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Ryan Bader vs. Ovince Saint Preux To Main Event UFC Fight Night 47

Andrew Ravens

UFC Fight Night 47

Days after the two fighters got a very decisive victories over their opponents at UFC 174, Ryan Bader vs. Ovince Saint Preux will meet at UFC Fight Night 47.

Ryan Bader (17-4) defeated Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) and Ovince Saint Preux (16-5 MMA, 3-0 UFC) def. Ryan Jimmo via verbal submission (kimura) – Round 2, 2:10 Saturday night at UFC 174.

Ovince St. Preux has seven KO wins, four submission wins and four decision wins. He has been finished once in his career via knockout. He has won his last four fights and his latest fight was against Nikita Krylov back in March and won the fight via Technical Submission in the first round at UFC 171: Hendricks Vs. Lawler PPV.

UFC Fight Night 47 takes place Aug. 16 at Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Ryan Bader has six knockouts, four submissions and 7 decision victories, while he has been knocked out twice and submitted twice. Prior to joining the UFC he was on a seven fight winning streak. He beat Vinny Magalhaes via 1st RD TKO at The Ultimate Fighter 8 Finale on Dec / 13 / 2008 in his UFC debut. He would knock off his next four fights with wins over Carmelo Marrero, Eric Schafer, Keith Jardine and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. He would drop two straight fights to Jon Jones and Tito Ortiz. In his last six fights he is 4-2. In his last five fights he is 3-2.

The majority of the event will air on Fox Sports 1 and some fights on UFC Fight Pass.

Here is how the rest of the card looks like:

  • Ryan Bader vs. Ovince Saint Preux
  • Tim Boetsch vs. Brad Tavares
  • Shawn Jordan vs. Jack May
  • Sam Alvey vs. Tom Watson


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