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UFC Fight Night 40 Secures Daron Cruickshank Vs. Erik Koch

UFC Fight Night 40 Secures Daron Cruickshank Vs. Erik Koch

Fresh off recent victories, Erik Koch and Daron Cruickshank have agreed to meet in a lightweight battle at UFC Fight Night 40.

Set for May 10 from Cincinnati’s U.S. Bank Arena, the card features several bouts announced to date. So far, no main event fight has been released by UFC officials.

Koch (14-3) snapped a two-fight losing skid by finishing Rafaello Oliveira in just 84 seconds earlier this month. He is 5-2 in his last seven overall.

Cruickshank (14-4) has alternated wins and losses in his last five, defeating Mike Rio via TKO in January. He is 4-2 in six Octagon appearances.

Below is the current list of fights announced:

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

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