May 26, 2015


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Slideshow: UFC 161

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.
A sell-out crowd at the MTS Centre screamed and booed for and against fighters at UFC 161. There were also shouts of
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.
A sell-out crowd at MTS Centre cheers for Winnipeg fighter Roland Delorme.
Winnipeg's Roland Delorme enters to face Edwin Figueroa.
Roland Delorme (top) grapples with Edwin Figueroa.
Roland Delorme lands a blow on Edwin Figueroa.
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.
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.
Welterweight Kenny Robertson (left) lands a right hook on Sean Pierson.
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.
Heavyweight Shawn Jordan (left) lays into Pat Barry.
Fans cheer (and jeer) the fighters.
Heavyweight Shawn Jordan does a backflip after defeating Pat Barry.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rashad Evans ready to square off against Dan Henderson.
Dan Henderson (left) takes a shot from Rashad Evans.
Rashad Evans drives Dan Henderson to the mat.
Rashad Evans celebrates his decision win over Dan Henderson.
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
Fans wait in anticipation for UFC 161 to get underway at the MTS Centre Saturday. - TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
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. - TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
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. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Mitch Clarke (left) hits John Maguire with a head kick during their lightweight bout at UFC 161 in Winnipeg Saturday. - TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Mitch Clarke (left) and John Maguire exchange blows. - John Woods / The Canadian Press
A sell-out crowd at MTS Centre cheers for Winnipeg fighter Roland Delorme. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Winnipeg's Roland Delorme enters to face Edwin Figueroa. - TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Roland Delorme (top) grapples with Edwin Figueroa. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Roland Delorme lands a blow on Edwin Figueroa. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Winnipeg's Roland Delorme is announced the winner of his fight against Edwin Figueroa. - TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
UFC fans cheer for Roland Delorme after he won in a unanimous decision. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Marc-Andre Drolet, an MMA writer, is emotional after asking Kathy Spinks to marry him at the centre of the octagon. She said yes. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Sean Pierson eats a left hand by Kenny Robertson during their welterweight bout. - TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Welterweight Kenny Robertson (left) lands a right hook on Sean Pierson. - John Woods / The Canadian Press
Sam Stout (left) takes down James Krause during their lightweight bout. - John Woods / The Canadian Press
Tyron Woodley (right) rocks Jake Shields with a spinning back fist during their welterweight fight. - TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Heavyweight Shawn Jordan (left) lays into Pat Barry. - John Woods / The Canadian Press
Fans cheer (and jeer) the fighters. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Heavyweight Shawn Jordan does a backflip after defeating Pat Barry. - John Woods / The Canadian Press
Alex Davis (right) hits Rosi Sexton with an elbow during their bantamweight bout. - TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Alex Davis, right, fires a right hand at Rosi Sexton during their bantamweight bout. - TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Octagon girls Arianny Celeste and Brittney Palmer keeping busy during UFC 161. - TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Ryan Jimmo's right hook connects to the face of Igor Pokrajac during their light heavyweight bout. - John Woods / The Canadian Press
Igor Pokrajac laughs during his fight with Ryan Jimmo. Jimmo won the Light Heavyweight bout in a unanimous decision. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Ryan Jimmo lays into Igor Pokrajac during during their light heavyweight bout. - John Woods / The Canadian Press
Ryan Jimmo does the robot with Avery Kelleher, 6, following Jimmo's victory over Igor Pokrajac. - Trevor Hagan / Winnipeg Free Press
Roy Nelson (right) lands a heavy right on Stipe Miocic during their heavyweight bout. - TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Stipe Miocic (right) hits Roy Nelson during their heavyweight bout. - TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Roy Nelson gets a knee to the head in the third round of his heavyweight bout against Stipe Miocic. - John Woods / The Canadian Press
Stipe Miocic celebrates his victory over Roy Nelson. - TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
The crowd gets pumped up for the main event light heavyweight bout between Dan Henderson and Rashad Evans. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Rashad Evans ready to square off against Dan Henderson. - TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Dan Henderson (left) takes a shot from Rashad Evans. - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press
Rashad Evans drives Dan Henderson to the mat. - TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Rashad Evans celebrates his decision win over Dan Henderson. - TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Joe Rogan interviews Rashad Evans after his decision win over Dan Henderson. - TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
Dan Henderson takes a minute to meet with Avery Kelleher, 6, from Belleville, Ont., following Henderson's loss to Rashad Evans at UFC 161 - TREVOR HAGAN / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

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