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Ion Cutelaba vs. Ovince Saint Preux targeted for UFC Fight Night card on April 25

Ion Cutelaba (pictured) has agreed to face Ovince Saint Preux later this month.
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The updated UFC 249 card no longer includes Ion Cutelaba, but that doesn’t mean “The Hulk” won’t enter the Octagon in April.

Cutelaba and Ovince Saint Preux have verbally agreed to meet at the UFC Fight Night card scheduled for April 25 at a yet-to-be-announced location, multiple sources told MMA Fighting.

Cutelaba was originally scheduled to rematch Magomed Ankalaev at UFC 249, and Saint Preux was matched up against Shamil Gamzatov at UFC Lincoln on April 25.

OSP last fought in September, tapping Michal Oleksiejczuk with a Von Flue choke. Cutelaba suffered a quick TKO loss to Ankalaev in February, a fight many considered to be an early stoppage.

The Fight Night event is headlined by a light heavyweight showdown between Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira.

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