Found March 06, 2013 on The Camel Clutch Blog:
Medical clearances have been received and the UFC officially announced a big light heavyweight showdown for UFC 161. Former Strikeforce and Pride FC champion Dan Henderson will battle former UFC champion Rashad Evans in Canada on June 15.

Hendo-Evans added to UFC 161

Dan Henderson and Rashad Evans have been added to the UFC 161 fight card in June. Both fighters are coming off losses in recent bouts.

News: Rashad Evans vs. Dan Henderson Official For UFC 161 In Winnipeg

The UFC has revealed the co-main event for the organizations highly anticipated debut in the province of Manitoba. Former TUF winner and UFC light-heavyweight champ Rashad Evans is scheduled to meet former PRIDE two-division champ Dan Henderson. The UFC announced the match-up on Tuesday afternoon.  Evans is riding the fight 2-fight losing streak in his entire professional career...

UFC 161 is slated for Winnipeg

USA Today is reporting that the UFC will make its debut in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on June 15 for UFC 161. The event will take place at the MTS Centre. The report by USA Today came from statements made by UFC President Dana White to the organization. They also announced that a pair of light heavyweight bouts pitting [...]

‘Shogun’ vs. Nogueira Rematch Set for UFC 161, Henderson vs. Evans Likely

UFC president Dana White has confirmed with USAToday that a light heavyweight rematch between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (pictured) and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will go down at UFC 161. The June 15 event takes place inside MTS Centre in Winnipeg. The card marks the Octagon’s debut in the Canadian province of Manitoba. In addition, another 205-pound scrap with Dan Henderson and Rashad...

UFC 161

UFC 161 When: June 15th, 2013 Where: MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada How: Pay-Per-View (10PM ET/7PM PT) Who: Roland Delorme vs. TBD Jake Shields vs. Tyron Woodley Dan Henderson vs. Rashad Evans Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
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