This is the UFC 174 live blog for Ovince St. Preux vs. Ryan Jimmo, a light heavyweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada.
Jimmo, who has won three out of his five UFC fights, will face St. Preux, who is 3-0 in the UFC, on the main card.
Check out the UFC 174 live blog below.
Round 1: OSP opens southpaw while Jimmo is orthodox. Good body kick by OSP and Jimmo nearly connects on a right hand. OSP lands a leaping left, but Jimmo nearly lands a thunderous counterpunch. As I type this, OSP lands another left hand down the middle. Jimmo charges in and presses OSP against the fence. After jockeying, they separate off of OSP's left elbow push. Inside leg kick lands for Jimmo and he's bleeding from his nose now. Another good left hand from OSP. Jimmo moving around a lot on the outside while OSP paces forward. OSP attempts a late takedown and gets it, but Jimmo is able to stand.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 OSP
Round 2: Jimmo starts the frame with a leaping right hand that snaps OSP's head back. OSP manages to get to the ground and mount off an off-balanced Jimmo.Jimmo manages to turtle, but OSP riding a tight waist. In the transition, Jimmo begins to talk to the referee and tells him the bone in his arm is broken. The fight is called off there.
Ovince St. Preux def. Ryan Jimmo via submission (verbal tapout) at 2:10 of round 2