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Video: UFC President Dana White wraps up UFC 161 in Winnipeg

At the conclusion of UFC 161 last night (June 15, 2013) in Las Vegas, UFC President Dana White appeared on the FUEL TV post-fight show and provided his thoughts on the key storylines to come out of the event. Watch the video interview above or check out transcribed highlights below.

Following UFC 161: "Evans vs. Henderson" Saturday evening (June 15, 2013) in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White shared his thoughts on all the major story lines to come out of the card with MMA Fighting and FUEL TV correspondent Ariel Helwani on the UFC 161 post-fight show on FUEL TV.

Among the issues discussed in the interview were White's thoughts on Rashad Evans' split decision win over Dan Henderson in the main event, Stipe Miocic's upset victory over Roy Nelson in the co-headliner, Nelson's future, and much, much more.

Check out highlights of Dana White's UFC 161 post-fight interview below, or check out the video embedded above.

On How He Scored The Main Event
"Rashad. I mean, it was one of those fights that was so close that if it went either way I wouldn't have, ‘Oh.' I would have said what I said during the Woodley fight. I thought Woodley won that fight two rounds to one and I think Shields barely won the second round."

On The Number Of Close Decisions
"There's always interesting decisions in this sport it drives me crazy."

On Miocic's Upset Of Nelson
"I was surprised at how tired Roy was, but no [I wasn't surprised]. Stipe is a good fighter, man. He's nine and one, the kid is a talented heavyweight, he hit Roy with some big shots."

Do you agree with White's overall assessment of the UFC 161 main card? Why or why not?

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For more news and notes on UFC 161, visit our complete event archive here.

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