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Andrei Arlovski-Francis Ngannou Scheduled For UFC On FOX 23

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Heavyweights Andrei Arlovski and Francis Ngannou will go toe-to-toe at UFC on FOX 23 this January.

Set for January 28, the card features Valentina Shevchenko vs. Julianna Pena in the main event from Denver.

Arlovski (25-13), a former UFC heavyweight champion, is coming off three consecutive finishes in which he lost to UFC champion Stipe Miocic, Alistair Overeem and Josh Barnett.

For Ngannou (9-1), this is a career-defining bout. He is 4-0 with four finishes since signing with the UFC.

Below is the current fight card:

Female Bantamweight: Julianna Pena vs. Valentina Shevchenko

Welterweight: Donald Cerrone vs. Jorge Masvidal

Heavyweight: Andrei Arlovski vs. Francis Ngannou

Middleweight: Hector Lombard vs. Brad Tavares

Middleweight: Sam Alvey vs. Nate Marquardt

Lightweight: Jason Gonzalez vs. J.C. Cottrell

Flyweight: Eric Shelton vs. Alexandre Pantoja

Bantamweight: Raphael Assuncao vs. Aljamain Sterling