Taylor Lapilus is all set to make his anticipated return to the UFC.
According to the latest reports, Taylor Lapilus will return inside the octagon and will face Muin Gafurov at the UFC Fight Night event in Paris on September 2, 2023.
RMC Sport Combat was the first one to reveal this news which was later confirmed by several other sources as well.
🚨🚨🚨 TAYLOR LAPILUS EST DE RETOUR !!!— RMC Sport Combat (@RMCSportCombat) July 27, 2023
🇫🇷🔥 C’est l’un des meilleurs combattants français avec un bilan en MMA de 18-3 (dont 3-1 à l’UFC) et il combattra sur la carte de l’#UFCParis le 2 septembre prochain !
👉 D’après nos informations, il affrontera Muin Gafurov (18-5) 🇹🇯 ! pic.twitter.com/m9GzGAzFAl
Taylor Lapilus had a brief run in UFC back in 2015 and 2016. He had four matches in UFC and won three of them. His only UFC loss came against Erik Perez. Currently, Lapilus is on a five-fight winning streak and is coming off a first-round TKO win against Demarte Pena.
On the other hand, Muin Gafurov made his UFC debut earlier this year in June. However, he lost his inaugural match in the promotion against John Castaneda.
Now, Taylor Lapilus is looking forward to making his UFC return memorable by winning the match whereas Muin Gafurov is determined to get his first UFC win.
So, who do you think will win when they collide on September 2?