Each day, The MMA Corner will provide a recap of results, event  announcements, fight matchups, and injuries/cancellations from  throughout the world of MMA.

Jones vs. Henderson possible for UFC 151 Sept. 1

Dana White told reporters this week that right now it looks like Jon Jones will defend his light heavyweight title against Dan Henderson on Labor Day weekend.  Originally it was stated that they were planning on having this fight as the main event for UFC 149 in July but White indicated that Jones deserved some time to rest after his most recent performance.

Source: MMAJunkie
Gono retires following Bellator 67 loss to Chandler

Following his loss to lightweight champion Michael Chandler at Bellator 67, Akihiro Gono decided it is time to end his career and announced his retirement.  Gono, who made his debut in 1994 for the Japanese organization Pride, has fought some of the best fighters in the world at multiple weight classes.  Gono ends his career with a 32-18-7 record.

Source: MMAJunkie
MFC 33 Results: Coy wins welterweight title

MFC 33 took place May 4, from Mayfield Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, and live on HDNet Fights.  In the main event Nathan Coy beat and battered Ryan McGillivray for three rounds before the ringside doctor was forced to step in and stop the fight.  With the victory Coy becomes the MFC welterweight champion.

Nathan Coy (11-4) def. Ryan McGillivray (12-6-1) by TKO (doctor’s stoppage). Round 3, 5:00
Mukai Maromo (7-2) def. Adam Lynn (17-9) by split decision.
Luke Harris (9-1) def. Edwin Deweese (37-16) by submission (guillotine choke).  Round 1, 2:05
Jamie Toney (16-7) def. Andrew Buckland (15-9-1) by unanimous decision
Matt Jelly (3-1) def. Garrett Nybakken (3-5) by submission(armbar). Round 1, 2:01
Josh Kitchen (5-1) def. Mike Scarcello (2-2-1) by submission(triangle choke). Round 1, 2:27

Source: The MMA Corner

Photo: Jon Jones knees Shogun Rua (Tracy Lee/Yahoo Sports)

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Josh Davis is the owner and President of The MMA Corner, LLC. He has been a fan of mixed martial arts since seeing UFC 1 in his hometown. In addition to his The MMA Corner responsibilities, Josh is the editor of Scrapp! Fight Magazine. Josh has also written for MMA Unleashed and MMA Sports magazines. Josh also manages some of Colorado's best up and coming fighters and is dedicated to the positive promotion of the sport.