A scrappy veteran and an undefeated prospect will cross paths in Kansas City.
Stephens (25-13) is known for throwing some of the heaviest hands in the lower weight classes, with 16 of his career victories coming via knockout. But he’s trying to shake himself out of a rut where has lost two of his past three fights, most recently a decision loss to Frankie Edgar at UFC 205.
Moicano (10-0-1), meanwhile, will fight outside of his native Brazil for the first time in his career. He’s 2-0 in the UFC, with his most recent fight a split-decision win over Zubaira Tukhugov at UFC 198. Moicano has five career submission wins.