UFC 161 fight card rumored and official bouts for Winnipeg

March 7, 2013

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UFC 161 fight card rumored and official bouts for Winnipeg



The UFC is jet-setting to central Canada for UFC 161 at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

The event, which is expected to host a interim bantamweight title bout between Renan Barao and Eddie Wineland will take place on June 15, 2013.

Just moments ago, it was announced that Ontario’s Sam Stout and Sean Pierson have been selected to appear on the card.

Stout is expected to face Isaac Vallie-Flagg and Pierson would go to battle with grappling specialist T.J. Waldburger.

Below is the rumored card, along with some official match-ups that were announced by the promotion.

UFC 161 Main Event:

135 lbs.: UFC Interim Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao vs. Eddie Wineland

Other Scheduled UFC 161 Fights:

205 lbs.: Rashad Evans vs. Dan Henderson
205 lbs.: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Mauricio Rua
170 lbs.: Jake Shields vs. Tyron Woodley
265 lbs.: Pat Barry vs. Shawn Jordan
265 lbs.: Stipe Miocic vs. Soa Palelei
155 lbs.: Sam Stout vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg
170 lbs.: Sean Pierson vs. T.J. Waldburger

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