Thiago Tavares vs. Brian Ortega At UFC Fight Night 68

A featherweight face off pinning experienced veteran of the octagon, Thiago Tavares against submission ace, Brian Ortega was revealed today for the UFC Fight Night 68 card to take place on June 6th in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The news was revealed by the UFC overnight. At this time it is thought verbal agreements are in place on both sides.

Tavares made his featherweight debut last August, impressing viewers by tapping Robbie Peralta with a rear-naked choke in the first round.

Ortega is a former RFA featherweight champion, and made his debut in July, beating Mike De La Torre via submission in 99 seconds, but had his win overturned to a no contest after testing positive for drostanolone.

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