UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. Saint Preux

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UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. Saint Preux
UFN 47 event poster.jpg
The poster for UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. Saint Preux.
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateAugust 16, 2014 (2014-08-16)
VenueCross Insurance Center
CityBangor, Maine
Total gate$321,470[1]
Event chronology
UFC 176: Aldo vs. Mendes II UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. Saint Preux UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Le

UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. Saint Preux (also known as UFC Fight Night 47) was a mixed martial arts event held on August 16, 2014, at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine.[2]


The event was headlined by top ten light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Ovince Saint Preux.[3][4]

The event was the first hosted in Maine.[5][6][7]

As a result of the cancellation of UFC 176, bouts between Bobby Green vs. Abel Trujillo, Jussier Formiga vs. Zach Makovsky[8] and Gray Maynard vs. Fabrício Camões were rescheduled for this event.[9] Subsequently, Green was removed from his fight on July 11 in favor of a bout as an injury replacement for Michael Johnson against Josh Thomson at UFC on Fox 12 on July 26, 2014.[10] Trujillo was expected to face Ross Pearson.[11]

On August 4, Trujillo pulled out of the Pearson bout and was replaced by Gray Maynard. In turn, Maynard's originally scheduled opponent Fabrício Camões was removed from the card entirely and was rebooked for a separate event with a new opponent.[12]


Main Card (Fox Sports 1)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Light Heavyweight Ryan Bader def. Ovince Saint Preux Decision (unanimous) (48–47, 49–46, 49–46) 5 5:00
Lightweight Ross Pearson def. Gray Maynard TKO (punches) 2 1:35
Middleweight Tim Boetsch def. Brad Tavares TKO (punches) 2 3:18
Welterweight Alan Jouban def. Seth Baczynski KO (punch) 1 4:23
Heavyweight Shawn Jordan def. Jack May TKO (punches) 3 2:03
Featherweight Thiago Tavares def. Robbie Peralta Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:27
Preliminary card (Fox Sports 2)
Flyweight Jussier Formiga def. Zach Makovsky Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Women's Bantamweight Sara McMann def. Lauren Murphy Decision (split) (28–29, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Tom Watson def. Sam Alvey Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Frankie Saenz def. Nolan Ticman Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00


Bonus awards[edit]

The following fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses:[14]

  • Fight of the Night: Alan Jouban vs. Seth Baczynski
  • Performance of the Night: Thiago Tavares and Tim Boetsch

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "UFC Fight Night 47 draws reported 5,329 attendance for $321,470 live gate". MMAjunkie.com. August 17, 2014.
  2. ^ Staff (2014-05-08). "UFC heading to Maine this August". ufc.com. Retrieved 2014-05-08.
  3. ^ Staff (2014-06-18). "Bader vs. OSP to headline in Maine". UFC.com. Retrieved 2014-06-18.
  4. ^ Jason Floyd (2014-08-06). "UFC Fight Night 47: Bader vs. St-Preux fight card finalized with prelims on Fox Sports 2". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2014-08-06.
  5. ^ Jesse Holland (2014-05-09). "MMA-Maine-ia: ZUFFA makes 'Vacationland' debut with UFC Fight Night 47 on Aug. 16 in Bangor". mmamania.com. Retrieved 2014-05-09.
  6. ^ Ernie Clark (2014-05-13). "Maine's MMA community anticipates benefits from UFC event in Bangor". bangordailynews.com. Retrieved 2014-05-13.
  7. ^ Ernie Clark (2014-08-18). "UFC president says Bangor event an artistic success, but future shows in Maine uncertain". bangordailynews.com. Retrieved 2014-08-18.
  8. ^ Erickson, Matt (2014-07-08). "After UFC 176 cancellation, Green-Trujillo, Formiga-Makovsky move to UFC Fight Night 47". MMAJunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-07-08.
  9. ^ Staff (2014-07-09). "Fabricio Camoes vs. Gray Maynard shifts to UFC Fight Night 47 in Maine". MMAJunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-07-09.
  10. ^ Marc Raimondi (2014-07-11). "Michael Johnson off FOX card; Bobby Green steps in to face Josh Thomson". foxsports.com. Retrieved 2014-07-11.
  11. ^ C.J. Tuttle (2014-07-12). "Abel Trujillo Faces Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night Card in Maine". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2014-07-12.
  12. ^ Staff (2014-08-04). "Gray Maynard Replaces Abel Trujillo, Faces Ross Pearson at Aug. 16 UFC Fight Night". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2014-08-04.
  13. ^ "UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. Saint Preux". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2014-05-08.
  14. ^ Staff (2014-08-17). "UFC Fight Night 47 bonuses: Boetsch, Thiago Tavares, Jouban, Baczynski win $50,000". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-08-17.