UFC Cincinnati Lineup Is Set, Middleweights Secure Co-Main Role

UFC Cincinnati Lineup Is Set, Middleweights Secure Co-Main Role

UFC officials have set the lineup for UFC Fight Night 40, which takes place May 10 from Cincinnati.

In the main event, Matt Brown will return to face Erick Silva. Brown was forced out of a fight with Carlos Condit due to a training injury last year.

The co-main for the return to Ohio for the first time since 2007 will feature middleweights Costa Philippou and Lorenz Larkin.

The action begins on UFC Fight Pass before shifting over to FOX Sports 1 for 10 bouts.

Below is the current bout order:

MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1/10 p.m. ET)

Welterweight: Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva

Middleweight: Costa Philippou vs. Lorenz Larkin

Lightweight: Erik Koch vs. Daron Cruickshank

Welterweight: William Patolino vs. Neil Magny

Heavyweight: Soa Palelei vs. Ruan Potts

Flyweight: Chris Cariaso vs. Louis Smolka

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)

Middleweight: Ed Herman vs. Rafael Natal

Flyweight: Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Darrell Montague

Welterweight: Yan Cabral vs. Alexander Yakovlev

Bantamweight: Eddie Wineland vs. Johnny Eduardo

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/6:30 p.m. ET)

Featherweight: Nik Lentz vs. Manny Gamburyan

Lightweight: Justin Salas vs. Ben Wall

Welterweight: Albert Tumenov vs. Anthony Lapsley