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The sold-out MTS Centre was rocking Saturday night as UFC 161 rolled into town. Always a spectacle, the 11 fights fans were treated to did not disappoint.

  • Fans wait in anticipation for UFC 161 to get underway at the MTS Centre Saturday.

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    Fans wait in anticipation for UFC 161 to get underway at the MTS Centre Saturday.

  • Yves Jabouin (left) survives a rear naked choke by Dustin Pague, going on to win a split decision in their bantam-weight fight to open UFC 161 in Winnipeg Saturday.

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    Yves Jabouin (left) survives a rear naked choke by Dustin Pague, going on to win a split decision in their bantam-weight fight to open UFC 161 in Winnipeg Saturday.

  • A sell-out crowd at the MTS Centre screamed and booed for and against fighters at UFC 161. There were also shouts of

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    A sell-out crowd at the MTS Centre screamed and booed for and against fighters at UFC 161. There were also shouts of "Rolly, Rolly" for local fighter Roland Delorme.

  • Mitch Clarke (left) hits John Maguire with a head kick during their lightweight bout at UFC 161 in Winnipeg Saturday.

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    Mitch Clarke (left) hits John Maguire with a head kick during their lightweight bout at UFC 161 in Winnipeg Saturday.

  • Mitch Clarke (left) and John Maguire exchange blows.

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    Mitch Clarke (left) and John Maguire exchange blows.

  • A sell-out crowd at MTS Centre cheers for Winnipeg fighter Roland Delorme.

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    A sell-out crowd at MTS Centre cheers for Winnipeg fighter Roland Delorme.

  • Winnipeg's Roland Delorme enters to face Edwin Figueroa.

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    Winnipeg's Roland Delorme enters to face Edwin Figueroa.

  • Roland Delorme (top) grapples with Edwin Figueroa.

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    Roland Delorme (top) grapples with Edwin Figueroa.

  • Roland Delorme lands a blow on Edwin Figueroa.

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    Roland Delorme lands a blow on Edwin Figueroa.

  • Winnipeg's Roland Delorme is announced the winner of his fight against Edwin Figueroa.

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    Winnipeg's Roland Delorme is announced the winner of his fight against Edwin Figueroa.

  • UFC fans cheer for Roland Delorme after he won in a unanimous decision.

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    UFC fans cheer for Roland Delorme after he won in a unanimous decision.

  • Marc-Andre Drolet, an MMA writer, is emotional after asking Kathy Spinks to marry him at the centre of the octagon. She said yes.

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    Marc-Andre Drolet, an MMA writer, is emotional after asking Kathy Spinks to marry him at the centre of the octagon. She said yes.

  • Sean Pierson eats a left hand by Kenny Robertson during their welterweight bout.

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    Sean Pierson eats a left hand by Kenny Robertson during their welterweight bout.

  • Welterweight Kenny Robertson (left) lands a right hook on Sean Pierson.

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    Welterweight Kenny Robertson (left) lands a right hook on Sean Pierson.

  • Sam Stout (left) takes down James Krause during their lightweight bout.

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    Sam Stout (left) takes down James Krause during their lightweight bout.

  • Tyron Woodley (right) rocks Jake Shields with a spinning back fist during their welterweight fight.

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    Tyron Woodley (right) rocks Jake Shields with a spinning back fist during their welterweight fight.

  • Heavyweight Shawn Jordan (left) lays into Pat Barry.

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    Heavyweight Shawn Jordan (left) lays into Pat Barry.

  • Fans cheer (and jeer) the fighters.

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    Fans cheer (and jeer) the fighters.

  • Heavyweight Shawn Jordan does a backflip after defeating Pat Barry.

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    Heavyweight Shawn Jordan does a backflip after defeating Pat Barry.

  • Alex Davis (right) hits Rosi Sexton with an elbow during their bantamweight bout.

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    Alex Davis (right) hits Rosi Sexton with an elbow during their bantamweight bout.

  • Alex Davis, right, fires a right hand at Rosi Sexton during their bantamweight bout.

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    Alex Davis, right, fires a right hand at Rosi Sexton during their bantamweight bout.

  • Octagon girls Arianny Celeste and Brittney Palmer keeping busy during UFC 161.

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    Octagon girls Arianny Celeste and Brittney Palmer keeping busy during UFC 161.

  • Ryan Jimmo's right hook connects to the face of Igor Pokrajac during their light heavyweight bout.

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    Ryan Jimmo's right hook connects to the face of Igor Pokrajac during their light heavyweight bout.

  • Igor Pokrajac laughs during his fight with Ryan Jimmo. Jimmo won the Light Heavyweight bout in a unanimous decision.

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    Igor Pokrajac laughs during his fight with Ryan Jimmo. Jimmo won the Light Heavyweight bout in a unanimous decision.

  • Ryan Jimmo lays into Igor Pokrajac during during their light heavyweight bout.

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    Ryan Jimmo lays into Igor Pokrajac during during their light heavyweight bout.

  • Ryan Jimmo does the robot with Avery Kelleher, 6, following Jimmo's victory over Igor Pokrajac.

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    Ryan Jimmo does the robot with Avery Kelleher, 6, following Jimmo's victory over Igor Pokrajac.

  • Roy Nelson (right) lands a heavy right on Stipe Miocic during their heavyweight bout.

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    Roy Nelson (right) lands a heavy right on Stipe Miocic during their heavyweight bout.

  • Stipe Miocic (right) hits Roy Nelson during their heavyweight bout.

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    Stipe Miocic (right) hits Roy Nelson during their heavyweight bout.

  • Roy Nelson gets a knee to the head in the third round of his heavyweight bout against Stipe Miocic.

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    Roy Nelson gets a knee to the head in the third round of his heavyweight bout against Stipe Miocic.

  • Stipe Miocic celebrates his victory over Roy Nelson.

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    Stipe Miocic celebrates his victory over Roy Nelson.

  • The crowd gets pumped up for the main event light heavyweight bout between Dan Henderson and Rashad Evans.

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    The crowd gets pumped up for the main event light heavyweight bout between Dan Henderson and Rashad Evans.

  • Rashad Evans ready to square off against Dan Henderson.

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    Rashad Evans ready to square off against Dan Henderson.

  • Dan Henderson (left) takes a shot from Rashad Evans.

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    Dan Henderson (left) takes a shot from Rashad Evans.

  • Rashad Evans drives Dan Henderson to the mat.

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    Rashad Evans drives Dan Henderson to the mat.

  • Rashad Evans celebrates his decision win over Dan Henderson.

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    Rashad Evans celebrates his decision win over Dan Henderson.

  • Joe Rogan interviews Rashad Evans after his decision win over Dan Henderson.

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    Joe Rogan interviews Rashad Evans after his decision win over Dan Henderson.

  • Dan Henderson takes a minute to meet with Avery Kelleher, 6, from Belleville, Ont., following Henderson's loss to Rashad Evans at UFC 161

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    Dan Henderson takes a minute to meet with Avery Kelleher, 6, from Belleville, Ont., following Henderson's loss to Rashad Evans at UFC 161

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