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UFC Fight Night 86: Another Heavyweight Contest Set

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A pair of 7-1 heavyweights will square off at UFC Fight Night 86 this April, as Jared Cannonier welcomes Cyril Asker to the Octagon.

Set for April 10 from the Zagreb Arena in Croatia, the card features a headline fight between former UFC champion Junior dos Santos and Ben Rothwell.

Cannonier (7-1) dropped his UFC debut last year to Shawn Jordan, suffering his first pro loss. Asker (7-1) comes from the Extreme Fighting Championship promotion where he went 3-0 including a first round victory over Ruan Potts.

Below is the current lineup:

Heavyweight: Junior dos Santos vs. Ben Rothwell

Heavyweight: Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Ruslan Magomedov

Light Heavyweight: Igor Pokrajac vs. Jan Blachowicz

Heavyweight: Francis Ngannou vs. Bojan Mihajlovic

Middleweight: Nicolas Dalby vs. Bartosz Fabinski

Heavyweight: Timothy Johnson vs. Marcin Tybura

Lightweight: Mairbek Taisumov vs. Damir Hadzovic

Welterweight: Bojan Velickovic vs. Alessio Di Chirico

Bantamweight: Filip Pejic vs. Damian Stasiak

Heavyweight: Jared Cannonier vs. Cyril Asker

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