Alexander Gustafsson set to return at UFC Fight Night Hamburg against Jan Blachowicz

Former light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson will be returning to the octagon in September as he will be facing Jan Blachowicz at UFC Fight Night on September 3 in Hamburg, Germany.

The fight booking was announced by the UFC on Friday morning and the promotion also announced that Brad Pickett will meet Henry Briones in a bantamweight bout on this fight card.

UFC Fight Night Hamburg will come from the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany on September 3 and will be headlined by a heavyweight bout as Andrei Arlovski meets Josh Barnett.

Gustafsson (16-4) has lost his last two fights and the most recent defeat came in October at UFC 192 against current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. He is 1-3 in his last four fights and his last win came in 2014 against Jimi Manuwa. Blachowicz (19-5) scored a decision victory in April against Igor Pokrajac and he is 2-2 in the UFC. His other win in the UFC came in his promotional debut as he defeate Ilir Latifi by TKO at UFC Fight Night 53.

The current UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Barnett fight card is below.

Andrei Arlovski (25-12, 1NC) vs. Josh Barnett (34-8)
Alexander Gustafsson (16-4) vs. Jan Blachowicz (19-5)
Ryan Bader (20-5) vs. Ilir Latifi (12-4, 1NC)
Jack Hermansson (13-2) vs. Scott Askham (14-2)
Peter Sobotta (15-5-1) vs. Nicolas Dalby (14-1-1)
Emil Weber Meek (8-2-1, 1NC) vs. Jessin Ayari (15-3)
Nick Hein (13-2, 1NC) vs. Tae Hyun Bang (18-9)
Rustam Khabilov (19-3) vs. Reza Madadi (14-4)
Brad Pickett (25-11) vs. Henry Briones (16-5-1)