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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 after back-to-back losses to current light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones followed by a major upset loss to Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. The former champ will be looking to get back to his winning ways when he takes on Henderson at in June.
Henderson is also coming off a loss in his last octagon outing, a decision loss to Lyoto Machida back at UFC 157. The loss snapped a four-fight win streak that dates back to December 2010. The former PRIDE tow-division champ will be looking to get back in the win column and closer to the elusive title shot when he meet Evans at UFC 161.
UFC 161 takes place June 15 at the MTS Ce...
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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.
This fight has been rumored for about a week now and it is finally set. Former Pride and Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson will take on former UFC champion Rashad Evans. This is a match up pitting two stars of the sport who are coming off lack luster losses in their last performance. Both are looking to rebound and get back to title contention. Another big light heavyweight...
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.
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...
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 [...]
When: June 15th, 2013
Where: MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada
How: Pay-Per-View (10PM ET/7PM PT)
Roland Delorme vs. TBD
Jake Shields vs. Tyron Woodley
Dan Henderson vs. Rashad Evans
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira