UFC Fight Night 40 is done with, but MMA Junkie is reporting the fighter payouts.
Matt Brown showed why he is a top contender at 170, he went in and dominated this entire fight. He was hurt early with a devastating body kick by Erick Silva in the first round, but came back to make Silva pay for that kick. He landed, punches, knees, kicks and takedowns, to make sure that was a memorable fight to say the least, the end came when Brown reigned down punches from the top position. Brown with more elbows and it cuts open Silva. Brown stands over him and throwing more leather, crazy pace, Herb Dean stops the fight, this one is over.
The night kicked off with Albert Tumenov def. Anthony Lapsley via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 3:56. Tumenov made $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) while Anthony Lapsley made $8,000.
The main event saw Matt Brown def. Erick Silva by TKO at 2:11, R3, Brown made $82,000 (includes $41,000 win bonus)while Silva made $22,000. In the co-main event of Constantinos Philippou def. Lorenz Larkin via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 3:47. Philippou made $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus) and Larkin made $28,000.
The full list of disclosed paydays included:
- Matt Brown: $82,000 (includes $41,000 win bonus) def. Erik Silva: $22,000
- Constantinos Philippou: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus) def. Lorenz Larkin: $28,000
- Daron Cruickshank: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Erik Koch: $18,000
- Neil Magny: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Tim Means: $10,000
- Soa Palelei: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus) def. Ruan Potts: $10,000
- Chris Cariaso: $42,000 (includes $21,000 win bonus) def. Louis Smolka: $10,000
- Ed Herman: $80,000 (includes $40,000 win bonus) def. Rafael Natal: $26,000
- Kyoji Horigughi: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Darrell Montague: $8,000
- Zak Cummings: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Yan Cabral: $10,000
- Johnny Eduardo: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Eddie Wineland: $21,000
- Nik Lentz: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus) def. Manny Gamburyan: $25,000
- Justin Salas: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Ben Wall: $8,000
- Albert Tumanov: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Anthony Lapsley: $8,000
UFC Fight Night 40 took place May 10 at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati. The main card aired on FOX Sports 1 following prelims on FOX Sports 2 and UFC Fight Pass.