Boetsch (15-4) is on a three fight win streak and recently stated he wanted to fight Bisping from as far back as Bisping's days at light heavyweight. Well "The Barbarian" can cross off "The Count" on his hit list when they meet on the July 7 event. Boetsch last defeated Yushin Okami via come from behind third round TKO, being dominated if the initial two stanzas. Boetsch is on a three fight win streak.
Bisping (22-4) last fought at UFC on Fox 2 and loss a contentious unanimous decision to Chael Sonnen. That loss snapped a four fight win streak which included wins over Jason Miller, Jorge Rivera and Yoshihiro Akiyama.
Barao (28-1 (1 no contest)) has been undefeated since losing his MMA debut in 2005 and sports a 3-0 UFC record. Barao last defeated one time bantamweight title challenger, Scott Jorgensen, via unanimous decision at UFC 143.
UFC 148 is set for July 7 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.