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Ben Rothwell vs. Junior dos Santos set for UFC Fight Night 86 in Croatia

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Heavyweights Ben Rothwell and Junior dos Santos will meet April 10 at UFC Fight Night 86 in Zagreb, Croatia.

The UFC’s official Twitter account announced the news early Monday morning.

BREAKING: Heavyweights @RothwellFighter vs. @junior_cigano meet at #UFCZagreb! Tix: https://t.co/rEuxZh1wk2 pic.twitter.com/4jUJCfgAAp

— UFC (@ufc) February 8, 2016

Rothwell comes into his matchup with the former heavyweight champion dos Santos riding a four-fight winning streak.

During this stretch, Rothwell defeated Brandon Vera, Alistair Overeem, Matt Mitrione and Josh Barnett – all via finish (two knockouts, two submissions). Most recently, Rothwell gave Barnett the first submission defeat of his career, forcing the former UFC champ to tap out due to a second-round gogo choke.

Dos Santos, meanwhile, is 2-2 in his last four. He lost via TKO to Overeem in his most recent outing at UFC on FOX 17, and he squeaked out a decision victory over Stipe Miocic at UFC on Fox 13 prior to that. The Brazilian has never lost back-to-back fights in his career.

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