MMA Junkie first reported the fight.
Allen (16-1-0) has already picked up seven wins under the UFC banner with notable victories coming over Makwan Amirkhani, Mads Burnell, Gilbert Melendez and Nik Lentz. Allen enters the contest riding a nine fight winning streak and he has not been defeated in well over six years. Allen has competed 17 times as a professional MMA fighter and eight of those encounters went the distance.
Stephens (28-18-0-1NC) enters the contest on a four-fight losing streak and he has not picked up a victory in almost three years. Stephens last victory came at UFC On Fox 28 in February of 2018, where he defeated Josh Emmett by second round knockout. Stephens has picked up 19 of 28 professional MMA wins by KO/TKO, with another seven comes by way of decision.
The yet to be announced UFC card is set for Saturday, November 7 from a location to be announced with Thiago Santos and Glover Teixeira headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, while broadcast plans have yet to be revealed.