Ovince St. Preux vs. Rafael Cavalcante slated for UFC Fight Night on November 8th

A light heavyweight bout is the first fight officially announced for the UFC Fight Night card on November 8th as Ovince St. Preux will meet Rafael Cavalcante.

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The fight booking was announced by the UFC on Wednesday evening on Twitter.

UFC Fight Night Brazil on November 8th is expected to take place at the Ginásio Municipal Tancredo Neves and the main event for the fight card has not been announced.

St. Preux (16-6) is coming off a decision defeat to Ryan Bader in the main event of UFC Fight Night 47 two weeks ago. The defeat snapped a five fight winning streak and was his first defeat since losing to Gegard Mousasi in 2011.

Cavalcante (12-5, 1NC) is the former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion and he has lost two of his three fights since entering the UFC last year. His only win in the UFC came in November of last year as he defeated Igor Pokrajac and he will enter this fight following a defeat against Bader at UFC 174.

More information on this UFC Fight Night card is expected to be announced shortly by the UFC.