The UFC makes its second ever journey to France this weekend, as Ciryl Gane fights Sergey Spivak in a heavyweight principal occasion in Paris.
Gane is trying to bounce again from a devastating defeat by Jon Jones, who submitted the Frenchman in Round 1 in March, profitable the vacant heavyweight title within the course of. That was Gane’s second time combating for the undisputed heavyweight title, and it went the identical means as his first effort – a choice loss to Francis Ngannou.
Now Gane takes on Moldova’s Spivak, who’s driving a three-fight win streak of two TKOs and one submission. Gane will hope for a press release stoppage win – just like the one he secured 12 months in the past, when he headlined the primary ever UFC Paris occasion in opposition to Tai Tuivasa.
In the co-main occasion, former strawweight champion Rose Namajunas strikes as much as flyweight to tackle dwelling fighter Manon Fiorot.
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When is UFC Paris?
UFC Paris takes place on the Accor Arena on Saturday 2 September.
The prelims are set to start at 5pm BST (9am PT, 11am CT, 12pm ET), with the primary card following at 8pm BST (12pm PT, 2pm CT, 3pm ET).
How can I watch it?
The card will air reside on TNT Sports within the UK, with the broadcaster’s app and web site additionally streaming the fights.
In the US, ESPN+ will stream the motion reside, as will the UFC’s Fight Pass.
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Gane – 4/7
Spivak – 7/5
Full card (topic to alter)
Ciryl Gane vs Sergey Spivak (heavyweight)
Manon Fiorot vs Rose Namajunas (ladies’s flyweight)
Benoit Saint-Denis vs Thiago Moises (light-weight)
Volkan Oezdemir vs Bogdan Guskov (light-heavyweight)
William Gomis vs Lucas Almeida (featherweight)
Yannis Ghemmouri vs Caolan Loughran (bantamweight)
Morgan Charriere vs Manolo Zecchini (featherweight)
Taylor Lapilus vs Muin Gafurov (bantamweight)
Zarah Fairn vs Jacqueline Cavalcanti (ladies’s bantamweight)
Nora Cornolle vs Joselyne Edwards (ladies’s bantamweight)
Ange Loosa vs Rhys McKee (welterweight)
Farid Basharat vs Kleydson Rodrigues (bantamweight)