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 Feb. 23 and Feb. 26:

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Legacy Fighting Championship 10 (Houston; Feb. 24)

UFC and Dream veteran Gerald Harris (20-4) earned a unanimous decision over Eric Davila (20-12)…UFC veteran Pat Audinwood (11-2-1) locked in an armbar in the third round to submit Justin Reiswerg (4-2)…Carson Beebe (10-1), brother of former WEC bantamweight champion Chase Beebe, took home a unanimous nod over Tim Snyder (12-10-1)…Chidi Njokuani (6-3), brother of UFC and WEC veteran Anthony Njokuani, scored a first-round TKO of Jonathan Harris (5-2).


Feb. 23
Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 46 (Kiev, Ukraine)

Kraniotakes vs. Poberezhets

In a fight that made Sherdog’s 10 February Tussles Worth Watching, Andreas Kraniotakes (13-5) secured a rear-naked choke in the first round to submit Dmitry Poberezhets (10-5-1)…Sengoku veteran Diego Gonzalez (15-6-1) submitted Ivica Truscek (17-10) via a second-round guillotine choke…Pavel Kusch (12-2) needed just 30 seconds to secure an omoplata and submit Alexander Starikov (0-1)…Vladimir Katyhin (13-4-1) submitted Anatoly Safronov (7-6) by way of a second-round rear-naked choke…Sergei Churilov (7-0) remained undefeated with a first-round Achilles lock submission of Anatoly Starodubtsev (0-1).

Kusch vs. Starikov

Feb. 24
Cage Fighting Championship 20: Fogagnolo vs. Muir (Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia)

Andrews vs. Thomas

UFC and Pride veteran Soa Palelei (15-3) scored a second-round TKO of Shunsuke Inoue (12-7-2)…Dylan Andrews (14-4) left Steve Thomas (6-4-1) unable to continue past the first round.

Championship Fighting Alliance 5: Chavez vs. Parsons (Coral Gables, Fla.)

Jordan Parsons (8-0) kept his unblemished record intact with a unanimous decision victory over Danny Chavez (4-1).

Fight to Win: Mardi Gras Brawl (Denver)

TUF 9 alum Cameron Dollar (10-4) retained his Fight to Win featherweight championship with a split decision victory over Justin Houghton (4-1)…Read Rob Tatum’s full event recap here on The MMA Corner.

Proud Warrior Productions 4: Vaculik vs. Honstein (Coral Gables, Fla.)

Rodriguez (red gloves) vs. Wilson

Richie Vaculik (8-1) submitted Nick Honstein (11-6) by way of a first-round triangle armbar…Manuel Rodriguez (9-2) landed a head kick in the third round to knock out Regan Wilson (4-2).

Showdown Fights: Breakout (Orem, Utah)

UFC veteran and TUF 2 alum Josh Burkman (22-9) earned a unanimous decision over Koffi Adzitso (17-9) in a fight that made Sherdog’s 10 February Tussles Worth WatchingSean O’Connell (11-4) earned the unanimous verdict over Trevor Carlson (6-1)…Jordan Clements (10-1) earned a unanimous decision over David Castillo (12-5)…Jason South (8-0) maintained his spotless record with a second-round guillotine choke submission of Bellator veteran Tim Ruberg (8-1).

Feb. 25
Cage Contender XII (Dublin, Ireland)

In a fight that made Sherdog’s 10 February Tussles Worth Watching, BAMMA veteran Gunnar Nelson (9-0-1) remained perfect with a first-round armbar submission of M-1 Challenge vet Alexander Butenko (12-5).

KSW 18: Unfinished Sympathy (Plock, Poland)

Overeem vs. Rozalski

Strikeforce and Pride veteran Valentijn Overeem (30-26) secured a toe hold in the first round to submit Marcin Rozalski (2-1)…KSW light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz (15-3) earned a unanimous decision over UFC veteran Mario Miranda (13-4) in a non-title bout…UFC veteran Curt Warburton (9-3) locked in an arm-triangle choke in the second round to submit Artur Sowinski (12-6)…UFC and WEC veteran Maciej Jewtuszko (9-2) scored a first-round TKO of TUF 9 alum Dean Amasinger (9-6).

Jewtuszko vs. Amasinger

Shooto: Shooting Disco 17 (Tokyo)

Hiroshige Tanaka (8-1) earned a unanimous decision over Yo Saito (6-7-2).

Photo: Gerald Harris (L) battles Eric Davila at Legacy Fighting Championship 10 (Mike Calimbas/Mike Calimbas Photography)