Daniel Sarafian vs. Ricardo Abreu booked for UFC Fight Night 68 in New Orleans

A middleweight bout has been added to UFC Fight Night 68 on June 6 in New Orleans as Daniel Sarafian will meet Ricardo Abreu on the preliminary card.

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The fight booking was announced by the UFC on Tuesday

UFC Fight Night 68 will come from the Smoothie King Center and will be headlined by a light heavyweight bout as former title challenger Daniel Cormier meets Ryan Bader.

Sarafian (9-5) returned to the middleweight division in his last fight as he defeated Antonio dos Santos by TKO in the second round. The victory snapped a two fight losing streak and he is 2-3 in the UFC. Abreu (5-0) won his UFC debut last year as he defeated Wagner Silva by submission in the second round. It was the first time he made it out of the first round in his career and it was his second career win by submission.

The current UFC Fight Night 68: Cormier vs. Bader fight card is below.

Daniel Cormier (15-1) vs. Ryan Bader (19-4)
Matt Mitrione (9-3) vs. Ben Rothwell (34-9)
Tim Boetsch (18-8) vs. Dan Henderson (30-13)
Joe Proctor (10-3) vs. Justin Edwards (8-4)
Derrick Lewis (12-3, 1NC) vs. Shawn Jordan (17-8)
Alan Jouban (11-3) vs. Brian Ebersole (51-16-1, 1NC)
Daniel Sarafian (9-5) vs. Ricardo Abreu (5-0)