Ovince St. Preux may have shown up to his Dec. 17 Strikeforce meeting with ex-champion Gegard Mousasi, but that doesn’t mean he showed his best. read news >>
Mauricio Rua’s loss to Ovince St. Preux has the former UFC light heavyweight king contemplating a significant change in his fighting career. read news >>
But what could his future possibly hold? In all of 34 seconds, Ovince St. Preux knocked out Mauricio Shogun Rua (watch the brutal video here) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 56 last night (Sat., Nov. 8, 2014) in Uberlandia, Brazil on Fox Sports 1. It was a swift, brutal destruction of a once proud fighter, who described it as such at the post-fight press conference: "I worked some of those kicks before, but unfortunately he was happy to land a good punch. The punch landed clean and that's w read news >>
Ovince St. Preux takes out Mauricio Rua in 34 seconds in UFC Fight Night headliner on Saturday in Brazil. read news >>
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Like a lot of people who've played the game, Ovince St. Preux often talks about life in terms of football.
On Saturday, he returns to compete for the first time since losing his first game on his new team: Strikeforce.
And while the former University of Tennessee defensive end and
linebacker isn't thrilled to be fighting on the heels of a loss, he's
used it to come back a stronger competitor.
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Anthony Perosh talks being surprised by OSP's callout and what advantages he would hold in the bout. read news >>
Luke Rockhold and Ovince St. Preux more than earned their keep last weekend. During back-to-back UFC events that featured some 21 fights, Rockhold and St. Preux turned in the only truly impactful performances. Rockhold thumped Michael Bisping en route to a second-round submission, while St. Preux shocked Mauricio “Shogun” Rua with a 34-second TKO. In fact, if last Friday and Saturday nights proved anything, it’s that—now more than ever—guys like Rockhold and OSP have tremendous significance for read news >>
The quick loss to Ovince St. Preux at UFC Fight Night 56 in Brazil on Saturday has former light heavyweight titleholder Mauricio “Shogun” Rua re-evaluating his career. read news >>
Mauricio Rua's first-round knockout loss to Ovince St. Preux at UFC Fight Night 56 was good enough to knock him out of the top 10 list at light heavyweight and send "OSP" to No. 9, while Luke Rockhold's impressive submission victory over Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 55 didn't do much for him, as far as rankings are concerned. The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following UFC Fight Night 55, which went down Friday Nov. 7, 2014 in Sydney, Australia, a read news >>
After a devastating loss to Ovince St. Preux, Mauricio Rua is considering making some changes. For Mauricio Rua, the next step in his career is already pretty much set in stone. He's going to be coaching the next season of TUF Brazil. Tryouts have already taken place, talent is being sorted, and he and Anderson Silva will direct competing teams of fresh new fighters. At the end of it all they'll fight... other people, not each other. But that may not be because the two men inhabit different weig read news >>
Top-10 UFC light heavyweight Ovince St. Preux notched the biggest win of his career Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 56, where he needed just 34 seconds to TKO ex-PRIDE/UFC champ Mauricio Rua. St. Preux earned his second "Performance of the Night" bonus in his past four fights, making him $50,000 richer, per MMA Fighting. The UFC Fight Night 56 salaries are yet to be released as of this writing. Stepping up to fight "Shogun" on a measly week-and-a-half notice, OSP was already prepared to square read news >>