Ovince Saint Preux News

Sep 23, 2017 7:27 am

Pros react to Ovince Saint Preux’s impressive first-round finish

Ovince Saint Preux squared off with Yushin Okami in the main event of UFC Fight Night 117 yesterday in Japan. “OSP” was able to secure top position early in round one, this after Okami decided to pull guard, and promptly submitted his Japanese opponent with a Von Flue choke. The victory marked Saint Preux’s second...

Sep 20, 2017 10:50 am

VIDEO | Ovince Saint Preux and Yushin Okami have their first staredown in Japan

This Saturday, the UFC will touch down in the MMA hotspot of Japan with UFC Fight Night 117. Originally, the card was expected to be headlined by a light heavyweight scrap between PRIDE legend Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, and his former foil Ovince Saint Preux. Unfortunately, the injury bug enjoyed its latest feast at the expense...

Sep 8, 2017 7:54 am

OSP Wants to Know if Jon Jones Was on PEDs When They Fought

Ovince Saint Preux is about to gear up and fight Mauricio “Shogun” Rua  in Japan, but there is another fight still in the back of his mind. Back at UFC 197, Saint Preux jumped in to replace Daniel Cormier and fought Jon Jones for an interim UFC light heavyweight title. Losing the bout and suffering...

Apr 27, 2017 10:26 am

UFC reportedly considering shocking potential catchweight fight for Anderson Silva

Recently, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva found himself without an opponent for his UFC 212 scrap after streaking contender Kelvin Gastelum was forced out of the fight with a USADA violation stemming from a failed fight night drug test for marijuana. As a result, the UFC has been seeking a replacement opponent for Anderson...

Mar 14, 2017 9:50 am

VIDEO | Watch Jimi Manuwa crush Ovince St. Preux ahead of UFC London

This weekend, the UFC will touch down in beautiful London, England with an exciting looking night of fights. This event, which will air entirely on UFC Fight Pass, will be headlined by a light heavyweight showdown between England’s own Jimi Manuwa, who currently holds the number four spot in the light heavyweight rankings, and American...

Nov 2, 2016 11:31 pm

VIDEO | Watch Jimi Manuwa Destroy Ovince St. Preux From a New Angle

I really think this is one of my favourite KOs ever. Amazing stuff from @POSTERBOYJM pic.twitter.com/NGsJKhpbXl — Tom Taylor (@TomTayMMA) November 2, 2016 On October 8, the UFC returned to beautiful Manchester, England with UFC 204. It was one hell of a fight card. The most buzz worthy feature of the card was undoubtedly the main...

Jul 19, 2016 1:42 am

Ovince Saint Preux: ‘When did you start taking PEDS Jon?’

Ovince Saint Preux was the last man to fight Jon Jones in the Octagon. Saint Preux did so on short notice as a replacement at UFC 197 after Daniel Cormier was forced to pull out of the fight with Jones due to an injury. Now, with the news of Jones testing positive for estrogen blockers,...

Apr 29, 2016 12:06 am

Ovince Saint Preux reflects on fighting with broken arm

In the main event of UFC 197 Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux fought to a decision that saw Jones awarded the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. At some point during the second half of the fight, Saint Preux blocked a kick from Jones that broke his arm. While he was seen wincing in pain...

Apr 25, 2016 1:33 am

PHOTO | X-ray shows Ovince Saint Preux fought Jon Jones with a broken arm

Ovince Saint Preux had a tall order in front of him at UFC 197 with just three weeks notice. “OSP” fought one of the greatest fighters to ever compete in mixed martial arts on Saturday night and came up short, but proved that he can fight with the best of them. Former UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 23, 2016 11:03 pm

Dana White: Ovince Saint Preux broke his arm in Jon Jones fight

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux fought to a decision. While the fight was a rather lackluster one, Jones was awarded the unanimous decision win, and claimed the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. After the fight, Ovince Saint Preux revealed that he had hurt his arm at some...

Apr 6, 2016 8:31 am

Ovince Saint Preux not concerned with short prep time for UFC 197

While fighting arguably the greatest MMA fighter of all time on less than two weeks notice is undoubtably a daunting task for most, Ovince Saint Preux believes he often does better in short notice fights. Saint Preux, who now faces Jon Jones in an interim light heavyweight title fight in the main event of UFC...

Apr 5, 2016 11:14 am

VIDEO | Ovince Saint Preux’s crushing highlight reel

Ovince Saint Preux will get his chance to face one of the greatest fighters to step into the Octagon on April 23rd at UFC 197 and will also get his chance to win the UFC interim light heavyweight belt at the same time. Saint Preux stepped in as a short-notice opponent after champion Daniel Cormier...

Apr 5, 2016 8:35 am

Ovince Saint Preux explains why he turned down Daniel Cormier’s training offer

After it was announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon Jones for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 197, Daniel Cormier offered to train Saint Preux to beat the pound for pound king. Saint Preux explained to BloodyElbow why he decided...

Apr 3, 2016 8:46 am

Ovince Saint Preux releases statement on ‘incredible opportunity’ at UFC 197

Ovince Saint Preux (19-7 MMA) will take the biggest fight of his MMA career on shot-notice at this month’s UFC 197 event in Las Vegas when he squares off with former title holder Jon Jones for the promotions interim light heavyweight strap. “OSP” has gone 3-1 in his past four octagon appearances. His most recent effort...

Apr 3, 2016 8:13 am

ODDS: Jon Jones opens as a massive favorite over OSP

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (21-1 MMA) will return to the octagon for the first time in over a year when he squares off with Ovince Saint Preux (19-7 MMA) in the main event of UFC 197 for the promotions interim light heavyweight title. “OSP” has gone 3-1 in his past four octagon appearances. His...

Mar 16, 2016 5:22 pm

Ovince Saint Preux tells Light Heavyweights to stop being scared

About a month ago OSP picked up a win over Rafael Cavalcante. This would be his 19th professional win. Obviously Saint Preux is anxious to get back in the cage. “I get it, guys in my division are scared to fight me,” Saint Preux told MMAFighting.com, “I get that. I’m breaking people’s arms and choking...