Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski will compete in June against Brendan Schaub at UFC 174. Officials confirmed the fight on Friday.
Set for June 14 from the Rogers Centre in Vancouver, the card features a main event between UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and Ali Bagautinov. Welterweight contenders Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley meet in the co-main event.
Arlovski (21-10) is coming off six wins in his last seven fights, including a November TKO victory. He also fought former UFC rival Tim Sylvia to a no-contest. Arlovski has not competed inside the Octagon since 2008.
Schaub (10-3) has gone 6-3 since his stint on The Ultimate Fighter. He was pushing for a bout with Mark Hunt since his win last September at UFC 165.
Below is the list of fights announced to date:
UFC Flyweight Championship
Demetrious Johnson (c) vs. Ali Bagautinov
Welterweight: Rory MacDonald vs. Tyron Woodley
Heavyweight: Andrei Arlovski vs. Brendan Schaub
Light Heavyweight: Ryan Bader vs. Rafael Cavalcante
Welterweight: Daniel Sarafian vs. Kiichi Kunimoto
Bantamweight: Mike Easton vs. Yves Jabouin
Bantamweight: Roland Delorme vs. Michinori Tanaka
Lightweight: Kajan Johnson vs. Tae Hyun Bang