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 Nov. 24 and Nov. 27:

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KSW 17: Revenge (Lodz, Poland; Nov. 26)

In a fight that made Sherdog’s 10 November Tussles Worth Watching, UFC and Bellator veteran Matt Horwich (26-19-1) locks horns with Michal Materla (15-3)…Sengoku and ShoXC veteran Mamed Khalidov (23-4-2) squares off with UFC and Strikeforce vet Jesse Taylor (20-7)…World’s Strongest Man Mariusz Pudzianowski (3-2) will face Dream and Sengoku veteran James Thompson (16-14) in a rematch of their KSW 16 bout, which Thompson won via arm-triangle choke submission…UFC and Strikeforce veteran Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou (12-9) battles Jan Blachowicz (13-3)…UFC and WEC veteran Maciej Jewtuszko (8-1) takes on Artur Sowinski (11-5)…UFC and Sengoku veteran James Zikic (20-8-2) is slated to face Antoni Chmielewski (21-8).


Nov. 24
Other Events

American Fighting Organization: Thanksgiving Massacre 4 (Mansfield, Mass.)

Nov. 25
Northeast MMA: PA Cage Fight 9 (Scranton, Pa.)

TUF 11 alum and UFC veteran Kris McCray (6-3) fights Bellator vet Gemiyale Adkins (7-2).

Other Events

Arnold’s Amateur MMA Festival (Columbus, Ohio)
Cage Fighting Manitoba 3 (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) Airing tape delayed on The Fight Network in Canada and live via ppv at GoFightLive
Hard Knocks Fighting Championship: School of Hard Knocks 18 (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) Airing tape delayed on The Fight Network in Canada and live via ppv at GoFightLive
Kombat Zone 32: Black Friday Beatdown (Fort Wayne, Ind.)

Nov. 26
Duel for Domination: MMA Extravaganza (Phoenix)

UFC and Strikeforce veteran Joe Riggs (34-14) scraps with Chuck Huus (0-3).

Jungle Fight 34 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Dream veteran Adriano Martins (20-6) goes up against Neilson Gomes (13-1).

K-1: Rumble of the Kings 6 (Stockholm, Sweden)

Dream welterweight champion and Strikeforce veteran Marius Zaromskis (15-6) meets Bruno Carvalho (13-4) in a fight that made Sherdog’s 10 November Tussles Worth Watching…Dream veteran Yusuke Kawaguchi (13-4) clashes with Jorgen Kruth (3-0).

Midwest Ultimate Cage Fights: Titans Rumble (Branson, Mo.)

Strikeforce veteran Jeri Sitzes (3-1) battles Jessica Bartness (0-0).

Rumble in the Cage 45 (Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada)

UFC veteran Jesse Bongfeldt (15-5-1) takes on Brandon MacArthur (6-17)…The event airs tape delayed on The Fight Network in Canada and live via pay-per-view at GoFightLive.

Spartan MMA (San Luis, Brazil)

UFC veteran Amilcar Alves (11-4) is scheduled to compete at the event.

Sterling Entertainment Group: Downtown Showdown (Minneapolis)

Strikeforce veteran Eric Wisely (18-6) locks horns with Brandon Girtz (7-1).

Ultimate Warrior Fighting (Pharr, Texas)

UFC and Bellator veteran Roger Huerta (21-5-1) tangles with TUF 6 alum and UFC vet War Machine (11-4)…UFC and Bellator veteran Dave Menne (44-16-2) fights Eric Davila (20-10)…The event airs live via pay-per-view at GoFightLive.

Other Events

Alaska Cage Fighting (Fairbanks, Alaska)
Campos Combat (Campos dos Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Evolution Fighting Championships 11 (Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada) Airing tape delayed on The Fight Network in Canada.
Hybrid Combat 11 (Gatineau, Quebec, Canada)
King of the Cage: Triumph (Ruidoso/Mescalero, N.M.)
Pacific Xtreme Combat 28 (Pasig, Philippines)
Superior FC/M-1 Global: M-1 Fighter Europe (Duren, Germany)
Tsunami Fight Championships (Saint George, Utah)
Turf Wars Extreme Fighting: Turf Wars 4 (Florence, Ky.)

Nov. 27
MMA Against Dengue (Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

UFC and Bellator veteran Ricco Rodriguez (47-13) locks horns with WEC vet Glover Teixeira (15-2)…UFC and Pride veteran David Bielkheden (16-9) meets Shine Fights vet Flavio Alvaro (34-9)…IFL veteran Gustavo Machado (21-8-1) is slated to face Henrique Oliveira (8-4)…IFL veteran Delson Heleno (22-6) squares off with Edgar Dayan (0-2).

Other Events

Deep: Cage Impact 2011 (Toyama, Japan) Airing tape delayed on The Fight Network in Canada.
Pancrase: Impressive Tour 12 (Osaka, Japan)
Shooto: Spirit Aomori (Hirosaki, Aomori, Japan)

Photo: Matt Horwich (L) battles Jake Rosholt (Keith Mills/Sherdog)