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.

WSOF 3 drug tests return clean

Every fighter from the WSOF 3 card underwent drug testing, and NSAC director Keith Kizer confirmed that every fighter tested clean for anabolic steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs. WSOF 3 featured Josh Burkman upsetting Jon Fitch in the event’s headliner. The event drew an audience of 2,501 spectators, which accounted for gate receipts totaling $106,573.

Yamamoto-Menjivar official for UFC 165

Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto will return to the Octagon in search of his first UFC win at UFC 165. Coming off of a UFC 144 loss to Vaughan Lee, Yamamoto faces Ivan Menjivar, who recently lost to Urijah Faber at UFC 157. As UFC 165 remains just months away, the UFC cannot yet confirm the fight’s placement on the card.

Source: MMA Fighting

XFC 25 features Lima-Rainey, Eggink-Magana

XFC 25 emanates from the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, N.M., on Sept. 6, and will feature two very solid encounters. The main event features Stephanie Eggink vs. Angela Magana for the XFC’s inaugural 115-pound title, as well as 8-1 welterweight prospects Dhiego Lima and Ricky Rainey in the co-headliner. While Lima comes off of back-to-back wins, Rainey recently TKOed Reggie Pena.

Setanta Sports packages to carry UFC programming

Starting Aug. 1, the UFC begins its deal with its new U.K. and Irish TV partner, BT Sport. For Irish MMA fans, this means that once the UFC’s current deal with ESPN UK runs out, 30 UFC events will air for live viewing for fans subscribed to the Setanta Sports package, which now includes two new BT Sport channels and ESPN. UFC 163, live on Aug. 4, will mark the first fight card in the deal.

Source: MMA Weekly

Center replaces Schneider, meets Calderwood at Invicta FC 6

Undefeated Joanne Calderwood will prepare for yet another new foe. She anticipated a bout with Claudia Gadelha before Gadelha stepped in to face Ayaka Hamasaki, and locked her sights onto a bout with Sarah Schneider. However, an injury will prevent Schneider from facing Calderwood. In her place steps 2-0 Norma Rueda Center, a prospect who held a 5-0 amateur record before turning pro.

Source: MMA Junkie

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