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

Pat Curran vs. Patricio Pitbull set at Bellator 73

Bellator announced a featherweight championship bout between Pat Curran and Patricio Pitbull for Bellator 73.

The card will also feature the bantamweight and light heavyweight tournament finals. Luis Nogueira will face Marcos Galvao, while Travis Wiuff will fight Attila Vegh. The fight card is scheduled to take place on Aug. 24.


Featherweight Title Fight: Pat Curran vs. Patricio Pitbull

Bantamweight Tournament Finals Fight: Luis Nogueira vs. Marcos Galvao

Light Heavyweight Tournament Finals Fight: Travis Wiuff vs. Attila Vegh

Heavyweight: Ryan Martinez vs. Mike Wessell


Lightweight: Chris Coggins vs. Zach Underwood

Lightweight: Cosmo Alexander vs. Harry Johnson

Catchweight: Marcus Aurelio vs. Amaechi Oselukwue

Heavyweight: Chris Miller vs. Maurice Jackson

Welterweight: Joe Williams vs. Andy Uhrich

Light Heavyweight: Jacob Noe vs. Brandon Albin

Bantamweight: Jay Black vs. Brian Hall

Mark Hominick vs. Pablo Garza set for UFC 154

Former featherweight challenger Mark Hominick will face Pablo Garza at UFC 154, along with middleweights Tom Lawlor and Francis Carmont.

UFC 154 is scheduled to take place in Montreal on Nov. 17.

Mike Pierce vs. Aaron Simpson official for UFC FX 5

The UFC on FX 5 continues to grow as Mike Pierce and Aaron Simpson are scheduled to fight for the event in a welterweight clash.

The bout will take place in Minneapolis on Oct. 5.

Francisco Trinaldo meets Gleison Tibau at UFC 153

Francisco Trinaldo announced on his Facebook that he will fight Gleison Tibau at UFC 153. Although, nothing has been confirmed just yet.

UFC 153 takes place in Rio de Janiero, Brazil and features a featherweight championship bout between Jose Aldo and Erik Koch.

Cub Swanson meets Charles Oliveira at UFC 152

UFC 152 just keeps getting more and more stacked.

The newest additions to the card features a featherweight showdown between Charles Oliveira and Cub Swanson and a welterweight clash between Dan Miller and Sean Pierson. UFC 152 takes place on Sept. 22 with the inaugural championship bout between Joseph Benavidez and Demetrious Johnson headlining.

CWFC Fight Night 7 adds three prelim bouts

Cage Warriors’ 12th event of 2012 added three prelim fights. James Brum will fight James Saville, Robert Krecicki will face Mohamed Ali and Mike Ling will square off against Brett Bassett. So far, these are the only prelim fights announced for the card.

Main Card:

Pavel Kusch v Chris Fields – middleweight title bout
Conor McGregor v Jim Alers – featherweight title bout
Mark Holst v Leonardo Santos
Liam James v Olivier Pastor

XFC shakeup

Corey Hill joined his opponents in been playing musical chairs leading up to Friday night’s XFC 19. Following Jason South’s removal of the card, Mike Bronzoulis stepped in to fight Hill, and now after Bronzoulis was forced to withdraw, Hill was scheduled to fight Roger Caroll.

That was until Hill, himself, got injured. Now Caroll will face Nicolae Cury.

Photo: Tom Lawlor impersonates Steven Seagal during the UFC 139 weigh-ins (Esther Lin/MMA Fighting)

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Jake attends Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, La., where he studies Mass Communication in print and public relations. He is also the sports editor of his school newspaper, The Nicholls Worth. Jake works at the Concordia Sentinel in Ferriday, La. during the summer.