02 Aug - 
UFC on ESPN 40 pre-event facts: Sam Alvey's skid tied with B.J. Penn for longest in history

After multiple weeks on the road, the UFC returns to its home base of Las Vegas on Saturday with UFC on ESPN 40, which takes place at the UFC Apex with a lineup set to air on ESPN and stream on ESPN+.

A matchup of light heavyweight contenders serves in the headlining spot. Former title challenger Thiago Santos (22-10 MMA, 14-9 UFC) meets the surging Jamahal Hill (10-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) in a crucial divisional matchup.

For more on the numbers behind the main event, as well as the rest of the card, check below for MMA Junkie’s post-event facts from UFC on ESPN 40.