Anne-Marie Sorvin-US PRESSWIRE
A look at the early card for UFC 161, which takes place in Winnipeg, MB on June 15th.
The UFC returns to Canada on June 15th, but they're headed somewhere they've never held an event before - Winnipeg, Manitoba. The MTS Center will play host to a UFC interim flyweight title fight as the main event, with Renan Barao looking to defend against the first WEC bantamweight champion, Eddie Wineland. The card will also feature two big light heavyweight bouts - Mauricio "Shogun" Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will compete in a rematch of their epic 2005 Pride bout, while former champ Rashad Evans will meet veteran Dan Henderson.
Here's a look at the current card:
Renan Barao vs. Eddie Wineland [BW Title]
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Mauricio Rua
Dan Henderson vs. Rashad Evans
Jake Shields vs. Tyron Woodley
Pat Barry vs. Shawn Jordan
Stipe Miocic vs. Soa Palelei
Sam Stout vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg
Sean Pierson vs. T.J. Waldburger