UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs Silva Predictions- Kamikaze Overdrive MMA

Scott Johnson

The UFC returns to Cincinnati for UFC Fight Night 40 on May 10th. Headlining the event will be a barn burner of a Welterweight matchup when #7 ranked Matt Brown fights #14 ranked Erick Silva.

Also on the main card, highly touted striking based fighters Costa Philippou- ranked #12 and former unrequited Strikeforce title challenger Lorenz Larkin meet in the co-main event. Erik Koch makes his second UFC appearance at Lightweight against the ‘Detroit Superstar’ Daron Cruickshank.

Make sure to check out the latest episode of Kamikaze Overdrive MMA predictions for all of your UFC Fight Night 40 predictions. Josh Harper and the prediction panel will be providing their picks as well and the Kamikaze Overdrive Bet Pack will be available for purchase in the Bet Shop. Enjoy the fights!


145lbs- Cris Cyborg (16-1-0 1NC) vs Tonya Evinger (19-5-0)

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170lbs- C. Tyron Woodley (16-3-1) vs #1 Demian Maia (25-6-0)

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205lbs- #3 Jimi Manuwa (17-2-0) vs #5 Volkan Oezdemir (14-1-0)

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145lbs- #3 Ricardo Lamas (17-5-0) vs #15 Jason Knight (20-2-0)

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140lbs- #8 Aljamain Sterling (13-2-0) vs #14 Renan Barao (35-4-0 1NC)

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145lbs- #9 Renato Moicano (10-0-1) vs #8 Brian Ortega (11-0-0 1NC)

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170lbs- #7 Matt Brown (20-11-0) vs #14 Erik Silva (16-4-0 1NC)

185lbs- #12 Costa Philippou (12-4-0 1NC) vs Lorenz Larkin (14-2-0)

155lbs- Erik Koch  (14-3-0) vs Daron Cruickshank (14-4-0)

170lbs- Neil Magny (9-4-0) vs Tim Means (20-5-1)

265lbs- Soa Palelei (20-3-0) vs Ruan Potts (8-1-0)

125lbs- #11 Chris Cariaso (16-5-0) vs Louis Smolka  (7-0-0)


185lbs- Ed Herman (21-9-0 1NC) vs Rafael Natal (17-5-1)

125lbs- Kyoji Horiguchi (12-1-0) vs #15 Darrell Montague (13-3-0)

135lbs- #4 Eddie Wineland (21-9-1) vs Johnny Eduardo (26-9-0)

170lbs- Yan Cabral (11-0-0) vs Zak Cummings (16-3-0)

145lbs- Manny Gamburyan (16-9-0) vs #9 Nik Lentz (26-6-2 1NC)

155lbs- Justin Salas (11-5-0) vs Ben Wall (7-1-1)

170lbs- Anthony Lapsley (25-6-0 2NC) vs Albert Tumenov (12-2-0)


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