EvansThe UFC has revealed the co-main event for the organizations highly anticipated debut in the province of Manitoba. Former TUF winner and UFC light-heavyweight champ Rashad Evans is scheduled to meet former PRIDE two-division champ Dan Henderson. The UFC announced the match-up on Tuesday afternoon. 

Evans is riding the fight 2-fight losing streak in his entire professional career after back-to-back losses to current light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones followed by a major upset loss to Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. The former champ will be looking to get back to his winning ways when he takes on Henderson at in June.

Henderson is also coming off a loss in his last octagon outing, a decision loss to Lyoto Machida back at UFC 157. The loss snapped a four-fight win streak that dates back to December 2010. The former PRIDE tow-division champ will be looking to get back in the win column and closer to the elusive title shot when he meet Evans at UFC 161.

UFC 161 takes place June 15 at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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