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

Legacy FC 12 adds heavyweight showdown and Jay Hieron left without opponent

D.J. Linderman meets Dale Mitchell in a heavyweight showdown at next week’s Legacy Fighting Championship 12 event.

Meanwhile, Mike Bronzoulis was forced to pull out of his bout against Jay Hieron, leaving Hieron without an opponent for the event.

The event takes place on July 13, and features a main event between Will Campuzano and Chad Robichaux for the vacant featherweight championship.

Source: MMA Junkie

Undefeated British prospect signs with the UFC

British light heavyweight,  Jim Manuwa, inked a deal with the UFC and will make his debut later this year.

At 11-0, Manuwa turned down two UFC offers, and six months later, he’s decided to sign with the largest MMA promotion in the world.

Source: MMA Weekly

UFC on Fuel 5 adds two fights

The UFC added three British fighters to England’s UFC on Fuel 5 card.

Middleweight Tom Watson will meet Brad Tavares, while welterweights John Maguire and John Hathaway are scheduled to fight on the Sept. 29 card in Nottingham, England.

Source: MMA Junkie

Photo: Brian Ebersole (R) (Heavy MMA)

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