Every Thursday, The MMA Corner takes a look at the upcoming weekend’s schedule of small regional and international shows with a focus on UFC and Pride veterans as well as consensus-ranked fighters. Here’s what’s going down between Aug. 4 and Aug. 7:

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Tachi Palace Fights 10: Let the Chips Fall (Lemoore, Calif.; Aug. 5)

In a fight that made Sherdog’s list of 10 August Tussles Worth Watching, No. 6-ranked flyweight Darrell Montague (9-1) will defend his Tachi 125-pound title against WEC veteran and No. 3-ranked flyweight Ian McCall (10-2)…Former Bellator featherweight champion Joe Soto (9-1) will battle Eddie Yagin (13-4-1) for the vacant Tachi featherweight championship…No. 2-ranked flyweight and reigning King of the Cage junior flyweight (126 lb.) champion Mamoru Yamaguchi (26-5-3) takes on No. 4-ranked flyweight Jussier “Formiga” da Silva (9-1)…Former WEC light heavyweight champion Doug Marshall (12-4) goes up against ShoXC vet Givanildo Santana (15-1)…Former Tachi flyweight king and Bellator veteran Ulysses Gomez (7-2) shifts to bantamweight to fight Drew Bittner (4-0)…The event airs live via free internet stream on Sherdog beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET.


Aug. 4
Other Events

Locked in the Cage: Thursday Night Fights 2 (Philadelphia)

Aug. 5
League S-70: Brazil vs. Russia (Sochi, Russia)

M-1 Challenge veteran Alexander Sarnavskiy (14-0) squares off with Marcio Cesar (14-5-1) in a fight that made Sherdog’s list of 10 August Tussles Worth Watching.

Shooto Brazil 24 (Brasilia, Brazil)

WEC veteran Glover Teixeira (13-2) and UFC vet Antonio Mendes (18-8) will vie for the Shooto South America 220-pound title…The Shooto South America 115-pound championship will be on the line when Lincoln de Sa (5-1) fights Andre Costa Pereira (1-2).

Other Events

Battle at the Barn (Owatonna, Minn.)
Reality Fighting: Battle at the Beach 2011 (Wildwood, N.J.)
Shooto Australia: Superfight Australia 10 (Perth, Western Australia, Australia)
Ultimate Top Team Fights 2 (Aurora, Colo.)

Aug. 6
Shooto: Gig Tokyo 7 (Tokyo)

Shinichi Kojima (10-4-5) tangles with Masaaki Sugawara (11-5-1) in a fight that made Sherdog’s list of 10 August Tussles Worth Watching.

XPlode Fight Series: Rumble off the Reservation (Valley Center, Calif.)

Bellator veteran Sean Loeffler (23-5) clashes with Strikeforce vet Brandon Gaines (4-15)…UFC veteran Brodie Farber (13-6) meets Berdo Torres.

Ultimate Challenge MMA: Warrior Creed (London)

In a fight that made Sherdog’s list of 10 August Tussles Worth Watching, reality television star and Cage Rage veteran Alex Reid (8-9-1) locks horns with another television personality in Jason Barrett (3-6)…TUF 9 alum Dean Amasinger (8-4 MMA) will take on Luke Sines in fight contested under K-1 rules.

Other Events

915 MMA: Border Brawl 7 (El Paso, Texas)
Fight Lab 16 (Charlotte, N.C.)
FightWorld Cup 9 (Nerang, Queensland, Australia)
King of the Cage: Demolition (Walker, Minn.)
Onslaught Fights: Redemption (Winchester, Va.)
Premier Combat Group: Cowboys Extreme Cagefighting (San Antonio)
Revelation Fight Organization: Fair Fight (Mansfield, Ohio)
Ultimate Victory Challenge 17: Conflict (Columbus, Ohio)
Vale Fighting Championship (Taubate, Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Aug. 7
Pancrase: Impressive Tour 8 (Tokyo)

Shoko Sato (12-5) fights fellow Sengoku veteran Tatsuya So (8-5-1)…Motonobu Tezuka (16-3-3) locks horns with Sengoku veteran Shintaro Ishiwatari (9-4-4).

Other Events

Deep: clubDeep Toyama: Rookies and Oyaji Deep (Toyama, Japan)
Morganti MMA & Contact Championship: Morganti MMA Grand Prix (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Zst: Swat! 42 (Tokyo)
Zst: Swat! 43 (Tokyo)

Photo: Darrell Montague (Jeff Sherwood/Sherdog)