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UFC Fight Night 68 Picks Up Rescheduled Joe Soto-Anthony Birchak Bout

Last year, Joe Soto was expected to make his Octagon debut vs. Anthony Birchak.

When Renan Barao went down while attempting to cut weight, officials placed Soto in the main event for the UFC bantamweight title vs. T.J. Dillashaw.

Now, several months later, Soto and Birchak will square off at UFC Fight Night 68 on June 6. The event takes place from New Orleans and the Smoothie King Center.

Soto (15-3) is a former Bellator and Tachi Palace Fights champion who recently talked with FightLine about his short-notice bout with Dillashaw. He had won six in a row prior to the loss to Dillashaw.

Birchak (11-2) dropped his Octagon debut to Ian Entwistle this past December.

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: Joe Proctor vs. Justin Edwards

Heavyweight: Derrick Lewis vs. Shawn Jordan

Welterweight: Brian Ebersole vs. Alan Jouban

Middleweight: Daniel Sarafian vs. Ricardo Abreu

Bantamweight: Joe Soto vs. Anthony Birchak