The black belt in Bjj Glover Teixeira entered this fight with a professional mma record of 22-4-0 (86% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 light heavyweight in the world but he comes off two consecutive defeats: against #1 Jon Jones (=Jones vs Teixeira) and Phil Davis (=Teixeira vs Davis).
His opponent, Ovince St Preux, has an official record of 18-6-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.9 in the same weight class. ‘OSP’ lost to Ryan Bader last year (=Bader vs St Preux) but then he has won over Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua (=Rua vs St Preux) and Patrick Cummins. Teixeira vs St Preux is the main event of UFC Fight Night 73. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 73: Teixeira vs Saint Preux
Where: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC Fight Night 73 fight card (main card):
Glover Teixeira vs Ovince St Preux
Michael Johnson vs Beneil Dariush
Derek Brunson vs Sam Alvey
Jared Rosholt vs Timothy Johnson
Sara McMann vs Amanda Nunes
Ray Borg vs Geane Herrera
Teixeira’s previous fight: Glover Teixeira vs Phil Davis
Teixeira’s next fight: Glover Teixeira vs Patrick Cummins
St Preux’s next fight: Ovince St Preux vs Rafael Cavalcante
(Free embeddable highlights video hosted on Youtube)