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Thursday, Mar 06, 2014

UFC FN 40: Neil Magny to Battle William Macario

Magny (photo via Ultimate Fighting Championship)

By FCF Staff

The line-up for UFC Fight Night 40 has received a 12th bout, as the promotion has announced that Neil Magny will fight William Macario at the May 10th card in Cincinnati. The upcoming event will be hosted by the city’s U.S. Bank Arena, and will feature Matt Brown taking on welterweight Erick Silva in the main event.

Magny (9-3) recently ended a two fight losing streak at UFC 169 in February, by working his way to a unanimous decision win over Gasan Umalatov. Prior to that the welterweight had dropped bouts to Sergio Moraes and Seth Baczynski.

Macario (7-1) is also coming off a UD victory, as the TUF Brazil 2 finalist outscored Bobby Voelker with strikes at UFC 168 in December. In Macario’s Octagon debut lastJune, he was tapped out by Leonardo Santos in the TUF Brazil 2 finals.

Some of the other bouts that have been confirmed for UFC FN 40 include Ed Herman vs. Rafael Natal, Manny Gamburyan vs. Nik Lentz, Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Darrell Montague and Daron Cruickshank vs. Erik Koch.


posted by FCF Staff @ 11:09 am
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