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

MFC’s title fight reduced to non-title fight

Following Adam Lynn missing weight, the Maximum Fighting Championship’s main event title fight between Lynn and Mukai Maromo for the vacant lightweight championship will now be a non-title bout.

Lynn weighed in at 156.6 pounds and Maromo made weight at 154. The fight will now be a three-round scrap between the two heated rivals.

Frank Trigg arrested

Frank Trigg was arrested on Wednesday following his 2011 conflict with his ex wife.

Trigg was arrested on domestic violence (battery/strangulation) charges and will stay in jail pending a $15,000 bond to be posted.

Shogun leads UFC on FOX 4 salaries

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Lyoto Machida led the UFC on FOX 4 payroll with Rua earning $240,000 and Machida earning $200,000.

The event featured Rua knocking out Brandon Vera in the main event and Machida earning a title shot with a KO victory against Ryan Bader.

Reported earnings:

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua: $240,000 (includes $70,000 win bonus)
def. Brandon Vera: $70,000

Lyoto Machida: $200,000 (no win bonus)
def. Ryan Bader: $47,000

Joe Lauzon: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
def. Jamie Varner: $12,000

Mike Swick: $86,000 (includes $43,000 win bonus)
def. DaMarques Johnson: $18,000

Nam Phan: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Cole Miller: $21,000

Phil Davis: $30,000
vs. Wagner Prado: $16,000

Rani Yahya: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Josh Grispi: $15,000

Phil De Fries: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)
def. Oli Thompson: $11,000

Manny Gamburyan: $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
def. Michihiro Omigawa: $11,000

John Moraga: $18,000 (includes $9,000 win bonus)
def. Ulysses Gomez: $8,000

Photo: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (R) battles Brandon Vera (MMA Fighting)

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