Ovince Saint Preux Scouting Report

Ovince Saint Preux Scouting Report

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Ovince Saint Preux Scouting Report

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Sep 28, 2019; Copenhagen, DEN; Ovince Saint Preux (blue gloves) reacts during a bout against Michal Oleksiejczuk (not pictured) during UFC Fight Night at Royal Arena. Mandatory Credit: Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports

 

Ovince Saint Preux Scouting Report

Vitals

6’3″ 230 lbs (Heavyweight)
80″ reach, Southpaw
April 8, 1983

Record

25-16 (UFC: 13-11)

Current Streak

2 straight losses

Training

Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Championships Held

None

 

Strengths

– terrific athlete – college football; football, wrestling, track in high school
– huge reach
– very well rounded fighter
– powerful striker – knockout power in all limbs; broke Ryan Jimmo’s arm with a kick
– great submission skills – the Von Preux Choke!
– very accurate striker
– good takedown accuracy & defense
– active on ground looking for submissions
– unorthodox movements in the cage

 

Weaknesses

– on the wrong side of 30
– porous striking defense
– doesn’t look for many takedowns
– inconsistent career thus far
– trains at a small gym – only UFC fighter there
– got KO’d last two fights
– missed weight last fight at light heavyweight
– has lost when he’s fought other top-ranked fighters
– normally fights at 205 lbs
– very inactive in recent fights

 

Synopsis

OSP has an incredible package of size, athleticism, power, and skills.  The sky could be the limit for him, if he can get on a hot streak and reel off some wins.

 

 

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