Feb 2, 2013; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Rashad Evans is escorted to the Octogan before fighting Rogerio Nogueira during UFC 156 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

UFC Winnipeg: Rashad Evans vs. Dan Henderson Set For June 15

Reports have surfaced that the Ultimate Fighting Championship will be hosting an event in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on June 15 that will feature a main event between light-heavyweight stars Rashad Evans and Dan Henderson.

Tatame.com was the first to report that Evans and Henderson had a verbal agreement for their clash over the summer.

Evans is on a two-fight win streak after dropping consecutive bouts to light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and a controversial decision loss to Antonio Rogerio Nogueira this past February. Henderson was riding a four-fight win streak heading into his February 23 match at UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche before suffering a split-decision loss to Lyoto Machida, who is now next in line for the 205-pound title.

It is believed that the event could be UFC 161.

There is also a rumored bout between welterweight contenders Jake Shields and Tyron Woodley in the works for the card.

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