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.

Women’s MMA pioneer Sexton retires

After 18 pro fights in a career spanning over 12 years, women’s MMA pioneer Rosi Sexton has elected to call it a career. The former UFC, Bellator, and Cage Warriors veteran owned recent decision losses in two UFC bouts, and a knockout loss in her most recent Cage Warriors appearance. Despite the setbacks, Sexton remained a favorite in the eyes of many in the MMA world, especially in the Cage Warriors promotion, where she defeated her first six foes under the promotion’s banner.

Source: MMA Junkie
ONE FC targeting mainland China for 2015 schedule

Asian MMA league ONE FC has already done shows in countries all over Asia, and now they have their sites set on mainland China. Four cities within the mainland are being targeted for four shows in the second half of 2014. The promotion hopes to bump that total up to 10 by 2015, though dates for the planned 2014 events were not announced.

Tavares-Peralta at UFN Maine

After battling various injuries and serving a suspension for a failed drug test, Tavares will finally get the chance to make his featherweight debut when the UFC comes to Bangor, Maine later this year. On the heels of a 2013 loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov, Tavares’ featherweight debut will come again Robbie Peralta. Peralta last defeated TUF Brazil 1 featherweight winner Rony Jason at The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale last May.

Source: Sherdog
Sonnen, Barnett to see action at Metamoris 4

Recently retired UFC competitor Chael Sonnen and UFC heavyweight  Josh Barnett will take part in Metamoris 4 against separate opponents. Sonnen , who has accomplished many things in the Greco-Roman wrestling circuit, will contend with Andre Galvao, who owns MMA experience, but has recently opted to focus on his grappling career.  Meanwhile, the catch-wrestler known as “The War Master” will face no-gi grappling star Dean Lister.

Source: BJJEE

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Dale De Souza
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Dale De Souza is a 22-year-old kid straight out of Texas, who grew up around Professional Wrestling but embraced the beauty of Mixed Martial Arts and Combat Sports at a young age. Dale is a Featured Columnist at Bleacher Report MMA, a writer at The MMA Corner.