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.

UFC announces upcoming fight bookings

There have been several fights added to upcoming UFC cards today that have been announced by the promotion.  There have been two bouts added to the upcoming card that will take place in Cincinnati, as Manny Gamburyan will take on Nik Lentz in a featherweight affair, while middleweights Ed Herman will battle Rafael Natal.

Additionally, George Roop will take on Dustin Kimura in bantamweight action at the TUF Nations finale.  The fight is expected to take place in the preliminary portion of the card.

Two UFC fights added to April cards

For their upcoming April cards, the UFC has added two fights.

At UFC 172, there will be a lightweight clash between Danny Castillo and Issac Vallie-Flagg. Additionally, a fight has been booked between Sean Soriano and Estevan Payan in a featherweight contest at UFC on Fox 11.

UFC on Fox 11 is set to happen on April 19 from Orlando, Fla., while UFC 172 takes place on April 26 in Baltimore.

Source: UFC
Seery departs CWFC for UFC

With an injury to Ian McCall, his fight against Brad Pickett that was to take place in March was put in jeopardy.  The UFC has gone out and found a replacement, however, as Neil Seery has been acquired by the promotion to take on “One Punch.”

The Irish fighter holds a professional record 13-9, and held the Cage Warriors Fighting Championship flyweight title prior to vacating it to fight inside the Octagon.

The two will fight at UFC Fight Night 38 on March 8 in London, England.

Three title fights set for MFC 40

When Maximum Fighting Championship returns to action, there will be three title fights headlining the card.  The promotions middleweight, bantamweight, and lightweight titles will be fought for on the top three bouts.  Today, the entire main card was released, and is as follows:

Wes Swofford vs. Sam Alvey (c) – middleweight championship
Kevin Croom vs. Anthony Birchak (c) – bantamweight championship
Kurt Southern vs. Tom Gallicchio – lightweight championship
Sean O’Connell vs. Victor Valimaki – light heavyweight
Jonatas Novaes vs. Andrew McInnes – lightweight
Aaron Gallant vs. Marcus Edwards – lightweight

MFC 40 is set to take place on May 9 from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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Brian McKenna
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Brian McKenna was born and raised in the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts. A sports nut from as long as he can remember, he came to be a fan of Mixed Martial Arts from a roommate watching The Ultimate Fighter while attending Westfield State College. Brian came to writing by starting his own blog, Four Down Territory, which focuses on Boston based sports, life, and of course MMA.