Feb 18 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
Philipe Lins
Lins
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26-16-0
KO 1
KO 1
15-5-0

The tape

41
Age
38
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm

Tape record

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Form
UDKOUDKOKO
26
Wins
15
12
By KO
8
46
KO%
53
8
By SUB
4
31
SUB%
27
16
Loses
5
4
Stopped
4
3
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2005
42
Bouts
20
90
Rounds
38
6 hours, 8 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 23 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Ovince St. Preux vs Philipe Lins report

Who won Preux vs Lins?

Philipe Lins beat Ovince St. Preux by knockout in the 1st round during the prelims of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 18th February 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Preux vs Lins stats

Ovince St. Preux stepped into the octagon with a record of 26 wins, 16 losses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Philipe Lins made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

Ovince St. Preux's UFC record stood at 15-12-0, while Philipe Lins' came in at 4-2-0.

The stats suggested Lins had a slight advantage in power over St. Preux, with a 53% knock out percentage over St. Preux's 46%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested St. Preux had a slight advantage over Lins, with a 31% submission rate over Lins' 27%.

Ovince St. Preux was the older man by 3 years, at 41 years old.

St. Preux had a height advantage of 1 inch over Lins. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.

St. Preux was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 22 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 years and 1 month later than Lins, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 49 more professional rounds, 94 to Lins' 45.

Preux vs Lins form

St. Preux had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Alonzo Menifield at UFC Vegas 9 on 5th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Michal Oleksiejczuk at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Before that, he had been beaten by Nikita Krylov at UFC 236 on 13th April 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at State Farm Arena, Atlanta, United States.

He had been defeated by Dominick Reyes at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Lins had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Marcin Prachnio at UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade on 23rd April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Andrei Arlovski at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Josh Copeland at PFL 2018 #11 on 31st December 2018 by knockout in the 4th round at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Before that, he had won against Jared Rosholt at PFL 2018 #8 on 5th October 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans.

He had beaten Alex Nicholson at PFL 2018 #4 on 19th July 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Nassau Coliseum, Long Island.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ovince St. Preux had been fighting more than Philipe Lins.

Going to this contest, Ovince St. Preux had last fought 3 years, 9 months and 13 days ago, while Philipe Lins' last outing had been 2 years, 1 month and 26 days ago.

St. Preux's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Lins' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Preux vs Lins?

Ovince St. Preux was a 37/20 (+190) underdog going into the contest, while Philipe Lins made his way into the ring at 11/25 (-230) with oddsmakers.

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