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Fighting Featherweights Added To UFN 68

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Thiago Tavares and Brian Ortega will collide this June at UFC Fight Night 68.

Set for June 6 from the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, the card will feature Dan Henderson vs. Tim Boetsch.

Tavares (19-5-1) made a successful featherweight debut in 2014, scoring a victory over Robbie Peralta. He is 4-1 in his last five.

Ortega (8-0) won his Octagon debut, but was found to have a banned substance in his body after the fight and the decision was reversed. He was suspended following the result and will be making his return.

Below is the current lineup:

Middleweight: Dan Henderson vs. Tim Boetsch

Heavyweight: Matt Mitrione vs. Ben Rothwell

Lightweight: Dustin Poirier vs. Yancy Medeiros

Lightweight: Joe Proctor vs. Justin Edwards

Heavyweight: Derrick Lewis vs. Shawn Jordan

Welterweight: Brian Ebersole vs. Omari Akhmedov

Middleweight: Jake Collier vs. Ricardo Abreu

Bantamweight: Joe Soto vs. Anthony Birchak

Bantamweight: Leonardo Morales vs. Jose Quinonez

Bantamweight: Alex Caceres vs. Francisco Rivera

Featherweight: Thiago Tavares vs. Brian Ortega

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