The UFC have announced that Alistair Overeem will take on team mate Andrei Arlovski in the main event at the Ahoy Arena, May 8th in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Alistair Overeem (40-14) the number 3 ranked heavyweight recently re-signed with the UFC after testing the waters as a free agent. He is coming off a recent TKO win over former UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos in December. He is currently on a three fight win streak with wins over Stephen Struve and Roy Nelson. His last loss was to Ben Rothwell back in 2014.
Andrei Arlovski (25-11) suffered a recent loss against Stipe Miocic at UFC 195 in January. This was his first loss since 2013 after riding a 6 fight win streak within the heavyweight division. Arlovski recently took to his instagram to confirm the bout.
The UFC are yet to confirm.