UFC officials took to twitter just moments ago with the announcement.
UFC 148 is expected to go down on July 7 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV.
Michael Bisping last saw action on the UFC on FOX 2 main card in a highly contested bout against division title challenger, Chael Sonnen. While the British born fighter did not pick up the win, the loss to Sonnen was a highly controversial decision that many thought should have been scored in favor of “The Count.”
To date Bisping has only dropped three of his eleven middleweight bouts, the most recent of which snapped his four-fight win streak.
Boetsch is a man on a mission, after dropping weight classes “The Barbarian” has not yet felt the sting of defeat.
In his most recent outing he was able to take out top contender Yushin Okami in a come from behind victory at UFC 144. It was his third straight win in the UFC”s middleweight division. Tim is 8-1 in his last nine fights with his only defeat coming at the hands of Phil Davis.