Winnipeg awarded UFC December event
Winnipeg ’s MTS Centre will host a UFC Fight Night event this December. The mixed-martial arts promotion announced its fourth quarter schedule on Saturday, pegging Winnipeg to host the Fox UFC Fight Night on Dec. 16. Eleven other events were announced from Oct. 7 to Dec. 30, spanning six countries. Winnipeg was the only Canadian city on the list. Winnipeg hosted a UFC pay-per view event, UFC 161, in June 2013.