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.

Bobby Green vs. Abel Trujillo Set for UFC 176

A lightweight contest between Bobby Green and Abel Trujillo has been added to UFC 176. Green is riding a seven-fight winning streak and is currently ranked at No. 13 in the UFC’s lightweight division. Trujillo has won back-to-back contests after knocking out both Roger Bowling and Jamie Varner.

UFC 176 is scheduled for Aug. 2 and will be headlined by a UFC featherweight title fight between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes.

Source: UFC
Injury Forces Luiz Dutra Out of UFC Fight Night 44

An injury to Luiz Dutra has forced him out of his scheduled fight with Sean Spencer. Although the UFC hasn’t made an official announcement, the Dutra-Spencer fight has been removed from the official fight card page at UFC.com.

UFC Fight Night 44 takes place June 28 at AT&T Center in San Antonio and will be headlined by a featherweight clash between Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens.

Source: MMA Junkie
Kenny Robertson in vs. Illdemar Alcantara at UFC 175

An injury has forced Santiago Ponzinibbio out of his UFC 175 fight and Kenny Robertson has stepped in on late notice to face Illdemar Alcantara. Robertson has alternated wins and losses since debuting in the UFC while Alcantara has gone 2-1 since dropping to the welterweight division.

UFC 175 takes place on July 5 and features two title fights as Chris Weidman faces Lyoto Machida and Ronda Rousey takes on Alexis Davis.

Source: Globo
Ulysses Gomez Signs Multi-Fight Deal with RFA

Ulysses Gomez will begin his post-UFC career in the RFA promotion as the former UFC flyweight has signed a multi-fight deal. No debut date or terms were given for the contract.

Gomez was scheduled to appear in the Cage Warriors promotion in December but collapsed while cutting weight and the fight was scrapped.

Source: RFA
Legacy FC Signs Trio of Undefeated Brazilians

Texas-based promotion Legacy FC has signed a trio of undefeated Brazilians to multi-fight deals. Bruno Ferreira (8-0), Pedro Souza (11-0) and Bruno Viana (7-0) have all agreed to sign with the promotion.

All three are expected to debut in September at a future Legacy FC event.

Source: MMA Junkie
Kyle Kingsbury Returns to the UFC to Face Patrick Cummins

Kyle Kingsbury will be returning to the UFC after a near two-year long hiatus. He will face Patrick Cummins who is fresh off a victory over Roger Narvaez at UFC Fight Night 42. It will be Cummins third fight in 2014 after making  his promotional debut earlier this year. Kingsbury’s last Octagon appearance was a loss to Jimi Manuwa that pushed his UFC record to 4-4.

Source: UFC
Jessamyn Duke vs. Leslie Smith Added to UFC Fight Night Atlantic City

Jessamyn Duke and Leslie Smith will look to bounce back from defeats as they face one another at the July 16 UFC Fight Night card from Atlantic City, N.J. Duke recently lost a unanimous decision to Bethe Correira at UFC 172 while Smith lost to Sarah Kaufman in April.

Source: MMA Fighting
ONE FC 18 Announced

ONE FC has announced that ONE FC: “War of Dragons” will take place in Taiwan on July 11. Paul Cheng is scheduled to meet Mahmoud Hassan, Koji Ando faces Rafael Nunes and Jake Butler takes on Mohamed Ali.

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.