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.

Pat Healy vs. Jamie Varner added to December’s UFC on Fox 9 event

UFC on Fox 9 continues to grow as a lightweight contest between Pat Healy and Jamie Varner has been added to the card.

Both men are coming off losses, and are in need of a win when the UFC returns to Sacramento, Calif., on Dec. 14. The main event from the Sleep Train Arena features 155-pound champion Anthony Pettis putting his title on the line against Josh Thomson.

Source: MMAJunkie
Rodrigo Damm-Hacran Dias UFC Fight Night 29 bout scratched

With days until UFC Fight Night 29 in Brazil, a match-up between Rodrigo Damm and Hacran Dias has been called off.

Due to Damm having kidney stones, he will not be able to compete and the fight will be removed from the card.

A bout between Alan Patrick and Garrett Whitely will now likely move up from Facebook to air on Fox Sports 1.

Source: Combate
UFC heavyweight vet Mike Russow signs with World Series of Fighting

Former UFC heavyweight Mike Russow has found a new home.

Russow has inked a a multi-fight deal with World Series of Fighting, but is not expected to make his debut with the promotion until 2014.

Source: MMAJunkie
Injury forces Charles Oliveira out of UFC 166 in Houston

An eye injury to Charles Oliveira has forced the Brazilian out of UFC 166 in Houston on Oct. 19.

The featherweight was expected to Jeremy Larsen, and the UFC is expected to insert a new name for Larsen to fight. No word who it will be.

Source: MMA Premium
Former WEC Bantamweight Champ Miguel Torres Gets Pablo Alfonso at WSOF 6

Miguel Torres now has an opponent for his debut fight with the World Series of Fighting promotion.

The former WEC champion will meet Pablo Alfonso on Oct. 26 from the Bank United Center in Coral Gables, Fla. The main event features Josh Burkman vs. Steve Carl for the welterweight title.

Source: Sherdog

Photo: Jamie Varner (James Law/Heavy MMA)

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Corey Adams didn't grow up watching mixed martial arts, considering the UFC was just getting started the year he was born, but in his teenage years, witnessed the action and has fallen in love with the sport. Corey was the first to join The MMA Corner staff -- other than founder Josh Davis -- and has been writing for the site ever since. Corey attends Austin Peay State University, where he majors in Communications with a focus on journalism. When he's not covering MMA, Corey is still writing on many sports with both local and campus newspapers. His favorite sports teams are the Atlanta Braves and Denver Broncos. Follow him on Twitter at the link below.