Edwards returns to cage after getting KO'd

JOSE RODRIQUEZ, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:37 AM ET

Yves Edwards -- fresh off a knockout loss to Sam Stout of London, Ont. -- will return to the Octagon at UFC on Versus 6, Oct. 1 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. The lightweight will take on Rafaello Oliveira.

Alvarez-Chandler on Boardwalk

Bellator lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez is set to take on Michael Chandler at Bellator 54. The event will take place at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on Oct. 15.

MFC inks Canada's Persian Warrior

Canada's Maximum Fighting Championship has signed 7-1 Sabah "The Persian Warrior" Fadai to a multi-fight deal. The Iranian-born, Canadian-raised lightweight will make his debut at MFC 31. A venue and opponent are expected to be announced soon.

Ace Franklin biopic in works

Rich "Ace" Franklin went from a math teacher training in a backyard shed to UFC middleweight champ. Now his life is set for the big screen. Double E Pictures has bought the rights to "American Fighter," which will chronicle Franklin's rise from an unknown to one of the most recognizable fighters on the planet.


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