A heavyweight fight between Andrei Arlovski vs. Walt Harris has been added to UFC 232 in December.
UFC officials confirmed the initial report from the Las Vegas Review Journal.
Arlovski (27-17, 1 NC), a former UFC champion, is looking to right the ship after dropping back-to-back decisions to Shamil Abdurakhimov and Tai Tuivasa. Prior to this string of losses, “The Pitbull” earned victories over Junior Albini and Stefan Struve. To date, Arlovski has finished 20 of 27 career victories, which includes knockouts over Travis Browne, Antonio Silva and Ben Rothwell.
Harris (11-7) is coming off a TKO win over Daniel Spitz in June. Prior to this win, the Alabama native was disqualified for illegal head kick at UFC 217 in Nov. 2017. Prior to this, former champion Fabricio Werdum ran through Harris just 65 seconds into their fight at UFC 216. To date, all 11 of his victories have ended in (T)KO.
With the addition of this heavyweight title, here is how the entire card stands:
Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson – for UFC light heavyweight championship
Cris Cyborg (c) vs. Amanda Nunes – for UFC women’s’ featherweight championship
Ilir Latifi vs. Corey Anderson
Carlos Condit vs. Michael Chiesa
Cat Zingano vs. Megan Anderson
Tom Duquesnoy vs. Nathaniel Wood
BJ Penn vs. Ryan Hall
Uriah Hall vs. Bevon Lewis
Andrei Arlovski vs. Walt Harris
UFC 232 will go down on Dec. 29 inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.