Ovince St. Preux Meets T.J. Cook on Aug. 18 at Strikeforce 'Rousey vs. Kaufman'
Aug. 18 fight bill continues to develop, as promotion officials
announced Friday that light heavyweights Ovince St.
and T.J. Cook
“Rousey vs. Kaufman.”
Headlined by a women's bantamweight title tilt pitting reigning
Rousey against former belt holder Sarah
Kaufman, the event takes place at the Valley View Casino Center
in San Diego. The main draw airs on premium cable network Showtime,
immediately preceded by the preliminary card broadcast on sister
network Showtime Extreme.
A former linebacker at the University of Tennessee, St. Preux
recently saw an eight-fight winning streak snapped by Gegard
Mousasi on Dec. 17. Prior to his decision loss to the Dream
light heavyweight champion, “OSP” notched four wins in the
Strikeforce cage, outpointing Antwain
Britt, Benji Radach
Humphrey before finishing Joe Cason at
Challengers 17 last summer.
Like his opponent, Cook also had a solid winning streak halted when
he was submitted by Trevor
Smith at Challengers 20 this past November. Five consecutive
victories preceded that defeat, including a first-round knockout in
his Strikeforce debut over Lionel
Lanham last July. The Floridian owns nine of his 12 career
victories by form of knockout, and all four of his pro defeats have
come via submission.
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