Louisiana’s own Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier (17-4) is going to battle in his home state against Yancy Medeiros (11-2) at UFC Fight Night New Orleans.
Poirier went 3-4 in his last 7 fights at Featherweight before successfully moving up to Lightweight at UFC Fight Night 63, knocking out Carlos Diego Ferreira in the 1st round.
Medeiros in consecutive outings has submitted Damon Jackson and Joe Proctor.
UFC Fight Night 68 is on June 6th, at the Smoothie this King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana; and is headlined by a Light Heavyweight match-up between Ryan Bader & Daniel Cormier.
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