Tom Aspinall will get a big opportunity to catapult himself to the upper echelon of the division.

Aspinall (11-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) meets Alexander Volkov (34-9 MMA, 8-3 UFC) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 204, which takes place March 19 at O2 Arena in London.

Unbeaten in the UFC, the Team Kaobon fighter has impressed in his four octagon showings. Aspinall has finishes in all of his professional wins and is coming off back-to-back stoppages over former heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski and Serghei Spivac.

Volkov will look to put a halt to Aspinall’s momentum in enemy territory. Winner of three of his past four, Volkov rebounded from his loss to Ciryl Gane by defeating Marcin Tybura at UFC 267.

Also featured on the poster is Dan Hooker (21-11 MMA, 11-7 UFC), who will return to featherweight when he faces streaking Brit Arnold Allen (17-1 MMA, 8-0 UFC) in the co-main event.

Check out the official poster for UFC Fight Night 204 below (via Twitter):

20 days to go!!

Your official #UFCLondon poster has just dropped!

— UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) February 27, 2022

The current UFC Fight Night 204 lineup includes:

Alexander Volkov vs. Tom Aspinall
Arnold Allen vs. Dan Hooker
Paddy Pimblett vs. Kazula Vargas
Luana Carolina vs. Molly McCann
Cody Durden vs. Muhammad Mokaev
Makwan Amirkhani vs. Mike Grundy
Jack Shore vs. Timur Valiev
Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Sergei Pavlovich
Gunnar Nelson vs. Claudio Silva
Cory McKenna vs. Elise Reed
Paul Craig vs. Nikita Krylov
Liudvik Sholinian vs. Nathaniel Wood
Jai Herbert vs. Ilia Topuria

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