Brendan Schaub vs. Andrei Arlovski Is Official For UFC 174
Yesterday, UFC president Dana White welcomed former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski back to the octagon via twitter. The promotion wasted no time in finding “The Pitbull” a fight. The UFC announced today that Arlovski would be welcomed back into the octagon by Brendan Schaub.
— UFC (@ufc) April 25, 2014
The heavyweight fight will take place on the UFC 174 card. That card is headlined by the flyweight title fight between champion, Demetrious Johnson and challenger, Ali Bagautinov. UFC 174 takes place on June 14 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Arlovski is riding a two fight win streak outside of the UFC and is 6-1-1 in his last eight fights. Schaub has also won his last two fights, the most recent being a submission victory over Matt Mitrione at UFC 165.