Josh Emmett vs. Arnold Allen announced for UFC Raleigh

Josh Emmett (pictured) will fight Arnold Allen in a featherweight bout at UFC Raleigh on Jan. 25 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Josh Emmett and Arnold Allen will put their win streaks on the line when they meet in North Carolina.

Officials announced Wednesday that Emmett (15-2) and Allen (15-1) will fight at UFC Raleigh on Jan. 25.

Emmett has won four of his last five bouts, with his last three victories all coming by way of knockout. He is coming off of back-to-back KO wins over Mirsad Bektic and Michael Johnson.

Allen, 25, also went 2-0 in 2019, notching wins over former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez and Jordan Rinaldi. The Englishman is unbeaten in his six-fight UFC career, and overall has won eight straight fights.

UFC Raleigh takes place at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C., and will be headlined by a heavyweight bout between Curtis Blaydes and Junior dos Santos. The main card will air on the ESPN+ streaming service.

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