Ovince Saint Preux entered this fight with a professional record of 21-10-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.11 light heavyweight in the world. OSP had suffered three consecutive losses between 2016 and 2017, the last one with Volkan Oezdemir (=St Preux vs Oezdemir) but then he has beat Marcos Rogerio de Lima (=St Preux vs Rogerio de Lima) and Yushin Okami (=St Preux vs Okami).
His opponent, the Tuf 19 tournament winner Corey Anderson, has an official mma record of 9-3-0 (44% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.15 in the same weight class but he lost two out of his last three fights: against Mauricio Shogun Rua (=Shogun Rua vs Anderson) and Jimi Manuwa (=Manuwa vs Anderson). Between these two bouts he had beat Sean O’Connell (=Anderson vs O’Connell). Saint Preux vs Anderson is on the undercard of Michael Bisping vs Georges St Pierre – UFC 217. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 217: Bisping vs St Pierre
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, USA
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC 217 fight card (main fights):
Michael Bisping vs Georges St Pierre
Cody Garbrandt vs TJ Dillashaw
Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Rose Namajunas
Stephen Thompson vs Jorge Masvidal
Johny Hendricks vs Paulo Henrique Borrachinha Costa
Ovince St Preux vs Corey Anderson
Alexey Oleynik vs Curtis Blaydes
St Preux’s previous fight: Ovince St Preux vs Yushin Okami
Anderson’s previous fight: Jimi Manuwa vs Corey Anderson
St Preux’s next fight: Ovince St Preux vs Ilir Latifi
Anderson’s next fight: Corey Anderson vs Patrick Cummins
St Preux vs Anderson Fight Video:
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