The Oklahoman first announced the bout, who’s spot on the card isn’t known at this time.
Arlovski (28-19-0-2NC) has won just one of his last five under the UFC banner, with that lone win coming over Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night San Antonio. Arlovski is a former UFC Heavyweight Champion, defeating Tim Sylvia by first round submission to claim the gold at UFC 51 in February of 2005. Arlovski has suffered nineteen losses as a professional MMA fighter and eleven of them came by way of KO/TKO.
Lins (14-3-0) is going to be making his UFC debut in this bout and does so on the strength of a four fight winning streak. Lins won the PFL Heavyweight Championship is season one, defeating Josh Copeland by fourth round TKO in the finals. Lins hasn’t suffered a defeat in almost three years, with that last loss coming to Vadim Nemkov at Bellator 182.
UFC Fight Night Oklahoma City takes place on Saturday, May 2 from the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with Chris Weidman and Jack Hermansson headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+.