Stevenson has won 31 career fights, losing 14 others. Cochrane tried out for the most recent season of The Ultimate Fighter, falling in the first episode that earned fighters a spot in the TUF house.
"This main event has the makings to be the RFA's most explosive yet," said RFA matchmaker Scott Cutbirth in a recent press release. "Dakota is a hometown kid with a big following, and he's excited to take on a championship-caliber fighter like Joe Stevenson."
Stevenson has not fought since 2011, falling to Javier Vasquez. He won the second season of The Ultimate Fighter, but lost his last four UFC bouts and was released.
Popular VideoThis young teenage singer was shocked when Keith Urban invited her on stage at his concert. A few moments later, he made her wildest dreams come true.
- 'The Ultimate Fighter: Live Finale' Medical Suspensions
- Three Fights Added To UFC 150 From Denver
- Video: Outtakes From Anderson Silva's Budweiser Commercial
- Chris Clements Steps In For Alves Against Bahadurzada
- Bibiano Fernandes Set To Make UFC Debut
- "The Ultimate Fighter: Live" Fighter Payouts
- Jon Fitch Sidelined By Knee Injury
- Report: DREAM Closes Its Doors For Good
- Video: UFC Fighters Discuss Jon Jones' Recent DUI Arrest
- Joe Stevenson To Fight For Resurrection Fighting Alliance On June 30
- Gilbert Melendez Vs. Eddie Alvarez "Would Be Fantastic" According To Scott Coker