The UFC debut in Croatia will take place on April 10 and the promotion has confirmed that Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Ruslan Magomedov, Jan Blachowicz vs. Igor Pokrajac, Bojan Mihajlovic vs Francis Ngannou and Bartosz Fabinski vs. Nicolas Dalby have been booked for the event.
The fight bookings were announced by the UFC on early Thursday morning.
UFC Fight Night 86 will come from the Zagreb Arena in Zagreb, Croatia and tickets for the event will go on sale to the public on Friday, February 12.
Gonzaga (17-10) is coming off a decision win in December against Konstantin Erokhin at The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale and the victory snapped a three fight losing streak. Magomedov (14-1) is currently on a nine fight winning streak and he is coming off a decision win against Shawn Jordan at UFC 192.
Blachowicz (18-5) has dropped his last two fights after winning his UFC debut in 2014 and his most recent defeat came against Corey Anderson at UFC 191. Pokrajac (25-12, 1NC) is returning to the UFC after winning three fights outside of the promotion and his most recent win came against Zauri Maisuradze in October at Final Fight Championship 20.
Mihajlovic (10-3) is currently on a ten fight winning streak after starting his career 0-3 and this will be his UFC debut. Ngannou (6-1) won his UFC debut in December with a knockout win against Luis Henrique and all of his wins have come by stoppage.
Fabinski (13-2) has won both of his fights in the UFC by decision and he will enter this fight following a victory over Hector Urbina at UFC Fight Night 78 in November. Dalby (14-0-1) is coming off a draw against Darren Till at UFC Fight Night 76 and both of his fights in the UFC have gone the distance.
Tickets for UFC Fight Night 87 go on sale to the general public Friday, February 12 at 10 a.m. CET. Tickets are available for purchase via Eventim. UFC Fight Club members have the opportunity to purchase tickets early, on Wednesday, February, 10 at 10 a.m. CET via www.ufcfightclub.com. UFC newsletter subscribers will also have priority access starting on Thursday, February 11 at 10 a.m. CET.
The main event for UFC Fight Night 86 is expected to be announced shortly by the promotion and the current fight card is below.
Gabriel Gonzaga (17-10) vs. Ruslan Magomedov (14-1)
Jan Blachowicz (18-5) vs. Igor Pokrajac (25-12, 1NC)
Bojan Mihajiovic (10-3) vs Francis Ngannou (6-1)
Bartosz Fabinski (13-2) vs. Nicolas Dalby (14-0-1)