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

Aldo vs. Pettis Reportedly Set for Rio in August

We knew Jose Aldo would be putting his belt on the line against Anthony Pettis in August but a venue had yet to be named. A number of cities were considered but in the end the UFC will be making a return to Rio de Janeiro.

The report states that Texas, Chicago, and Las Vegas were all in the running but in the end the UFC appears to have settled on the HSBC Arena in Rio.

Source: MMA Junkie

Maximum Fighting Championships Announces Brother vs. Brother at MFC 37

History will be made at MFC 37 as the Canadian-based Maximum Fighting Championship has announced that a pair of brothers will not only compete on the show, but compete against one another.

It will be the professional MMA debut for both Mike and Thomas Treadwell. The two brothers even share a condo together in Edmonton. MFC 37 is set to take place on May 10 from the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton.

Source: The MMA Corner

Derek Brunson vs. Ronny Markes Slated for UFC on FUEL TV 10

A middleweight contest between Derek Brunson and Ronny Markes appears to be booked for the UFC on FUEL TV 10 card. Brunson, a three time NCAA Division II All-American wrestler, was victorious in his UFC debut over Chris Leben at UFC 155. Markes has gone undefeated inside the Octagon and sports a 14-1 record overall.

UFC on FUEL TV 10 takes place June 8 at Ginasio Paulo Sarasate in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil. The headliner is expected to be a heavyweight tilt between Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum.

Source: MMA Junkie

UFC 161 Adds Jimmo vs. Pokrajac and Maguire vs. Clarke

A pair of bouts have been added to the UFC 161 card today. Canadian prospect and former MFC champion Ryan Jimmo will face Igor Pokrajac in a light heayvweight contest. John Maguire will drop down to lightweight and will be welcomed at 155 pounds by Mitch Clarke.

UFC 161 is scheduled to take place on June 15 from the MTS Centre in Winnepeg and will feature a headliner of interim UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao facing Eddie Wineland.

Source: Sherdog

Photo: Aldo (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

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Kyle Symes
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Kyle is a recent graduate of Aurora University, where he obtained a Bachelor's in Communications. Kyle resides in Illinois, just outside of Chicago. He played baseball and football in both high school and college, but is now focusing on an amateur MMA career.