Andrei Arlovski will face a stern test in his next outing.

As per MMA Fighting, the former UFC heavyweight champion is set to take on rising prospect Tanner Boser on the upcoming October 3 show.

As of now, there is no official confirmation of the fight or a location for the event either. The news was first reported by TSN.

Arlovski will be looking to establish another winning streak as he is coming off a unanimous decision win over Philipe Lins at UFC Jacksonville back in May. He was previously knocked out by Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 244 last November.

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Boser, meanwhile, has been very active the last few months with back-to-back TKO wins over Lins in June and Raphael Pessoa last month. In total, the 29-year-old Canadian is 3-1 with the UFC as he will now look to earn the biggest win of his career over a legend in Arlovski.

A women’s bantamweight bout between Germaine de Randamie and Julianna Pena is also slated for the October 3 card. However, there is no official word on what fight will be headlining the event as of now.

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