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Luis Henrique vs. Olympian Arjan Bhullar booked for UFC 216 in Edmonton

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The UFC’s return Canada continues to take shape with a new heavyweight matchup for UFC 216.

It features Luis Henrique (10-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) vs. Arjan Bhullar (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC), UFC officials announced via

UFC 216 takes place Sept. 9 at Rogers Place in Edmonton. The event airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass, though the lineup hasn’t been finalized.

Henrique, a 23-year-old Brazilian, went 8-1 with five stoppage to earn a UFC contract, but he suffered a knockout loss to Francis Ngannou in his 2015 promotional debut. However, “KLB” rebounded with submission victories over Dmitry Smoliakov and Christian Colombo. In his most recent bout, though, the streak came to an end with a TKO defeat to Marcin Tybura, which moved his UFC record to .500.

Bhullar, a 2012 Olympic freestyle wrestler for Canada, made his pro MMA debut in 2014. The 31-year-old has posted three knockouts and three decisions in six career wins. Most recently, the Battlefield Fight League champion picked up a decision victory over Joe Yager (11-6) in April.

The latest UFC 216 card includes:

  • Henry Cejudo vs. Wilson Reis
  • Rick Glenn vs. Gavin Tucker
  • Ashlee Evans-Smith vs. Sarah Moras
  • Arjan Bhullar vs. Luis Henrique

For more on UFC 216, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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Source: MMA Junkie