Ovince Saint Preux

Ovince Saint Preux (born April 8, 1983) is a Haitian-American professional mixed martial artist who competes in the light heavyweight division of the UFC. A professional competitor since 2008, Saint Preux has also formerly competed for Strikeforce, the XFC, and Shark Fights. He is known for his unorthodox fighting style, and has gained notability and notoriety for having won four fights using the rare Von Flue choke submission, leading to fans renaming it to the "Von Preux choke".[3][4]

Ovince Saint Preux
Ovince Saint Preux.jpg
Saint Preux in 2017
Born (1983-04-08) April 8, 1983 (age 39)
Immokalee, Florida, U.S.[1]
Other namesOSP
NationalityAmerican and Haitian
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
DivisionLight heavyweight (2008–present)
Heavyweight (2020–present)
Reach80 in (203 cm)[2]
Fighting out ofKnoxville, Tennessee, U.S.
TeamKnoxville Martial Arts Academy
RankBrown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Rafaello Oliveira[2]
Years active2008–present
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout12
By submission8
By decision6
By knockout4
By submission3
By decision9
Amateur record
By knockout2
By submission2
By decision1
Other information
UniversityUniversity of Tennessee
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog


Saint Preux was born in Immokalee, Florida, to Haitian immigrant parents.[5] He attended Immokalee High School in Immokalee, Florida, where he wrestled, played defensive end for the football team, and ran track. As a wrestler, he compiled a record of 26–1, and was the state's 1A runner-up in his weight class. During his senior year in football, he registered 75 tackles, including a school-record 18 sacks, and was named All-State. In track, he competed in the 110-meter hurdles, the 300-meter hurdles, the discus throw, and the 4x400 relay.[6]

Saint Preux played college football for the Tennessee Volunteers from 2001 to 2004. After redshirting in 2001, he played primarily as a reserve at both defensive end and linebacker.[7] He earned varsity letters in 2002 and 2004, appearing in seventeen games during his college career.[8] He graduated in 2004 with a degree in sociology, and began to train in kickboxing and submission grappling.[9]

After two unsuccessful attempts at professional football, Saint Preux gave up the sport and began to take an interest in martial arts as a form of training. Saint Preux, who currently trains at Knoxville Martial Arts Academy in Knoxville, Tennessee, began to fight professionally at the suggestion of his coach.[5]

Saint Preux attributes his confidence in the ring to his membership in Omega Psi Phi fraternity.[10]

Mixed martial arts careerEdit

Early careerEdit

Saint Preux compiled an undefeated amateur MMA record of 5–0 before making his professional MMA debut at VFC 1 against Rodney Wallace, which he lost by decision. In his second MMA match, he suffered another decision loss. His next match came against Robert Turner which he won by a brutal head kick at XFC 7: School of Hard Knox. Saint Preux was a runner-up for Inside MMA's Submission of The Year for 2009 with a calf slicer against Ombey Mobley, but was beaten by Toby Imada's reverse triangle.


In June 2010, Saint Preux signed a multi-fight deal with Strikeforce.[11] His debut match came against Chris Hawk at Strikeforce: Nashville, which he won due to TKO (punches) in the first round.

After knocking out UFC veteran Jason Day in eight seconds outside the Strikeforce organization, he returned to fight Antwain Britt in his second Strikeforce fight on a ShoMMA Strikeforce Challengers event. He won by unanimous decision.[12]

Saint Preux returned to action less than a month after his win over Britt to fight UFC and Strikeforce veteran Benji Radach on the main card of Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu II.[13] Saint Preux defeated Radach via unanimous decision.

Saint Preux competed in his third Strikeforce fight in less than seven weeks and faced Abongo Humphrey on January 7, 2011, at Strikeforce Challengers: Woodley vs. Saffiedine.[14] He won the fight via unanimous decision. This three-fight series over a seven-week period marked the only time a Strikeforce fighter competed on three successive shows.[15]

Saint Preux faced Joe Cason on July 22, 2011, at Strikeforce Challengers: Voelker vs. Bowling III.[16] He won the fight via submission to strikes in the first round. In his post-fight interview, Saint Preux asked for either Renato Sobral or Gegard Mousasi as his next opponent.

Saint Preux next fought Gegard Mousasi on December 17, 2011, at Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal.[17] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Saint Preux fought T. J. Cook on August 18, 2012, at Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman. He won the fight via third-round knockout with a punch. Saint Preux compiled a record of 5–1 within the promotion.

Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit


In January 2013, the Strikeforce organization was closed by its parent company Zuffa with a majority of the Strikeforce fighters being brought over to the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

For his UFC debut, Saint Preux faced fellow promotional newcomer Gian Villante on April 27, 2013, at UFC 159.[18] The fight ended in unusual fashion as Saint Preux accidentally poked Villante in the right eye with his thumb and referee Kevin Mulhall immediately called an end to the fight after asking Villante if he could see. As a result of the injury, the fight went to the judges' scorecards and Saint Preux won a majority technical decision.[19]

For his second bout with the promotion, Saint Preux faced Cody Donovan on August 17, 2013, at UFC Fight Night 26.[20] He won the fight via knockout at 2:07 in the first round.


Saint Preux was briefly linked to a bout against Thiago Silva on January 15, 2014, at UFC Fight Night 35.[21] However, Silva pulled out of the bout less than 24 hours after the announcement.[22] The match against Silva was rescheduled for March 15, 2014 at UFC 171.[23] However, the rescheduled bout was cancelled on February 7, 2014, after Silva was arrested by Florida police on attempted murder charges.[24] Saint Preux instead fought Nikita Krylov at the event, winning in the first round with a Von Flue choke.[25] The rare submission win also earned Saint Preux his first Performance of the Night bonus award.[26]

For his fourth fight, Saint Preux faced Ryan Jimmo on June 14, 2014, at UFC 174.[27] He won the fight in the second round when Jimmo verbally submitted due to a broken arm as a result of blocking one of Saint Preux's kicks.[28]

Saint Preux faced Ryan Bader on August 16, 2014, in the main event at UFC Fight Night 47.[29] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[30]

Saint Preux was expected to face Rafael Cavalcante on November 8, 2014, at UFC Fight Night 56.[31] However, Cavalcante pulled out of the bout citing injury and was replaced by Francimar Barroso.[32] However, on October 29, it was announced that Saint Preux would step up to replace an injured Jimi Manuwa in the main event against Maurício Rua.[33] Despite being the underdog and fighting in Rua's home country of Brazil, Saint Preux won the fight via knockout just 34 seconds into the first round.[34] Shogun's loss to Saint Preux was the fastest defeat of his professional career. The win also earned Saint Preux his second Performance of the Night bonus award.[35]


Saint Preux faced Patrick Cummins on April 18, 2015, at UFC on Fox 15.[36] He won the fight via knockout in the first round.[37]

Saint Preux faced Glover Teixeira on August 8, 2015, at UFC Fight Night 73.[38] He lost the back-and-forth fight by submission in the third round.[39] Both participants were awarded Fight of the Night honors.[40]


Saint Preux next faced Rafael Cavalcante on February 6, 2016, at UFC Fight Night 82.[41] Despite Preux injuring his ankle in the first round, he won the fight by unanimous decision.[42]

Saint Preux was tabbed as a short notice injury replacement to face Jon Jones for the interim light heavyweight title on April 23, 2016, at UFC 197 filling in for Daniel Cormier.[43] Saint Preux lost via unanimous decision.[44] Saint Preux's coach revealed that Saint Preux's arm was broken in the second round.[45]

Saint Preux faced Jimi Manuwa on October 8, 2016, at UFC 204.[46] He lost the fight via knockout in the second round.[47]


Saint Preux was expected to face Jan Błachowicz on February 4, 2017, at UFC Fight Night 104.[48] However, Błachowicz was pulled from the fight in mid-January and replaced by promotional newcomer Volkan Oezdemir.[49] Saint Preux lost the fight via split decision. 14 of 16 MMA media outlets scored the fight for Saint Preux.[50][51]

Saint Preux faced Marcos Rogério de Lima on April 22, 2017, at UFC Fight Night 108.[52] He defeated Lima due to a Von Flue choke submission in the second round. With this win, Saint Preux is the only fighter to successfully win via Von Flue choke twice in the UFC.[53]

A rematch with Maurício Rua was expected to take place on September 23, 2017, at UFC Fight Night 117.[54] The bout was changed after Rua suffered an injury and was promptly replaced with Yushin Okami.[55] Saint Preux won the fight via Von Flue choke in the first round, marking his third win via this submission.[56] This win earned him the Performance of the Night bonus.[57]

Saint Preux stepped in to replace Patrick Cummins in a fight against Corey Anderson on November 4, 2017, at UFC 217.[58] After winning the first round by landing the more effective strikes and rocking Anderson in the final seconds and losing the second round due to Anderson's wrestling, Saint Preux won the fight via a head kick knockout in the opening minute of the third round.[59] This win earned him a $25,000 Performance of the Night bonus award.[60]


Saint Preux was expected to face Ilir Latifi on January 27, 2018, at UFC on Fox 27.[61] However, Latifi was injured during a training session and he was forced to pull out from the bout.[62] As a result, the bout was cancelled.[63] The pair was rebooked and the bout took place on February 24, 2018, at UFC on Fox 28.[64] Saint Preux lost the fight via technical submission in the first round.[65]

Saint Preux faced Tyson Pedro on June 23, 2018, at UFC Fight Night 132.[66] He won the fight via submission in the first round.[67] This win earned him the Performance of the Night award.[68]

Saint Preux faced Dominick Reyes on October 6, 2018, at UFC 229.[69] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[70]


Saint Preux was expected to face Misha Cirkunov on March 2, 2019, at UFC 235.[71] However, on February 11, it was announced that Saint Preux suffered an injury and was pulled from the fight.[72] He was replaced by Johnny Walker.[73]

Saint Preux faced Nikita Krylov in a rematch on April 13, 2019, at UFC 236.[74] He lost the fight via a submission due to a rear-naked choke in round two.[75]

Saint Preux faced Michał Oleksiejczuk on September 28, 2019, at UFC on ESPN+ 18.[76] He won the fight via submission due to a Von Flue choke in the second round; thereby extended his ending with this submission to a record four wins.[77] The win also earned Saint Preux his sixth Performance of the Night bonus award.[78]

Saint Preux was briefly liked to face Ryan Spann on February 8, 2020, at UFC 247.[79] However, promotion matchmakers elected to go in another direction and the pairing was scrapped from the event.[80]

Saint Preux was suspended for three months by USADA for tested positive for Ostarine and S-23, the family of selective androgen receptor modulators (SARMs), where the prohibited subsistence was found from a tainted supplement. The suspension retroactive from October 25, 2019, and he was eligible to fight again on January 25, 2020.[81]


Saint Preux was expected to face Shamil Gamzatov on April 25, 2020.[82] However, Gamzatov was forced to pull from the event due to COVID-19 pandemic travel restriction,[83] and Saint Preux was pulled from the event and was scheduled to meet Ion Cuțelaba at the event.[84] However, on April 9, Dana White, the president of UFC announced that this event was postponed to a future date.[85] On April 24, 2020, it was revealed that the fight against Cuțelaba was cancelled due to Cuțelaba not being allowed to leave his home country of Moldova due to a pandemic travel ban.

Saint Preux moved up to the heavyweight division and faced Ben Rothwell at the UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Teixeira on May 13, 2020.[86] He lost the fight via split decision.[87]

Saint Preux was scheduled to face Shamil Gamzatov on April 25, 2020.[88] However, Gamzatov was forced to pull from the event due to COVID-19 pandemic travel restriction[83] The match was rescheduled on August 22, 2020, at UFC on ESPN 15.[89] However, for unknown reason, Gamzatov was pulled from the bout and he was replaced by Alonzo Menifield.[90] Just hours before the event was scheduled to begin, it was announced that the bout was canceled due to Saint Preux testing positive for COVID-19.[91] The bout eventually took place on September 5, 2020, at UFC Fight Night 176.[92] Saint Preux won the fight via knockout in the second round.[93] This win earned him a Performance of the Night award.[94]

Saint Preux faced Jamahal Hill on December 5, 2020, at UFC on ESPN 19.[95] At the weigh-ins, he weighed in at 207.5 pounds, one and a half pounds over the light heavyweight non-title fight limit. The bout proceeded at a catchweight and Saint Preux was fined 20% of his individual purse, which went to his opponent Hill.[96] He lost the fight via second-round TKO.[97]


Saint Preux was scheduled to face Maxim Grishin on June 26, 2021, at UFC Fight Night 190.[98] However, Grishin withdrew from the bout due to visa issues and was replaced by Tanner Boser in a heavyweight bout.[99] In the second round, Saint Preux secured a takedown, but Boser appeared to use the fence in order to assist himself back to his feet, with the referee giving him a warning. However, Saint Preux lost the fight by knockout moments later.[100] Saint Preux later announced that he would be appealing the loss in hopes of overturning it to a no contest.[101][102][103]

Saint Preux was scheduled to face Philipe Lins on November 13, 2021 at UFC Fight Night 197.[104] However Saint Preux withdrew from the fight for undisclosed reasons[105] and the bout was cancelled.[106]


Saint Preux had a rematch against Maurício Rua on May 7, at UFC 274.[107] He won the fight via split decision.[108]

Championships and achievementsEdit

Mixed martial artsEdit

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
42 matches 26 wins 16 losses
By knockout 12 4
By submission 8 3
By decision 6 9
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 26–16 Maurício Rua Decision (split) UFC 274 May 7, 2022 3 5:00 Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Loss 25–16 Tanner Boser KO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Volkov June 26, 2021 2 2:31 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Heavyweight bout.
Loss 25–15 Jamahal Hill TKO (punches) UFC on ESPN: Hermansson vs. Vettori December 5, 2020 2 3:37 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Catchweight (207.5 lb) bout; Saint Preux missed weight.
Win 25–14 Alonzo Menifield KO (punch) UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Sakai September 5, 2020 2 4:07 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Return to Light Heavyweight. Performance of the Night.
Loss 24–14 Ben Rothwell Decision (split) UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Teixeira May 13, 2020 3 5:00 Jacksonville, Florida, United States Heavyweight debut.
Win 24–13 Michał Oleksiejczuk Submission (shoulder choke) UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Cannonier September 28, 2019 2 2:46 Copenhagen, Denmark Performance of the Night.
Loss 23–13 Nikita Krylov Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC 236 April 13, 2019 2 2:31 Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Loss 23–12 Dominick Reyes Decision (unanimous) UFC 229 October 6, 2018 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 23–11 Tyson Pedro Submission (straight armbar) UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. Edwards June 23, 2018 1 2:54 Kallang, Singapore Performance of the Night.
Loss 22–11 Ilir Latifi Technical Submission (guillotine choke) UFC on Fox: Emmett vs. Stephens February 24, 2018 1 3:48 Orlando, Florida, United States
Win 22–10 Corey Anderson KO (head kick) UFC 217 November 4, 2017 3 1:25 New York City, New York, United States Performance of the Night.
Win 21–10 Yushin Okami Technical Submission (Von Flue choke) UFC Fight Night: Saint Preux vs. Okami September 23, 2017 1 1:50 Saitama, Japan Performance of the Night.
Win 20–10 Marcos Rogério de Lima Submission (Von Flue choke) UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Lobov April 22, 2017 2 2:11 Nashville, Tennessee, United States Catchweight (210 lb) bout; Lima missed weight.
Loss 19–10 Volkan Oezdemir Decision (split) UFC Fight Night: Bermudez vs. The Korean Zombie February 4, 2017 3 5:00 Houston, Texas, United States
Loss 19–9 Jimi Manuwa KO (punch) UFC 204 October 8, 2016 2 2:38 Manchester, England
Loss 19–8 Jon Jones Decision (unanimous) UFC 197 April 23, 2016 5 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States For the interim UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.
Win 19–7 Rafael Cavalcante Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson February 6, 2016 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss 18–7 Glover Teixeira Technical Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Saint Preux August 8, 2015 3 3:10 Nashville, Tennessee, United States Fight of the Night.
Win 18–6 Patrick Cummins KO (punches) UFC on Fox: Machida vs. Rockhold April 18, 2015 1 4:54 Newark, New Jersey, United States
Win 17–6 Maurício Rua KO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Saint Preux November 8, 2014 1 0:34 Uberlândia, Brazil Performance of the Night.
Loss 16–6 Ryan Bader Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. Saint Preux August 16, 2014 5 5:00 Bangor, Maine, United States
Win 16–5 Ryan Jimmo Submission (kimura) UFC 174 June 14, 2014 2 2:10 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Win 15–5 Nikita Krylov Technical Submission (Von Flue choke) UFC 171 March 15, 2014 1 1:29 Dallas, Texas, United States Performance of the Night.
Win 14–5 Cody Donovan KO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Sonnen August 17, 2013 1 2:07 Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Win 13–5 Gian Villante Technical Decision (majority) UFC 159 April 27, 2013 3 0:33 Newark, New Jersey, United States Inadvertent eye poke rendered Villante unable to continue.
Win 12–5 T.J. Cook KO (punch) Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman August 18, 2012 3 0:20 San Diego, California, United States
Loss 11–5 Gegard Mousasi Decision (unanimous) Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal December 17, 2011 3 5:00 San Diego, California, United States
Win 11–4 Joe Cason TKO (submission to punches) Strikeforce Challengers: Voelker vs. Bowling III July 22, 2011 1 1:12 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 10–4 Abongo Humphrey Decision (unanimous) Strikeforce Challengers: Woodley vs. Saffiedine January 7, 2011 3 5:00 Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Win 9–4 Benji Radach Decision (unanimous) Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu II December 4, 2010 3 5:00 St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Win 8–4 Antwain Britt Decision (unanimous) Strikeforce Challengers: Wilcox vs. Ribeiro November 19, 2010 3 5:00 Jackson, Mississippi, United States
Win 7–4 Jason Day KO (punches) EFC 5: Summer Rumble July 24, 2010 1 0:08 Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, Canada
Win 6–4 Claudio Cunha Godoy TKO (arm injury) Washington Combat: Battle of the Legends May 15, 2010 1 5:00 Washington, D.C., United States
Win 5–4 Chris Hawk TKO (punches) Strikeforce: Nashville April 17, 2010 1 0:47 Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Win 4–4 Brett Chism TKO (punches) GTO Cage Fights February 20, 2010 1 1:15 Griffin, Georgia, United States
Loss 3–4 Virgil Zwicker TKO (punches) Top Combat Championship 1 September 26, 2009 2 0:46 San Juan, Puerto Rico
Loss 3–3 Nik Fekete Decision (unanimous) VFC: A Night of Vengeance September 5, 2009 2 5:00 Oranjestad, Aruba
Win 3–2 Jonathan Smith Submission (rear-naked choke) VFC: A Night of Vengeance September 5, 2009 1 0:46 Oranjestad, Aruba
Win 2–2 Ombey Mobley Submission (calf slicer) XFC 8 April 25, 2009 1 2:36 Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Win 1–2 Robert Turner KO (head kick) XFC 7 February 20, 2009 1 2:36 Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Loss 0–2 Ray Lizama Decision (unanimous) Shark Fights 2 December 13, 2008 3 3:00 Amarillo, Texas, United States
Loss 0–1 Rodney Wallace Decision (unanimous) VFC 1 September 27, 2008 3 5:00 Concord, North Carolina, United States


Mixed martial arts amateur recordEdit

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 5–0 Todd Smart KO (punches) KOTC: Reckless May 17, 2008 1 1:28 Greenville, Mississippi, United States
Win 4–0 Mike Cormier Submission (rear-naked choke) KOTC: Reckless May 17, 2008 1 2:59 Greenville, Mississippi, United States
Win 3–0 Joe Miller KO Warrior FC 77 March 22, 2008 1 1:03 Monticello, Kentucky, United States
Win 2–0 Chris Stanton TKO (punches) Mixed Martial Arts in the Valley 8 March 15, 2008 1 2:07 Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
Win 1–0 Daniel Crockett Decision (unanimous) Crossing the Line V November 16, 2007 3 3:00 Bristol, Virginia, United States Won the CTL Amateur Championship.


See alsoEdit


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