French Fighter Benoît Saint-Denis will fight on UFC Paris Fight Night card for the second year in a row.
Benoît Saint-Denis will face Brazil’s Thiago Moisés in a lightweight bout at UFC Paris 2023 event. The announcement for the bout came from Iridium Sports Agency, which manages Moisés.
Saint-Denis is currently on a 3-fights winning streak since losing for the first time in MMA in his UFC debut against Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos at UFC 267. That loss also remains the only time his fight went the distance. He bounced back from that loss by beating Niklas Stolze via second-round submission in June 2022.
Saint-Denis then defeated Gabriel Miranda at UFC Paris 2022 event via knockout in the second round. His most recent win was against Bonfim at UFC Vegas 76 earlier this month which came via first-round submission.
Thiago Moisés is coming off a win over his Brazilian compatriot Melquizael Costa via second-round submission at UFC 283. A graduate from Dana White Contender Series Brazil in 2018, Moisés is currently at 6-4 in UFC. His previous wins include Bobby Green and Alexander Hernandez.
UFC Paris Fight Night event is set to take place in Paris, France, on September 2, 2023. Ciryl Gane vs Serghey Spivac is the headliner fight of the event. Another French fighter Minon Fiorat is set for a key bout as she faces former champion Rose Namajunas in a flyweight bout.