A former UFC heavyweight champion and one of the division’s rising hot prospects will collide at the promotion’s Feb. 20 event.
At the time of the fight, Arlovski (30-19 MMA, 19-13 UFC) will be 42 years old and look to extend his winning streak to three. He’s won three of his most recent four outings, which include wins over Ben Rothwell, Philipe Lins and Tanner Boser.
Aspinall (9-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) has won both of his UFC outings by quick first-round knockouts. In his promotional debut, Aspinall defeated Jake Collier in 45 seconds before he defeated Alan Badout by ground-and-pound stoppage in 1:35 his next time out. Aspinall is 27.
With the addition, the UFC Fight Night card for Feb. 20 includes:
Curtis Blaydes vs. Derrick Lewis
Chris Daukaus vs. Aleksei Oleinik
Darrick Minner vs. Charles Rosa
Jai Herbert vs. Drakkar Klose
Danny Chavez vs. Jared Gordon
Shana Dobson vs. Casey O’Neill
Jamall Emmers vs. Chas Skelly
Matt Brown vs. Carlos Condit
Vinicius Moreira vs. Ike Villanueva
Rafael Alves vs. Mike Trizano
Andrei Arlovski vs. Tom Aspinall