Alistair Overeem will indeed main event the first-ever UFC card in the Netherlands, taking on Andrei Arlovski at UFC Fight Night 87.
Officials confirmed the bout Friday for the May 8 card. Action goes down from inside the Ahoy Rotterdam on FOX Sports 1.
Overeem (40-14-1) teased that he would headline the card upon signing his new contract with the UFC. The former Strikeforce champion bested Junior dos Santos most recently, improving to 5-3.
Arlovski (25-11), a former UFC titleholder, had his win streak snapped in January at the hands of Stipe Miocic.
Below is the current lineup:
Heavyweight: Alistair Overeem vs. Andrei Arlovski
Heavyweight: Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva vs. Stefan Struve
Light Heavyweight: Nikita Krylov vs. Francimar Barroso
Lightweight: Reza Madadi vs. Yan Cabral