Pawlak (10-0) has finished nine of his ten opponents, including six by knockout. The 25-year-old fought five times in 2013. He’s coming off a technical knockout win over Mateusz Strzelczyk in November.
Sobotta (13-4-1) will return to the UFC for the first time since 2010. He had three fights in the organization, losing all three. Since leaving the UFC, Sobotta has put together a five-fight winning streak.
UFC Fight Night 41 takes place at the O2 World in Berlin, Germany on May 31. The event is headlined by a middleweight match-up between Mark Munoz and former Strikeforce middleweight titleholder Gegard Mousasi.