UFC Fight Night 19 is slated for September 16 at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City.
The possibility of the bout was first reported by Sherdog.com and multiple sources have since confirmed that both men have agreed to the bout.
Maynard will be looking to improve upon his undefeated record in the octagon and inch himself closer to a lightweight title shot after five consecutive victories with his most recent coming over Jim Miller at UFC 96.
Huerta will be making his first return to action since his unanimous decision loss at the hands of Kenny Florian in August of 2008. He recently declined a new contract with the UFC to pursue a career in acting. The bout with Maynard will fulfill his obligations to the company.