Sage Northcutt makes his 2017 debut this July at UFC 214, taking on Claudio Puelles.
Set for July 29 from the Honda Center in Anaheim, the event features Jon Jones challenging Daniel Cormier for the light heavyweight title.
Northcutt (8-2) has been on an extended break after getting his tonsils removed. Puelles (7-1) competed on The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America, losing his Octagon debut to Martin Bravo.
Below is the current fight card:
UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
Daniel Cormier (c) vs. Jon Jones
Featherweight: Doo Ho Choi vs. Andre Fili
Flyweight: Jarred Brooks vs. Eric Shelton
Bantamweight: Aljamain Sterling vs. Renan Barao
Featherweight: Ricardo Lamas vs. Chan Sung Jung
Lightweight: Sage Northcutt vs. Claudio Puelles