Tanner Boser stops Ovince Saint Preux with flurry in round two

A knee from Tanner Boser set up a second-round knockout over Ovince Saint Preux at UFC Vegas 30 on Saturday, June 26.

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A pair of top-five heavyweights headline UFC Fight Night 190 on Saturday, June 26.

Unbeaten contender Ciryl Gane faces former Bellator champion Alexander Volkov inside the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sticking with the big guys, the co-main event features another heavyweight affair between Tanner Boser and Ovince Saint Preux.

Tanner Boser (19-8), returns to the cage for the second time in just three weeks. Boser is coming of a razor close decision loss against Ilir Latifi, it was a very close fight where a couple takedowns convinced the judges.

Ovince Saint Preux (25-15) was originally scheduled to fight Maxim Grishin, but his visa issues left him without an opponent, up stepped Tanner Boser. He has had a rough ride recently going 3-5 in his last eight. After a vintage Von Flue choke on Michal Oleksiejczuk, OSP is coming off a disappointing knockout loss to Jamahal Hill.

Here is how the heavyweight bout between Tanner Boser and Ovince Saint Preux went down at UFC Fight Night 190, including round-by-round scoring. For full results of the event, check them out right here.

Tanner Boser knocks out Ovince Saint Preux in the second round.

ROUND 1

Jason Herzog the third man in charge. Boser opening up with some heavy body kicks. Boser sends a overhand right over the top and lands with a massive thud. Both men feinting the kicks. Boser not shy and firing his kicks to OSP calf. Boser lands a huge right and a hard body kick.

MyMMANews.com scores it: 10-9 to Tanner Boser 

ROUND 2

Round two starts, Boser opens up with kicks. OSP looks for a level change and gets the trip along the fence. OSP is in full mount, Boser forces a scramble across the cage. Boser continues to scramble and gets back to his feet and lands some punches, a big knee followed up with a solid one-two down the pipe drops OSP. Boser follows up with some ground and pound and gets the finish.

Official Result: Tanner Boser defeats Ovince Saint Preux by KO at 2:31 in Round 2.

Tanner Boser

 

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