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By David Tees on 3/16/2023 9:39 AM

A middleweight division attraction has been added to UFC 289 according to Iridium Sports as Eryk Anders faces Marc-Andre Barriault.

Anders (15-7-0-1NC) has won just one of his last three in the UFC, with that lone win coming over Kyle Daukaus at UFC On ESPN 42. Anders has previously headlined two UFC cards, suffering defeats to both Lyoto Machida and Thiago Santos in those bouts. Anders has earned 15 wins as a professional MMA fighter and nine of those came by way of KO/TKO.

Barriault (15-6-0-1NC) has rotated wins and losses in his last five UFC fights, with the latest bout being a second round TKO win over Julian Marquez at UFC 285. Barriault has suffered six losses as a professional MMA fighter and five of those came during UFC competition. Barriault has earned 15 wins as a professional MMA fighter and 10 of those came via KO/TKO.

UFC 289 takes place on Saturday, June 10 from a location to be announced and with a main event to be announced. PWInsiderXtra is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+ pay-per-view.