Chad Laprise will return to Canada and welterweight, taking on Li Jignliang at UFC 206.
Set for December 10 from Toronto’s Air Canada Centre, the event features Anthony Johnson challenging Daniel Cormier for the light heavyweight title.
Laprise (11-2) has gone 4-2 over his UFC run and move up to welterweight after missing weight. He is a former winner of The Ultimate Fighter: Nations series.
Jingliang (11-4) owns a 3-2 Octagon mark since signing with the promotion in 2014.
Below is the current lineup:
UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
Daniel Cormier (c) vs. Anthony Johnson
Flyweight: Zach Makovsky vs. John Moraga
Lightweight: John Makdessi vs. Lando Vannata
Lightweight: Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Drew Dober
Lightweight: Rustam Khabilov vs. Jason Saggo
Strawweight: Valerie Letourneau vs. Poliana Potelho
Light Heavyweight: Misha Cirkunov vs. Nikita Krylov
Featherweight: Cub Swanson vs. Dooho Choi
Welterweight: Chad Laprise vs. Li Jingliang