Tim Boetsch vs. Dan Henderson elevated to main event of UFC Fight Night 68

The new main event of UFC Fight Night 68 will be a middleweight bout as Tim Boetsch will meet Dan Henderson.

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Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports

UFC officials announced on Monday that the already scheduled middleweight bout has been elevated to the main event of the June 6 fight card.

UFC Fight Night 68 will come from the Smoothie King Center and the main card will air on Fox Sports 1.

Boetsch (18-8) is 2-4 in his last six fights and is coming off a defeat to Thales Leites in January. His last two defeats have come by submission and won the fight of the night bonus against Leites. Henderson (30-13) has lost back to back fights and five of six. His most recent defeat came in January at UFC on FOX 14 against Gegard Mousasi.

The current UFC Fight Night 68: Boetsch vs. Henderson fight card is below.

Tim Boetsch (18-8) vs. Dan Henderson (30-13)
Matt Mitrione (9-3) vs. Ben Rothwell (34-9)
Shawn Jordan (17-8) vs. Derrick Lewis (12-3, 1NC)
Dustin Poirier (17-4) vs. Yancy Medeiros (11-2, 1NC)
Joe Proctor (10-3) vs. Justin Edwards (8-4)
Joe Soto (15-3) vs. Anthony Birchak (11-2)
Brian Ebersole (51-16-1, 1NC) vs. Omari Akhmedov (14-2)
Jose Quinonez (3-2) vs. Leonardo Morales (4-1)
Francisco Rivera (10-4, 1NC) vs. Alex Caceres (10-7, 1NC)
Jake Collier (8-2) vs. Ricardo Abreu (5-0)