A key light heavyweight bout will headline August’s UFC Fight Night 74 event in Nashville, as UFC officials recently announced that Ovince Saint Preux and Glover Teixeira have agreed to throw down in the cards main event slot.
Ovince Saint Preux (18-6 MMA) was last seen in action at April’s UFC on FOX 15 event, where he scored a first-round KO victory over Patrick Cummins. Prior to that, “OSP” was coming off another first-round finish over former UFC champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua in November of 2014. Since joining the UFC ranks in April of 2013, “OSP” has gone an impressive 6-1, with his lone loss coming to Ryan Bader via decision.
Meanwhile, former UFC title challenger Glover Teixeira (22-4 MMA) will be looking to get back on track when he faces Saint Preux later this summer. Teixeira has suffered back-to-back losses in his most recent efforts, dropping decisions to Jon Jones and Phil Davis respectively. Prior to the setbacks, Glover had put together an amazing 20-fight win streak, which included 5 victories under the UFC banner.
UFC Fight Night 74 takes place August 8 live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. The main card airs on FOX Sports 1 following the prelims which are expected to air on UFC Fight Pass.
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