Lorenz Larkin-Costa Philippou Announced For UFC Fight Night 40

Lorenz Larkin-Costa Philippou Announced For UFC Fight Night 40

Middleweights Costa Philippou and Lorenz Larkin have agreed to face each other this May at UFC Fight Night 40 in Cincinnati.

The bout was announced by officials on Sunday for the May 10 event from the U.S. Bank Arena. No headline fight has been made known.

Philippou (12-4) has won five of eight Octagon bouts, but is coming off back-to-back defeats, including a January loss to Luke Rockhold.

Larkin (14-2) is 1-2 since coming over from Strikeforce, defeating Chris Camozzi and falling to Francis Carmont and Brad Tavares.

Below is the list of fights announced so far:

Lightweight: Erik Koch vs. Daron Cruickshank

Bantamweight: Eddie Wineland vs. Johnny Eduardo

Heavyweight: Soa Palelei vs. Ruan Potts

Lightweight: Justin Salas vs. Ben Wall

Middleweight: Ed Herman vs. Rafael Natal

Featherweight: Nik Lentz vs. Manny Gamburyan

Flyweight: Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Darrell Montague

Flyweight: Chris Cariaso vs. Louis Smolka

Middleweight: Costa Philippou vs. Lorenz Larkin