Daniel Cormier vs. Ryan Bader Headlines UFC Fight Night New Orleans

Written by Tom Ngo
February 11th, 2015

UFC Daniel Cormier

On Wednesday, the UFC announced former light heavyweight top contender Daniel Cormier (pictures) and Ryan Bader will headline their return event to New Orleans.

The June 6 event goes down inside Smoothie King Center.

Cormier is looking to bounce back from last month’s unanimous decision defeat to champion Jon Jones. It was the first loss the former Olympic wrestler suffered in 16 professional outings.

Bader, on the other hand, will be riding a four-fight winning streak in to the scrap. He posted a split decision over Phil Davis last month.

The UFC most recently visited New Orleans in September 2011 for an event at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

No other bouts were announced for the lineup.

Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the main card live.

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