By Evan Stoumbelis
Fan favorite Eddie Wineland is now set to face Brazilian Johnny Eduardo on the main card of UFC Fight Night 40 which takes place May 10th in Cincinnati.
Wineland bounced back from his title loss to Renan Barao by knocking out Yves Jabouin on Chicago’s UFC on Fox card.
Eduardo on the other hand is 26-9 in his professional MMA career and after losing his UFC debut against Raphael Assuncao bounced back to defeat Jeff Curran via unanimous decision in May of 2012.
Below are the official confirmed bouts for UFC Fight Night 40:
Johnny Eduardo vs. Eddie Wineland
Justin Salas vs. Ben Wall
Ed Herman vs. Rafael Natal
Soa Palelei vs. Ruan Potts
Manny Gamburyan vs. Nik Lentz
Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Darrell Montague
Chris Cariaso vs. Louis Smolka
Yan Cabral vs. Alexander Yakovlev