Report: Misha Cirkunov Faces Ovince St. Preux At UFC 235


A light heavyweight division attraction has been added to UFC 235 according to MMA Junkie as #11 Ovince St. Preux is in action against #14 Misha Cirkunov.

St. Preux (23-12-0) has won four of his last six under the UFC banner, but is coming off of a loss to Dominick Reyes at UFC 229. St. Preux has previously challenged for the UFC Interim Light Heavyweight Title, losing to then champion Jon Jones at UFC 197. St. Preux has suffered twelve losses as a professional MMA fighter and eight of them have come by way of decision.

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Cirkunov (14-4-0) has won just one of his last three fights, with that lone victory coming over Patrick Cummins at UFC Fight Night Moncton. Cirkunov has competed a total of seven times in the UFC and none of those bouts went to the judges scorecards. Cirkunov has only seen two of his professional MMA bouts go the distance and the fighter won both of those encounters.

UFC 235 takes place on Saturday, March 2 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with no main event announced at this time. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.

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