Winnipeg to Host UFC Event in June
Winnipeg will host a UFC card on June 15th, according to Gary Lawless of the Winnipeg Free Press.
Lawless tweeted that a source at True North Sports & Entertainment, the company that owns the Winnipeg Jets and the MTS Centre arena, said that the UFC booked a June event here:
garylawless: True North source confirms UFC will host a card in Winnipeg on June 15th
The event could host a Jake Shields vs Tyron Woodley fight that has been rumoured for a June event in Canada. Additionally, Tatame reported that a Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira rematch is supposed to be on a June UFC card as well. Canadians expected on the card could include Saskatchewan’s Mitch Clarke and Winnipeg’s Roland Delorme.