Mar 16 2024
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
12-4-0

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - Sat 7:00pm EST / UK - Sun 12:00am

26-17-0

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The tape

31
Age
40
6' 5" / 196 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
83.1" / 211 cm
Reach
79.9" / 203 cm

Full record

KO 1SUB 2KO 2KO 3SD 3
Form
KO 1SD 3KO 2KO 2KO 2
12
Wins
26
8
By KO
12
67
KO%
46
1
By Sub
8
8
SUB%
31
4
Losses
17
2
Stopped
5
1
Tapped
3
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2008
16
Bouts
43
35
Rounds
91
2 hours, 21 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 8 minutes

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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Kennedy Nzechukwu vs Ovince St. Preux preview

When is Nzechukwu vs Preux?

Kennedy Nzechukwu will fight Ovince St. Preux in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night: Tuivasa vs. Tybura, on Saturday 16th March 2024 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The fight will take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Nzechukwu vs Preux stats

Kennedy Nzechukwu steps into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Ovince St. Preux will make his way to the cage with a record of 26 wins, 17 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Nzechukwu has a large advantage in power over St. Preux, boasting at 67% knock out percentage over St. Preux's 46%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest St. Preux will have a large advantage over Nzechukwu, boosting at 31% submission rate over Nzechukwu's 8%.

Kennedy Nzechukwu is the younger man by 9 years, at 31 years old.

Nzechukwu has a height advantage of 2 inches over St. Preux. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Nzechukwu is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 27 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2016, 8 year and 1 month later than St. Preux, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 56 less professional rounds, 35 to St. Preux's 91.

Nzechukwu vs Preux form

Nzechukwu has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he lost to Dustin Jacoby at UFC Fight Night – Sandhagen vs. Font on 5th August 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Devin Clark at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Prudential Center, Newark.

Going into that contest, he had beat Ion Cutelaba at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Spivak on 19th November 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Karl Roberson at UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev on 9th July 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Nick Negumereanu at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

St. Preux has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he Philipe Lins at UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Blanchfield on 18th February 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Mauricio Rua at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Tanner Boser at UFC Vegas 30 on 26th June 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had been beaten by Jamahal Hill at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Alonzo Menifield at UFC Vegas 9 on 5th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Kennedy Nzechukwu has been fighting more than Ovince St. Preux.

Kennedy Nzechukwu last fought 6 months and 15 days ago, while Ovince St. Preux's last outing was 1 year and 2 days ago.

Nzechukwu's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

St. Preux's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Nzechukwu vs Preux?

Kennedy Nzechukwu is currently 2/7 (-340) to win the bout outright, while you can get 12/5 (+240) on Ovince St. Preux if you fancy the upset.

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