UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva

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UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva
UFN 40 event poster.jpg
The poster for UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva.
Promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date May 10, 2014 (2014-05-10)
Venue U.S. Bank Arena
City Cincinnati, Ohio
Attendance 6,143[1]
Total gate $415,000[1]
Event chronology
UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw

UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva (also known as UFC Fight Night 40) was a mixed martial arts event held on May 10, 2014, at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio.[2]


The event was the second time that the organization has held an event in Cincinnati, after UFC 77 back in 2007.[2]

Alexander Yakovlev and Yan Cabral were originally scheduled to face each other in a welterweight bout. However, on April 9, Yakovlev was moved to The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale card as he replaced an injured Mike Pierce against Demian Maia.[3] Cabral instead faced Zak Cummings at the event.[4]

William Macario was expected to face Neil Magny at the event. However, Macario was removed from the bout for undisclosed reasons and replaced by returning veteran Tim Means.[5]

Anthony Lapsley initially weighed in at 174 pounds, over the welterweight limit allowance of 171 pounds. Lapsley was given an additional two hours to lose the weight. He successfully weighed in at 171 pounds two hours later.[6]

This card featured the second most number of victories by fighters considered betting underdogs with eight, second only to UFC Fight Night 38 that featured eight underdog wins.


Main Card (Fox Sports 1)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Matt Brown def. Erick Silva TKO (punches) 3 2:11
Middleweight Costas Philippou def. Lorenz Larkin KO (punch) 1 3:47
Lightweight Daron Cruickshank def. Erik Koch TKO (head kick and punches) 1 3:21
Welterweight Neil Magny def. Tim Means Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00
Heavyweight Soa Palelei def. Ruan Potts KO (punches) 1 2:20
Flyweight Chris Cariaso def. Louis Smolka Decision (split) (28–29, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Preliminary card (Fox Sports 2)
Middleweight Ed Herman def. Rafael Natal Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Flyweight Kyoji Horiguchi def. Darrell Montague Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Welterweight Zak Cummings def. Yan Cabral Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Johnny Eduardo def. Eddie Wineland TKO (punches) 1 4:37
Preliminary card (UFC Fight Pass)
Featherweight Nik Lentz def. Manvel Gamburyan Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Justin Salas def. Ben Wall KO (punches) 1 2:41
Welterweight Albert Tumenov def. Anthony Lapsley KO (punch) 1 3:56


Bonus awards

The following fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses:[8]

  • Fight of the Night: Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva
  • Performance of the Night: Matt Brown and Johnny Eduardo

Reported payout

The following is the reported payout to the fighters as reported to the Ohio Athletic Commission. It does not include sponsor money and also does not include the UFC's traditional "fight night" bonuses.[9]

  • Matt Brown: $82,000 (includes $41,000 win bonus) def. Erick Silva: $22,000
  • Costas 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 Horoguchi: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Darrel 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. Manvel Gamburyan: $25,000
  • Justin Salas: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Ben Wall: $8,000
  • Albert Tumenov: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Anthony Lapsley: $8,000

See also


  1. ^ a b "UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva draws 6,143 attendance for $415,000 live gate". MMAjunkie.com. May 11, 2014.
  2. ^ a b Staff (2014-02-18). "UFC returns to Cincinnati for UFC Fight Night event on May 10". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-02-18.
  3. ^ Staff (April 7, 2014). "Replacement Alexander Yakovlev meets Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 42". MMAjunkie.com.
  4. ^ "Zak Cummings meets Yan Cabral at UFC Fight Night 40 in Cincinnati". MMAjunkie.com. April 10, 2014.
  5. ^ "Tim Means replaces William Macario, meets Neil Magny at UFC Fight Night 40". MMAjunkie.com. April 10, 2014.
  6. ^ "UFC Fight Night 40 weigh-in results". MMAjunkie.com. May 9, 2014.
  7. ^ "UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2013-02-19.
  8. ^ Staff (2014-05-11). "UFC Fight Night 40 bonuses: Matt Brown scoops up $100K". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-05-11.
  9. ^ Matt Erickson (May 12, 2014). "UFC Fight Night 40 salaries: Matt Brown leads $680,000 payroll". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved May 12, 2014.
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