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Ovince St.Preux

Ovince St.Preux | “OSP”
Ht: 6’3 – Wt: 205 – Age: 29
Born: Florida, USA
Fights out of: Knoxville, TN, USA
Team: Knoxville MMA
Overall Record: 12-5
Promotion: Strikeforce

2012 Forecast:
Ovince St.Preux experienced a rough transition from collegiate football player to mixed martial artist. He began his career off 3-4 overall as he lacked the overall experience and ground skills to compete against high-level wrestlers such as Rodney Wallace and Nik Fekete. In 2010, things began to click for “OSP.” He won 6 straight fights in 2010, 3 of which came in Strikeforce. St.Preux earned fans’ respect by accepting a fight with veteran Benji Radach, just days after winning a hard-fought decision over Antwain Britt. St.Preux outlasted Radach, showing a much-improved wrestling attack. St.Preux should have faced a contender in his next fight, but instead he was relegated to fighting on Strikeforce Challenger cards against virtually unknown opposition. After winning consecutive fights, St.Preux got his wish, earning the opportunity to face top contender Gegard Mousasi. St.Preux struggled early in his fight with Mousasi, but nearly rallied back in the final round. It was a solid showing for St.Preux and proved he belonged with the few elite fighters of the Strikeforce light heavyweight division. St.Preux still needs to develop his overall confidence in the cage and on the ground, but he has shown huge growth in the last couple of years. St.Preux is an explosive athlete and once he raises his overall skill level, he should be a solid contender for years to come.

Ovince St.Preux Fight Record

Overall Record: 11-5
2008-2011 Record: 11-5

2011 Record: 2-1
Loss | Gegard Mousasi | Dec | Rd 3 | Sforce | 12/17/2011
Win | Joe Cason | Sub | Rd 1 | Sforce | 07/22/2011
Win | Ron Humphrey | Dec | Rd 3 | Sforce | 01/07/2011

2010 Record: 6-0
Win | Benji Radach | Dec | Rd 3 | Sforce | 12/04/2010
Win | Antwain Britt | Dec | Rd 3 | Sforce | 11/19/2010
Win | Jason Day | KO | Rd 1 | | 07/24/2010
Win | Claudio Godoy | Tko | Rd 1 | | 05/15/2010
Win | Chris Hawk | Tko | Rd 1 | Sforce | 04/17/2010
Win | Brett Chism | Tko | Rd 1 | | 02/20/2010

2009 Record: 3-2
Loss | Virgil Zwicker | Tko | Rd 2 | | 09/26/2009
Loss | Nik Fekete | Dec | Rd 2 | | 09/05/2009
Win | Jonathan Smith | Sub | Rd 1 | | 09/05/2009
Win | Ombey Mobley | Sub | Rd 1 | | 04/25/2009
Win | Robert Turner | KO | Rd 1 | | 02/20/2009

2008 Record: 0-2
Loss | Ray Lizama | Dec | Rd 3 | | 12/13/2008
Loss | Rodney Wallace | Dec | Rd 3 | | 09/27/2008

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