UFC Paris is going to be UFC’s first-ever event in France when the promotion arrives to the capital for a Fight Night event on September 3, 2022.
Top Heavyweight contender and former interim champion, Ciryl Gane will be headlining the first UFC event at Accor Arena in Paris. He will be facing a rising contender in Tai Tuivasa.
Gane will be returning to the octagon for the first time since he lost the heavyweight title unification bout against Francis Ngannou at UFC 270 in January this year. Australia’s Tuivasa turned around a 3-fight losing streak in 2019 with 5 wins in a row to surge to #3 in UFC ranking.
A middleweight bout between Marvin Vettori and Robert Whittaker will be in the co-main event. Check below for the complete fight card, date, time, location, tickets, and more details for UFC Paris: Gane vs Tuivasa Fight Night event.
- Event: UFC Fight Night
- Date: September 03, 2022
- Prelims Card Start Time: 12 PM EST
- Main Card Start Time: 03 PM EST
- Location: Accor Arena, Paris, France
- Desk analysts: Karyn Bryant (host), Anthony Smith & Alan Jouban
- Cageside commentators: John Gooden (lead commentator), Paul Felder, & Michael Bisping
- In Ring announcer: Bruce Buffer
- Roving reporter: Megan Olivi
A few tickets for UFC Paris event at Accor Arena are left to be purchased and are available at the below link.
Streaming Details/How to Watch
UFC Paris will air on ESPN for free in the United States with prelims from 12 PM EST onwards and the main card from 3 PM EST. The event will also be available for streaming on ESPN+ via monthly subscription. You can check this link for the online streaming link.
In the UK, the event will air on BT Sports 1. Dazn streaming presents the event in Central European countries. In India, the main card of UFC Paris will air via Sony LIV streaming and Sony Ten 2.
- Main Event: Ciryl Gane vs Tai Tuivasa (Heavyweight Bout)
- Co-Main Event: Robert Whittaker vs Marvin Vettori (Middleweight Bout)
- Nassourdine Imavov vs Joaquin Buckley (Middleweight Bout)
- Alessio Di Chirico vs Roman Kopylov (Middleweight Bout)
- William Gomis vs Jarno Errens (Featherweight Bout)
- Charles Jourdain vs Nathaniel Wood (Featherweight Bout)
- Abus Magomedov vs Dustin Stoltzfus (Middleweight Bout)
- John Makdessi vs Nasrat Haqparast (Lightweight Bout)
- Fares Ziam vs Michal Figlak (Lightweight Bout)
- Benoit Saint Denis vs Gabriel Miranda (Lightweight Bout)
- Khalid Taha vs Christian Quiñonez (Bantamweight Bout)
- Stephaine Egger vs Ailin Perez (Women’s Featherweight Bout)
Canceled or Moved bout
- Katlyn Chookagian vs Manon Fiorot(Source – RMCSports)
- Makhmud Muradov vs Abusupiyan Magomedov(Source – Magomedov’s UFD Gym)
- Zarah Fairn vs Ailin Perez(Source – Marcel Dorff)
- Jessica Andrade vs Manon Fiorot(Source – MMA Junkie)
- Taylor Lapilus vs Khalid Taha(Source- RMC Sports)
- Benoit Saint-Denis vs Christos Giagos(Source – Marcel Dorff)
- Darian Weeks vs Cedric Doumbe(source – Boxemag)
- Ricardo Ramos vs Danny Henry
News & Updates
August 30, 2022: UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya said he is not excited for the co-main event bout between Robert Whittaker and Marvi Vettori as he already knows Whittaker would win.
“I know who’s gonna win. Rob’s[Robert Whittaker] gonna win so that’s why it’s not exciting for me.”Israel Adesanya on Whittaker vs Vettori, ht- MMA Mania
August 30, 2022: Tai Tuivasa revealed that he, and not UFC, pay for his flights himself when traveling for fights.
“I pay for my own tickets. I just get my own flights all the time. I did a lot of time in the back of the plane, now it’s time to sit up in the front. I would agree(that UFC should be paying) but that’s another argument for another time I suppose.”Tai Tuivasa on his flight arrangments – ht- MMA Mania