The UFC’s lightweight division has picked up a “Bandit,” as Jason High will make his debut in the division against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 42.
Officials announced the fight for the June 7 card from Albuquerque’s Tingley Coliseum. The main card will air on FOX Sports 1, with prelims receiving the Fight Pass treatment.
High (18-4) has gone 2-2 during a pair of stints with the UFC, and is coming off wins over James Head and Anthony Lapsley. He is 5-1 in his last six overall, with the line loss coming to Erick Silva.
Dos Anjos (20-7) will make a quick return to the Octagon after falling to Khabib Nurmagomedov just a few weeks ago. He has gone 9-5 with the promotion.
Below is the current list of fights announced:
Lightweight: Benson Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov
Lightweight: Diego Sanchez vs. Ross Pearson
Flyweight: John Dodson vs. John Moraga
Bantamweight: Yaotzin Meza vs. Sergio Pettis
Welterweight: Bobby Voelker vs. Lance Benoist
Lightweight: Piotr Hallman vs. Yves Edwards
Light Heavyweight: Patrick Cummins vs. Francimar Barroso
Bantamweight: Bryan Caraway vs. Erik Perez
Flyweight: Scott Jorgensen vs. Danny Martinez
Lightweight: Rafael dos Anjos vs. Jason High
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