Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that Stephens (18-6 MMA, 5-5 UFC) will welcome former welterweight Marcus Davis (17-7 MMA, 9-5 UFC) to the 155-pound division at January's UFC 125 event.
The fight is expected to be finalized in the coming days.
Jan 1st, live on Pay-per-view from Las Vegas, Nevada:
Brandon Vera vs. Thiago Silva
Jacob Volkmann vs. Antonio McKee
Mike Brown vs. Diego Nunes
Greg Soto vs. Daniel Roberts
Marcus Davis vs. Jeremy Stephens
Cole Miller vs. Matt Wiman
Phil Baroni vs. Brad Tavares