.  On the other hand, High has strung two victories together after losing his Octagon debut against Erick Silva.  The American will drop to lightweight, which is where the fight will be contested.

UFC Fight Night 42 will take place from Albuquerque, N.M. on June 7.

Source: UFC
De Randamie set to meet Dudieva

Germaine de Randamie will introduce newcomer Milana Dudieva to the Octagon at UFC 174.

Hailing from Russia, Dudieva holds a 10-3 record, but will face a tough test taking on de Randamie who has gone 1-1 inside the UFC.  The Dutchwoman was victorious against Julie Kedzie, but fell short in her next fight against Amanda Nunes.

UFC 174 takes place on June 14 from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Source: MMA Junkie
Six fighters confirmed for Battlegrounds MMA tournament

One night tournaments used to be one of the driving forces behind mixed martial arts, and Battlegrounds MMA will be looking to bring back that format.  On Friday, June 27, a one night, eight-man welterweight tournament will be hosted in Tulsa, Okla.

Currently, six fighters have confirmed their status for the fight, and they are Dennis Hallman, Cody McKenzie, Chris Honeycutt, Luigi Fioravanti, David Mitchell and Josh Bryant.  Two fighters have yet to be announced, along with the rest of the fight card.

As far as the matchups in the tournament, it has been announced that after the weigh-in that takes place the previous day, a lottery will be held to determine who will fight who.

Michaud steps in to replace Mitchell

Jingliang Li will have a new opponent for his upcoming fight at UFC 173, as David Michaud will step in to fill the shoes that once belonged to Danny Mitchell.

The fight will mark Michaud’s debut inside the Octagon, however he is a perfect 7-0 in his career so far.  It will be Li’s UFC debut as well, and he has gone 8-2 outside of the promotion.

Currently, the bout has only been verbally agreed upon, and still awaits a contract and for it to be officially finalized.

UFC 173 takes place on May 24 from Las Vegas.

Source: MMA Junkie
Ronson and Lee matched up
It will be Kevin Lee squaring off against Jesse Ronson at The Ultimate Fighter 19 finale on July 6 in Las Vegas.
Both fighters are seeking their first promotional victory, as Ronson lost in his first two tries, while Lee has gone 0-1 inside the Octagon.
Source: UFC

About The Author

Brian McKenna
Staff Writer

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.