Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson headlines UFC Fight Night 89 in Ottawa

The UFC will be heading to Ottawa on June 18 for UFC Fight Night 89 and the event will be headlined by a welterweight bout as former title challenger Rory MacDonald meets Stephen Thompson.

The fight booking was announced by the UFC on Friday afternoon.

MacDonald (18-3) is coming off a lost against current UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler at UFC 189 and the defeat snapped a three fight winning streak. Thompson (12-1) is currently on a six fight winning streak and he is coming off a TKO win against former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks.

The venue for UFC Fight Night 89: MacDonald vs. Thompson is expected to be announced shortly, along with ticket information.