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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