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Coming soon: UFC 167
Celebrating 20 years of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, UFC 167 takes Las Vegas on Saturday with a pretty intriguing card. Atop it is a battle between welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and top challenger Johny Hendricks. Also on the lineup is a bout featuring former light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans and Chael Sonnen. Who wins these and the other formidable fights?
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Coming Saturday to Canada: UFC 161, featuring a pair of light heavyweights looking to rally from recent losses. One is Dan Henderson, a 42-year-old who dropped a February decision to Lyoto Machida. The other: former titleholder Rashad Evans, 33, who also lost by decision in February (to Antonio Rogerio Nogueira). Both will face off in the Winnipeg Octagon. How will the fight go down? What about the others on the card?
Jones vs. Evans
Jon Jones and Rashad Evans are two of the premier fighters in MMA today. This fight should definitively answer a lot of fan debates.
MacDonald vs. Mills
Mills and MacDonald are both on extended winning streaks, so winning this matchup would be huge for either of them.
Rothwell vs. Schaub
Schaub and Rothwell are both coming off of big losses, to Mark Hunt and Antonio Nogueira respectively.
McDonald vs. Torres
Torres looks to break McDonald's winning streak, now at seven matches.
Browne vs. Griggs
Browne hasn't lost yet in his career, while Griggs' last defeat was more than five years ago.