Artem Lobov, fresh off an appearance on The Ultimate Fighter 22, will face Alex White at UFC 196, officials announced recently.
Set for February 6 from Las Vegas, the event features Fabricio Werdum defending his heavyweight title against Cain Velasquez.
Lobov (11-11-1) suffered a decision loss to Ryan Hall after being allowed back in the tournament following a loss in the elimination round. He advanced to the finals before being bested by Hall.
White (10-2) sports a 1-2 Octagon mark overall, earning a victory over Estevan Payan.
Below is the current lineup:
UFC Heavyweight Championship
Fabricio Werdum (c) vs. Cain Velasquez
Welterweight: Johny Hendricks vs. Stephen Thompson
Heavyweight: Roy Nelson vs. Jared Rosholt
Lightweight: Josh Burkman vs. KJ Noons
Welterweight: Mike Pyle vs. Sean Spencer
Light Heavyweight: Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante vs. Ovince Saint Preux
Featherweight: Artem Lobov vs. Alex White