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Caceres, Rivera Set For UFN New Orleans

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Bantamweights Alex Caceres and Francisco Rivera will tangle at UFC Fight Night 68, officials announced recently.

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

Caceres (10-7) is an alum of The Ultimate Fighter and is coming off a pair of losses. Since moving to 135 pounds, he is 5-3 with a no-contest.

Rivera (10-4) suffered a controversial submission loss to Urijah Faber in December, snapping his five-fight unbeaten streak. Rivera was poked in the eye and asked for time when Faber locked up the submission.

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

Bantamweight: Leonardo Morales vs. Jose Quinonez

Bantamweight: Alex Caceres vs. Francisco Rivera


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