Sources close to the bout informed HeavyMMA.com of the news on Wednesday morning. MMAjunkie.com was the first to report the story.
“The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale” takes place June 4 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The main event will feature the finals of the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter, highlighted by coaches Brock Lesnar and Junior dos Santos.
Brookins vs. Stephens is expected to take part on the Spike-televised card.
Stephens last appeared at UFC 125, knocking out Marcus Davis in the third round after losing the first two frames. Brookins hasn’t fought in the UFC since winning The Ultimate Fighter in December.