Every Monday, The MMA Corner takes a look – with video footage when possible – at the previous weekend’s action at small regional and international shows with a focus on UFC and Pride veterans, consensus-ranked fighters and up-and-coming prospects. Here’s what went down between Sept. 1 and Sept. 4:

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One Fighting Championship: Champion vs. Champion (Kallang, Singapore; Sept. 3)

URCC welterweight champion Eduard Folayang (10-1) earned a unanimous decision over Heat welterweight champ and Sengoku veteran A Sol Kwon (17-7) in a fight that made Sherdog’s list of 10 September Tussles Worth Watching…UFC and Bellator veteran Yoshiyuki Yoshida (13-6) took the unanimous verdict over UFC and Strikeforce vet Phil Baroni (14-14)…2009 ADCC bronze medalist Gregor Gracie (6-1) earned a unanimous nod over Seok Mo Kim (2-2)…Zorobabel Moreira (5-1) scored a second-round TKO of TUF 5 alum Andy Wang (7-8-1)…Leandro Issa (9-2) earned a unanimous decision over Soo Chul Kim (4-1).


First half of Folayang (red trunks) vs. Kwon

Conclusion of Folayang vs. Kwon

Sept. 1
Extreme Fighting Championship Africa 10 (Brakpan, Gauteng, South Africa)

Pride veteran Jadyson Costa (6-12-1) locked in a kimura to submit Wade Henderson (6-8) in the first round.

Sept. 3
Australian Fighting Championship 2 (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)

Second round of Lombard (white trunks) vs. Taylor

In a fight that made Sherdog’s 10 September Tussles Worth Watching, Bellator veteran and No. 12-ranked middleweight Hector Lombard (30-2-1) submitted UFC and Strikeforce vet Jesse Taylor (19-7) via a second-round heel hook…Bellator veteran Marcin Held (11-2) needed just 55 seconds to snag Strikeforce and EliteXC vet Kaleo Kwan (10-12) in an inverted heel hook for the submission victory…Dylan Andrews (13-4) needed only 57 seconds to score a TKO of Ross Dallow (5-9)…UFC and Pride veteran Soa Palelei (12-3) wasted little time, scoring a 28-second TKO of Son Hai Suk.

Andrews (black/red trunks) vs. Dallow

Carelia Fight 7 (Imatra, South Karelia, Finland)

UFC veteran Lucio Linhares (16-6) needed just 24 seconds to knock out Salvatore Casilli (5-2)…Ville Rasanen (11-3) earned a majority decision over Seydina Seck (13-6)…Strikeforce veteran Maiju Kujala (6-3) scored a first-round TKO of Ieva Slezaite (0-1).

Pain Pit Fight Night (Newport, Gwent, Wales)

Godbeer (red gloves) vs. Vaicickas

Mark Godbeer (7-0) remained undefeated, needing just 19 seconds to score a TKO of Tomas Vaicickas (0-4).

Professional Association of Martial Arts Ukraine: President’s Cup (Mariupol, Ukraine)

Lena Ovchynnikova (8-0) kept her unblemished record intact with a first-round armbar submission of Eugenia Kostina (0-1).

Proud Warrior Productions 3 (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)

Nick Honstein (11-4) scored a first-round TKO of Van Shiroma (1-2).

Xtreme Fighting Organization 41: Outdoor War 7 (Island Lake, Ill.)

Schafer (black/white trunks) vs. Albandia

UFC veteran Eric Schafer (12-5-2) locked in a triangle choke in the first round to submit IFL vet Chris Albandia (8-7)…Mike Marrello (12-3-1) secured a rear-naked choke on Brad Scholten (8-10) in the first round for the submission win.

Marrello (white/brown trunks) vs. Scholten

Xtreme Knockout 12 (Arlington, Texas)

Roy Spoon (7-3) scored a second-round knockout of UFC and Pride veteran Anthony Macias (26-16).

Sept. 4
Pancrase: Impressive Tour 9 (Tokyo)

UFC and Pride veteran Naoyuki Kotani (24-10-7) submitted Dream vet and former lightweight King of Pancrase Katsuya Inoue (19-9-4) via a first-round armbar…Takumi Nakayama (16-13-5) captured the interim featherweight King of Pancrase crown with a unanimous decision over Sengoku veteran Tomonari Kanomata (19-6-6)…No. 4-ranked female featherweight Rin Nakai (10-0-1) fought to a split draw with Danielle West (3-2-1)…Pride and Dream veteran Shungo Oyama (10-13) needed just 11 seconds to knock out Jeong Gyo Park (0-5).

Riverfest MMA (Cincinnati)

Dustin Jacoby (5-0) needed only 37 seconds to score the TKO of M-1 Challenge veteran Mojo Horne (10-4).

Photo: Eduard Folayang (l) and A Sol Kwon at the One Fighting Championship weigh-ins  (One Fighting Championship)