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Stefan Struve vs. Ruslan Magomedov, Jimi Manuwa vs. Ovince Saint Preux targeted for UFC 204

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The UFC is targeting Jimi Manuwa vs. Ovince Saint Preux and Stefan Struve vs. Ruslan Magomedov, according to MMA Fighting.

Manuwa (15-2) holds a 4-1 UFC record and is coming off a loss to Anthony Johnson in September, which broke his winning streak.

Saint Preux (19-8) is currently on a one-fight losing streak. In his last six bouts, he’s 3-3. He beat lost to Ryan Bader at UFC Fight Night 47 by decision. He went on a two fight winning streak with wins over Shogun Rua at UFC Fight Night 56 by first-round KO and Patrick Cummins at UFC on FOX 15 by first-round KO. He then lost to Glover Teixeira at UFC Fight Night 73 by third-round rear-naked choke. He beat Rafael Cavalcante at UFC Fight Night 82 by unanimous decision. He lost to Jon Jones at UFC 197 by decision.

Struve (31-8) is currently on a one-fight winning streak. In his last six bouts, he’s 3-3. He knocked out Stipe Miocic in September of 2012 by second-round TKO. He lost to Mark Hunt in March of 2013 by third-round TKO and then lost to Alistair Overeem in December of 2014 by first-round knockout. He beat Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 190 by unanimous decision. He lost to Jared Rosholt by unanimous decision at UFC 193. He beat Antonio Silva at UFC Fight Night 87 by first-round KO.

Magomedov (14-1) is currently on a nine-fight winning streak. In his last six bouts, he beat Ami Aleskerov at DFC 1 by unanimous decision, Mike Hayes at FN 10 by unanimous decision and then at FN 13 Tim Sylvia by unanimous decision. He made his UFC debut with a win over Viktor Pesta at UFC Fight Night 41 by unanimous decision and then beat Josh Copeland in his next bout at UFC Fight Night 57 by unanimous decision. He beat Shawn Jordan at UFC 192 by unanimous decision.

UFC 204 takes place October 8 in Manchester, England. The main card will air on PPV while the prelims will air on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass. Vitor Belfort vs. Gegard Mousasi and Dan Henderson vs. Michael Bisping also targeted for this event.



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