Kennedy Nzechukwu and Ovince St.Preux are set to clash at UFC Vegas 89 event.
According to the report from Nolan Kings of MMA Junkie, Nzechukwu and Preux are set for a light heavyweight showdown scheduled to occur at a UFC event on March 23, 2024.
#Breaking: Ovince Saint Preux is booked for his 27th promotional appearance and will fight the always exciting Kennedy Nzechukwu at #UFCVegas88 on March 16, multiple sources say. https://t.co/bersdWfhbn— Nolan King (@mma_kings) January 16, 2024
Kennedy Nzechukwu’s recent fight was at UFC Nashville event, where he was defeated by Dustin Jacoby via KO. The loss against Jacoby marks the end of a three-fight winning streak for Nzechukwu. Before the fight against Jacoby, Nzechukwu defeated Devin Clark at UFC 288 event.
Ovince St. Preux’s most recent fight was set to take place at UFC Nashville event against Ion Cutelaba, but the bout was canceled when St. Preux withdrew from the fight. Before this cancellation, St. Preux suffered a defeat at UFC Vegas 69 against Philipe Lins.
UFC Vegas 89 event is set to take place on March 23, 2024, broadcasting live from UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. A featherweight bout is also set for the event, where Ricardo Ramos will face Julian Erosa.