Report: Ryan Bader to Face Ovince St-Preux at UFC FN 47
By FCF Staff
Following their wins at UFC 174, Ryan Bader and Ovince St-Preux expressed an interest in fighting each other next, and now the bout is reportedly a done deal.
The light-heavyweights will square off in the main event of UFC Fight Night 47, which will go down at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine, August 16th. News of the fight is being reported by the Bangor Daily News.
Bader (17-4) is coming off a unanimous decision win over Rafael Cavalcante at UFC 174, after decisioning Anthony Perosh in December. The accomplished wrestler is 3-2 in his last 5 fights.
St-Preux (16-5), meanwhile, tapped out Ryan Jimmo on Saturday to extend his winning streak to five.
OSP is currently ranked #10 in the UFC light-heavyweight division and Bader is positioned at #8.
Other bouts that have been previously announced for UFC FN 47 include Brad Tavares vs. Tim Boetsch, Jack May vs. Shawn Jordan and Sam Alvey vs. Tom Watson.