Sources familiar with the fight spoke with MMABoxing.ru, confirming the 155-pound tilt will take place on the Las Vegas card.
Dos Anjos (20-6) is on a hot streak of late in his UFC career, winning five in a row. In his most recent outing, dos Anjos took out top lightweight Donald Cerrone with a unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 27.
Khabilov (17-1) is undefeated since coming to the UFC one year ago. The Russian fighter’s last performance had him going the distance with former Strikeforce contender Jorge Masvidal, earning a unanimous-decision win for his efforts at UFC Fight for the Troops 3.
UFC 170 takes place on Feb. 22 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, and includes a pivotal light heavyweight fight between Alexander Gustafsson and Jimi Manuwa.