Roy Nelson and Stipe Miocic To Mix It Up At UFC 161

As reported earlier on, UFC’s Interim Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao has injured his foot and is out of his UFC 161 main event bout with Eddie Wineland. The UFC has also announced that Rashad Evans Vs Dan Henderson would be the new main event of the card and that they were still trying to figure out what to do with Wineland. The UFC has announced that heavyweights Roy Nelson and Stipe Miocic have been added to the card as well. Nelson is riding a three fight winning streak going into the fight, while Miocic is coming off of his first career loss to Stefan Struve.

MMAJunkie was the first to break the story. UFC 161: Evans Vs Henderson takes place on June 15 at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. In the main event, Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans will take on former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion Dan Henderson in a three round affair. UFC 161 will be the first time the UFC has held an event in Winnipeg.

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