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UFC 161 Receives Sean Pierson-TJ Waldburger

Welterweights Sean Pierson and TJ Waldburger are the latest fighters set to compete in June at UFC 161: Barao vs. Wineland. The card goes down from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on pay-per-view.

Pierson (13-6) has won two straight since a pair of losses in 2011 to Dong Hyun Kim and Jake Ellenberger. He scored decisions over both Lance Benoist and Jake Hecht last year.

Waldburger (16-7) defeated Nick Catone to close out 2012, earning a technical submission victory after locking in a triangle choke. He is 4-2 since joining the UFC in 2010.