A heavyweight clash between Andrei Arlovski and Philipe Lins has been rebooked for UFC Fight Night 171 on May 13.
Arlovski has been victorious just once in his last six Octagon appearances – a unanimous verdict against Ben Rothwell at UFC on ESPN 4 last July. In his most recent outing, “The Pit Bull” suffered a 29-second KO defeat to Jarizinho Rozenstruik at UFC 244 this past November.
Lins will make his promotional debut on the heels of capturing the 2018 Professional Fighters League heavyweight championship. The 34-year-old Brazilian, who did not compete at all in 2019, went 4-0 during his PFL campaign, earning finishes of Alex Nicholson, Caio Alencar, Jared Rosholt and Josh Copeland. “Monstro” also went 3-3 during a stint with Bellator MMA from 2014 to 2017.
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