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UFC Fight Night: Cormier vs. Bader fight card shaping up

An early look at the June 6th UFC Fight Night on Fox Sports 1 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Daniel Cormier takes on Ryan Bader in a five-round main event in the light heavyweight division.

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This June marks the UFC's first event in Louisiana since 2011, when Jake Shields was memorably knocked out by Jake  Ellenberger in one of Spike TV's final set of shows. For this year's trip, the main event features Louisiana native Daniel Cormier trying to bounce back from his LHW title fight loss to Jon Jones, as he faces Ryan Bader.

The rest of the show features a middleweight bout between Tim Boetsch and Dan Henderson, which might be the co-main event of the evening, while Matt Mitrione faces Ben Rothwell at heavyweight. Fresh off of his win in February, Alan Jouban was quickly booked to return to his home state against veteran Brian Ebersole.

Here's what the card, with the main card airing live on Fox Sports 1, looks like thus far:

Daniel Cormier vs. Ryan Bader
Tim Boetsch vs. Dan Henderson
Matt Mitrione vs. Ben Rothwell
Shawn Jordan vs. Derrick Lewis
Alan Jouban vs. Brian Ebersole
Justin Edwards vs. Joe Proctor
Daniel Sarafian vs. Ricardo Abreu

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