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UFC Fight Night 68 Picks Up Dustin Poirier-Yancy Medeiros

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Lightweights Dustin Poirier and Yancy Medeiros have been added to the upcoming UFC Fight Night 68 card, officials announced.

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

Poirier (17-4), a former top contender in the featherweight division, made his triumphant return to 155 pounds recently when he topped Carlos Diego Ferreira. Overall, “The Diamond” is 4-1 in his last five and a native of Louisiana.

Medeiros (11-2) is on a two-fight win streak, including a pair of submission victories.

Below is the current lineup:

Light Heavyweight: Daniel Cormier vs. Ryan Bader

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: Daniel Sarafian vs. Ricardo Abreu

Bantamweight: Joe Soto vs. Anthony Birchak

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