As reported yesterday on Fighters.com, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira has pulled out of his upcoming fight with Mauricio â€˜Shogunâ€™ Rua and the UFC has already scrambling for a new opponent. UFC Light Heavyweight Chael Sonnen took to twitter to offer his services for the fight, and according to multiple Brazilian news sites thats who Shogun will be fighting. There has been no official word from the UFC on the fight.
Globo was the first to report the fight. 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.
UPDATE: Via Yahoo! Sports
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