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New main event for UFC 161

Updated: May 21, 2013, 5:07 PM ET
By Brett Okamoto | ESPN.com

A light heavyweight bout between former UFC champion Rashad Evans and Dan Henderson has been promoted to the main event of UFC 161 on June 15 in Winnipeg, Canada.

Interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao was originally scheduled to headline the pay-per-view event against challenger Eddie Wineland, but withdrew due to torn ligaments in his foot.

UFC president Dana White confirmed the news to ESPN.com on Tuesday, via text. The Evans-Henderson bout had originally been scheduled ...

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