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Costas Philippou To Fight Lorenz Larkin At Fight Night 40

– The official UFC News Twitter account has announced a new middleweight fight between Costas Philippou and Lorenz Larkin set for UFC Fight Night 40.

#10 ranked middleweight @Philippou185UFC has verbally agreed to face 14-2 @da_MONSOON At #UFCFightNight in Cincinnati

UFC Fight Night 40 is set for May 10 at the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. The main card will be broadcast live on Fox Sports 1.

UFC.com posted the following about the match-up:

A rising star in the middleweight division, Lorenz Larkin will look to move into the 185-pound rankings should he defeat number 10 ranked Costas Philippou in Cincinnati on May 10.

 

The UFC Fight Night bout has been verbally agreed to by both parties.

 

Both fighters are hoping to rebound from January losses, Philippou to Luke Rockhold and Larkin to Brad Tavares.

The UFC has announced the details for the UFC Fight Club Q&A session for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 37 card in London and the weigh-ins for Friday, March 7.

The Fight Club Q&A is set for Friday, March 7 at The London Piazza located at the O2 Arena. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin, Conor McGregor, Ross Pearson, and Joanne Calderwood are all set to appear for the Q&A session with the fans. Check-in starts at 1PM local time, and the Q&A will run from 2-3PM.

Fighter weigh-ins will be taking place later at 4PM. UFC Fight night Gustafsson vs. Manuwa is set for Saturday afternoon, March 8 at the O2 Arena.

The fight card will be streamed exclusively on UFC Fight Pass and we will have live coverage of the event.

You can check out the entire card right here.

Tags: Costas Philippou Lorenz Larkin UFC Fight Night 40

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