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LineuP Set For UFN New Orleans

ufc fight night 68

Ten of the planned 12 bouts for UFC Fight Night 68 will air live on FOX Sports 1, as officials confirmed the lineup recently.

Set for June 6 from the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, the card will feature a main event between Dan Henderson and Tim Boetsch. Daniel Cormier-Ryan Bader was the planned headliner before Cormier was moved into a title fight this weekend.

Along with Henderson-Boetsch, Matt Mitrione meets Ben Rothwell, Dustin Poirier squares off with Yancy Medeiros, Thiago Tavares faces Brian Ortega, Joe Soto challenge Anthony Birchak and Francisco Rivera battles Alex Caceres.

Four bouts will air on FS1 at 8 p.m. ET after two fights open the night on UFC Fight Pass.

Below is the current lineup:

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1/10 p.m. ET)

Middleweight: Dan Henderson vs. Tim Boetsch

Heavyweight: Matt Mitrione vs. Ben Rothwell

Lightweight: Dustin Poirier vs. Yancy Medeiros

Featherweight: Thiago Tavares vs. Brian Ortega

Bantamweight: Joe Soto vs. Anthony Birchak

Bantamweight: Alex Caceres vs. Francisco Rivera

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)

Heavyweight: Derrick Lewis vs. Shawn Jordan

Welterweight: Brian Ebersole vs. Omari Akhmedov

Lightweight: Christos Giagos vs. Chris Wade

Lightweight: Joe Proctor vs. Justin Edwards

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/7 p.m. ET)

Middleweight: Jake Collier vs. Ricardo Abreu

Bantamweight: Leonardo Morales vs. Jose Quinonez

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