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With Renan Barao injured, Rashad Evans vs. Dan Henderson headlines UFC 161

SHARE THIS NEWS With UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao injured, a match-up between Rashad Evans and Dan Henderson will now headline UFC 161, UFC officials confirmed to GRACIEMAG.com on Tuesday. UFC officials later announced via Twitter that Barao was injured in preparing for his UFC 161 interim title defense against Eddie Wineland, which opened the…

Renan Barao vs. Eddie Wineland to headline UFC 161

SHARE THIS NEWS UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao will defend his title against Eddie Wineland in the main event at UFC 161, GracieMag.com confirmed with UFC officials on Wednesday. The fight headlines the card, which will take place on June 15 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada at the MTS Centre. Barao (30-1, 1 N.C.) enters the…

Demetrious Johnson to Defend Flyweight Title Against John Moraga at TUF 17 Finale

SHARE THIS NEWS The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale headliner is as small as it gets. UFC 125-pound champion Demetrious Johnson will defend his title against John Moraga at the April 13 event in Las Vegas, UFC officials confirmed Monday. The Las Vegas Review Journal reported that Johnson will face Moraga in the main event, and…

Like Two Previous Strikeforce Shows, Jan. 12 Headliner Tarec Saffiedine Feared Final Event’s Cancelation

SHARE THIS NEWS After a year of canceled events, numerous injuries to their high-profile athletes and disagreements with Showtime, Strikeforce is closing its doors after their Jan. 12 show. The fight card, Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine, will be the promotion’s last before it’s all said and done. However, one of the two fighters in the…

Ronda Rousey’s Rep Understands Camp Henderson’s Frustrations

SHARE THIS NEWS Following Dan Henderson’s striking coach airing his grievances about Ronda Rousey headlining a UFC card in favor of his fighter, Rousey’s manager, Darin Harvey, said he would feel the same way if he was on the other side. Harvey told GRACIEMAG.com that the move by the UFC to headline their February Pay-Per-View…

Dan Henderson’s Camp Has Issues with Ronda Rousey Headlining UFC 157

SHARE THIS NEWS Dan Henderson’s striking coach, Gus Pugliese, made it abundantly clear that he doesn’t like his fighter playing second fiddle to the UFC 157 headliner, Ronda Rousey. The Team Quest coach took to Facebook yesterday and aired his grievances about the first UFC women’s champ headlining a card over someone with a resume…