After two long years of sitting on the sidelines because of injuries, Thiago Alves is set to make his return to the Octagon.

According to Mike Chiappetta, the former No. 1-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight contender will face Seth Baczynski at UFC on FOX 11, which goes down at Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., on April 19, 2014.