The third number in the UFC heavyweight rating, Sergey Pavlovich, will return to the octagon on April 22, and the Russian will face American Curtis Blades, who ranks fourth in the division.
The organization of a potential challenger match, which will be the main event of the event, was reported by ESPN.
Sergei Pavlovich, 30, is on an impressive five-fight streak in the UFC, knocking out Australian Tai Tuivasa in less than a minute in his last fight.
32-year-old Curtis Blades is on a three-game streak, the last of which he won last July at UFC Fight Night 208 in London, where his opponent, Tom Aspinall, suffered a knee injury in the 15th second of the match and was unable to continue. the battle.