Don't write me off, former UFC title contender Ovince Saint Preux warns

Besides putting up a good show next month and winning more fans, Ovince Saint Preux also wants to visit Gardens by the Bay as well as check out the nightlife.
Besides putting up a good show next month and winning more fans, Ovince Saint Preux also wants to visit Gardens by the Bay as well as check out the nightlife.PHOTO: TWITTER/UFC

Former UFC title contender Saint Preux says he's in best shape of life for fight with Pedro

At 35, Ovince Saint Preux is nearly a decade older than Tyson Pedro and will count on age and experience to trump youth when the pair face off at their Ultimate Fighting Championship live show in Singapore on June 23.

OSP, as he is known in the ring, has also endured an indifferent run since losing a light heavyweight (93kg) title fight to Jon Jones by unanimous decision in 2016.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 23, 2018, with the headline 'Don't write me off, OSP warns'. Print Edition | Subscribe