Cub Swanson to fight Artem Lobov at UFC Fight Night on April 22

A featherweight fight featuring title contender Cub Swanson and Artem Lobov will headline UFC Fight Night on April 22 in Nashville.

UFC officials announced the fight on Saturday. The televised event will take place inside Bridgestone Arena.

Swanson (24-7), 33, will ride a three-fight win streak into the event. He is coming off a unanimous decision over Doo Ho Choi in December, which ESPN.com dubbed 2016's Fight of the Year.

Fighting out of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Swanson has not lost a fight since April 2015.

Lobov (13-12-1) will seek the biggest win of his career against the established Swanson. He is currently on a two-fight win streak, with back-to-back decision victories over Chris Avila and Teruto Ishihara.

The Dublin native is an SBG Ireland teammate and close friend of UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor.

The UFC also announced a lightweight matchup between Al Iaquinta and Thiago Alves and a flyweight bout between Dustin Ortiz and Brandon Moreno for the April 22 event. Middleweight Sam Alvey will meet Thales Leites as well.