Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will return to the Octagon this May against Dustin Poirier at UFC 211, the promotion confirmed recently.
Set for May 13 from Dallas, the event features Stipe Miocic defending his heavyweight title against Junior dos Santos.
Alvarez (28-5) last fought in November, losing the title to Conor McGregor. Poirier (21-5) has gone 5-1 over his last six, including a February decision vs. Jim Miller.
Below is the current fight card:
UFC Heavyweight Championship
Stipe Miocic (c) vs. Junior dos Santos
UFC Strawweight Championship
Joanna Jedrzejczyk (c) vs. Jessica Andrade
Featherweight: Gabriel Benitez vs. Enrique Barzola
Heavyweight: Fabricio Werdum vs. Ben Rothwell
Heavyweight: Jarjis Danho vs. Dmitry Poberezhets
Welterweight: Demian Maia vs. Jorge Masvidal
Lightweight: Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier