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Renan Barao vs. Eddie Wineland to headline UFC 161

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07:23 AM ET 03.07 | As far as the UFC's plans go, it looks like central Canada is becoming the land of the interim-bantamweight title. News broke today that UFC 161, the long-rumored debut of the UFC in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, finally has a main event. Renan Barao, fresh off his dismantling of Michael McDonald, will one again put his interim belt on the line against dangerous veteran Eddie Wineland. Barao is no stranger to title fights north of the border. He first won the interim 135-pound title against Urijah Faber at UFC 149 in Calgary. Who would have thought the Nova Uniao fighter would, almost a year later, still be fighting for interim-gold in the cold north? Hope Barao brings a jacket, as I hear Winnipeg is a little colder than Brazil this time of year (for non-Canadians, Winnipeg is basically the planet Hoth with a hockey team).

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