It appears as though Alistair Overeem will clash with a familiar face in May.
The UFC is currently targeting a heavyweight bout between Overeem and fellow JacksonWink teammate Andrei Arlovski for the main event of the May 8 Rotterdam, Netherlands show, MMAFighting.com has learned.
The Dutch-born Overeem (40-14, 1 NC), who signed a new contract with the UFC on Monday, has won his last three fights in a row. He most recently won via TKO over long-time rival Junior dos Santos in December.
Arlovski (25-11, 1 NC) had a six-fight winning streak snapped in January when he was knocked out by Stipe Miocic. The loss marked his first since March 2013.
Royce Gracie def. Ken Shamrock via first-round TKO (2:22) (live blog)
Kimbo Slice def. Dada 5000 via third-round TKO (1:32) (live blog)
Derek Campos def. Melvin Guillard via second-round TKO (0:32)
Linton Vassell def. Emanuel Newton via unanimous decision (30-26, 29-27 x2)
Emanuel Sanchez def. Daniel Pineda via split decision (28-29, 29-27, 29-28)
Justin Wren def. Juan Torres via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Jeremy Mahon def. Davis Sylvester via TKO (R3, 4:22)
C.J. Hancock def. Ruben Esparsa via submission (rear-naked choke) (R3, 1:26)
Adrian Yanez vs. Ryan Hollis via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Isaac Villanueva def. Richard Knepp via knockout (R1, 0:42)
Mike Trinh def. Angel Zamora via submission (armbar) (R1, 3:49)
Jason Langellier def. Anthony Ivy via submission (anaconda choke) (R1, 2:09)
Manny Lozoya def. Jacob Norsworthy via submission (guillotine) (R1, 2:33)
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