Let’s get it on! Where do you think here that words? You’re right from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Alright, UFC fans let’s get ready to the highly anticipated presentation of the Ultimate Fighting Championship coming next month. Bantamweight interim Champion Renan Barao is set to defend his belt against top contender Eddie Wineland at UFC 161, which was announced for Winnepeg, Canada on June 15th.
Barao (32-1, 1NC) defeated Urijah Faber in Calgary in July 2012 to win the interim title. He defended the belt in February against Michael McDonald with an impressive arm triangle choke that earned him his first Submission of the Night honours. Barao has gone 31 straight fights without a loss (30 victories, 1 no-contest). He is on an exciting 20-fight win streak and is 5-0 since making his UFC debut in May 2011.
Wineland (20-8-1) is a former WEC bantamweight champion who comes into this title shot with two straight wins. Wineland defeated Scott Jorgensen in June 2012 in a Fight of the Night performance that marked the first time Jorgensen had ever been stopped via knockout. Wineland followed that up with a win over Brad Pickett in December.
Tickets for UFC 161 go on sale Friday, April 12 and are priced at $500, $350, $250, $150, $90 and $50. It’s undeniably a great UFC event where fans are ordering to get exclusive seats for their loved ones and colleagues. Prepare to shout, experience the tension and witness the blow by blow thrill inside of the octagon! Watch the UFC 161 live televised on Pay-Per-View (PPV). Don’t miss it!