Tumenov vs. Lapsley Slated For UFC Fight Night 40

March 12, 2014 12:21 pm by Brett Auten

Two UFC welterweight newcomers have been added to the upcoming May card in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Albert Tumenov (12-2) will meet Anthony Lapsley (22-6) at UFC Fight Night 40, UFC officials confirmed on Tuesday.

Tumenov made his UFC debut on the back of an eight-fight winning streak in Russia. He is coming off a decision loss to Ildemar Alcantara at UFC Fight Night 36.

Lapsley lost in his UFC debut by decision to Jason High at UFC 167. He had won eight-of-nine leading up to that point.

UFC Fight Night 40 is set for May 10 at Cincinnati’s U.S. Bank Arena. The card is expected to air on FOX Sports 1 with prelims on UFC Fight Pass.


Fight Night 40:

  • Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva
  • Lorenz Larkin vs. Constantinos Philippou
  • Daron Cruickshank vs. Erik Koch
  • William Macario vs. Neil Magny
  • Soa Palelei vs. Ruan Potts
  • Chris Cariaso vs. Louis Smolka
  • Ed Herman vs. Rafael Natal
  • Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Darrell Montague
  • Yan Cabral vs. Alexander Yakovlev
  • Johnny Eduardo vs. Eddie Wineland
  • Manny Gamburyan vs. Nik Lentz
  • Justin Salas vs. Ben Wall
  • Anthony Lapsley vs. Albert Tumenov
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