Whittaker and Chimaev will fight on June 22 in Saudi Arabia

Khamzat Chimaev will face Robert Whittaker in a middleweight title fight headlined by the UFC's inaugural event in Saudi Arabia on June 22.

UFC CEO Dana White has announced the main event, as well as four more fights for the upcoming event. The event will air on ABC in the United States.

The co-main event will be a heavyweight fight between Sergey Pavlovich and Alexander Volkov. In addition, Kelvin Gastelum will face Daniel Rodriguez, and Johnny Walker will return to the octagon with a fight against Volkan Ozdemir.

Finally, Ukrainian welterweight Igor Losing will cross gloves with Dagestan Sharabutdin Magomedov, better known as Shara Bullet.