Photo of the Day: UFC on FOX Sports 1:1 poster with Jones vs. Gustafsson, Shogun vs. Sonnen and Overeem vs. Browne

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UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem posted an interesting photo on his Instagram (@AlistairOvereem) today. It shows a fight poster for the UFC on FOX SPORTS 1:1 card with Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson as the headliner, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Chael Sonnen and Alistair Overeem vs. Travis Browne all slated for the Aug. 17 event in Boston

UFC 161 media conference call: Dan Henderson, Rashad Evans, Roy Nelson, Stipe Miocic

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The UFC held a media conference call Tuesday for their upcoming UFC 161 card taking place Saturday, June 15, at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Light heavyweight headliners Dan Henderson and “Suga” Rashad Evans, along with heavyweight co-headliners Roy “Big Country” Nelson and Stipe Miocic participated in the call.

Chael Sonnen volunteers to fight ‘Shogun’ at UFC 161 after ‘Little Nog’ injury (updated)

With yesterday’s news that Antonio Rogerio Nogueira was forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 161 light heavyweight bout with Mauricio “Shogun” Rua due to injury, the gangster from West Linn, Ore. made it known he was more than willing to fill the vacancy for the June 15 match-up in Winnipeg.

UFC 161: Barao vs. Wineland tickets on sale April 12

UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao will look to defend his title for the second time when he takes on former WEC champion Eddie Wineland in the main event of UFC 161.

Freddie Roach says ‘Shogun’ Rua ‘used to hit like a girl’ before he got hold of him

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As we told you in last night’s Evening News Report, Freddie Roach is currently working with Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (21-7), helping prepare him for his upcoming fight against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC 161 in June.

Evening News Report: Sexy blizzard, Bonnar comes out of hiding, double knockout, cornerman abuse, Bader injured and more

There’s a lot going on this week around the world of MMA. A few things you must check out as die hard MMA fans include: Pat and Rosey dropping it like it’s hot in a blizzard, Stephan Bonnar comes out of hiding, a new double knockout video, Nick Diaz does a marathon speed bag session, Shogun Rua is training with Freddie Roach, Doug Marshall abuses his cornerman, Ryan Bader is injured, the new Conor McGregor documentary from MTV UK and an edited version of the now classic UFC 158 conference call.