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Ovince St. Preux-Gian Villante To Meet At UFC 159

Two more Strikeforce light heavyweights will face each other inside the Octagon, as Ovince St. Preux and Gian Villante meet at UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen. The card takes place April 27 from Newark, New Jersey.

St. Preux (12-5) posted a 6-1 record while fighting for Strikeforce. His lone loss came at the hands of fellow UFC fighter Gegard Mousasi.

Villante (10-3) won three of his five Strikeforce bouts, including the final three of his career. The fight was first reported by Newsday, which confirmed it with UFC officials.