Two UFC debutants are set to clash at UFC Paris in Yanis Ghemmouri and Caolan Loughran.
The news first came from MMA Reporter Al Zullino via a tweet. It was also confirmed by Eurosport’s Marcel Dorff later. Ghemmouri and Loughran will clash in a bantamweight bout.
It will be a home debut in UFC for France’s Yanis Ghemmouri. Ghemmouri is overall 12-1 in MMA and is currently on a 6-fight winning streak. His appearances have come in Brace CF and Sparta Fight Series.
Battle of the debutants!— Al Zullino (@phre) July 20, 2023
It's gonna be France vs Ireland, BRAVE CF vs Cage Warriors, as brand new UFC signees Yanis Ghemmouri (12-1) and Caolan Loughran (8-0) are scheduled to lock horns on September 2, in Paris, France, sources told me. pic.twitter.com/lbzwxawavd
Ireland’s Caolan Loughran remains unbeaten in 8 pro-MMA bouts so far. He won CW Bantamweight Championship earlier this year at Cage Warriors 154 event by beating Dylan Hazan. He has 4 bouts in Cage Warriors.
UFC Paris 2023 Fight Night is set to take place on September 2, 2023, with France’s Ciryl Gane taking on Serghey Spivac in the headliner. Another French fighter Minon Fiorat will welcome Rose Namajunas to the flyweight division in the co-main event.