UFC 161 Main Event: Barao vs. Wineland

UFC 161 Main Event: Barao vs. Wineland

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Tom Wright, UFC director of operations for Canada, Australia and New Zealand, announces UFC 161 during a news conference at MTS Centre in Winnipeg on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA FILE)

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has released further details of its fight card for UFC 161 in Winnipeg on June 15.

UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao will look for his second straight title defence against No. 4-ranked contender Eddie Wineland at MTS Centre with UFC 161: BARAO vs. WINELAND.

Both fighters, along with UFC president Dana White and UFC’s director of operations for Canada, Tom Wright, will be in Winnipeg on Wednesday, April 10 for a press conference.

The presser will be held at The Met, 281 Donald Street, at 1 p.m. and be open to the public.

Winnipeg’s own Roland Delorme (8-1, 1NC) is on the card to face Edwin Figueroa (9-2.) Six other Canadians will also step into the octagon.

Additional bouts will be announced in the days to come at UFC.com.

Tickets go on sale Friday, April 12 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster for $50, $90, $150, $250, $350 and $500.