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Pair Of Bouts Set For UFC In New Orleans

ufc fight night 68

UFC Fight Night 68 will have a strong wrestling flavor, as Dan Henderson has been added to the card.

Set for June 6 from New Orleans and the Smoothie King Center, the night features a main event between Daniel Cormier and Ryan Bader.

Henderson (30-13) will try to push his Octagon mark above .500 when he faces Tim Boetsch (18-8), while heavyweights Ben Rothwell (34-9) and Matt Mitrione (9-3) look to move closer to title contention.

Since winning four in a row, Henderson has gone just 1-5, dropping his UFC record to 7-7 overall. He has been stopped by Cormier and Gegard Mousasi in his last two. Boetsch is just 2-4 in his last six overall.

Rothwell has earned back-to-back knockouts over Brandon Vera and Alistair Overeem, while Mitrione is on a three-fight win streak that includes three first round KOs.

Below is the current lineup:

Light Heavyweight: Daniel Cormier vs. Ryan Bader

Middleweight: Dan Henderson vs. Tim Boetsch

Heavyweight: Matt Mitrione vs. Ben Rothwell

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