According to Rustam Khabilov, the UFC lightweight will return to action in 2016 against Norman Parke in London.
Khabilov confirmed the fight via social media recently, with an announcement expected soon by the promotion.
Set for February 27, the card takes place inside the O2 Arena. No main event has been confirmed.
Khabilov (17-3) owns a 3-2 Octagon mark, but is on a two-fight losing skid. Parke (22-4-1) is a veteran of The Ultimate Fighter and has also dropped his last two.