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UFC finalizing Ciryl Gane, Tai Tuivasa heavyweight bout for Sept. 3

The UFC is finalizing a heavyweight bout between former interim champion Ciryl Gane and Tai Tuivasa on Sept. 3, officials confirmed to ESPN. Both sides have agreed to the matchup, per the UFC. The bout will headline a UFC Fight Night; an official location has not been announced, but the event has been targeted for Paris. It would mark the UFC's first trip to France.
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Report: Ciryl Gane vs. Tai Tuivasa planned for potential UFC Paris card

A booking of elite UFC heavyweights pitting Ciryl Gane vs Tai Tuivasa is expected to headline a UFC Fight Night card on Sept. 3. On Wednesday, ESPN broke the news that the second and fifth-ranked fighters on the Sportsnaut UFC heavyweight rankings had verbally agreed to a matchup that the UFC was preparing to finalize. The outlet also added the bout would be the main event for a card the promotion is aiming to have in Paris, France. It would be the organization’s first-ever event in the European nation.

Report: Ciryl Gane vs. Tai Tuivasa Targeted For UFC’s French Debut Sep. 3

The heavyweight division continues to heat up amidst its title stagnation. The UFC‘s heavyweight division continues to be slow-moving in terms of the world-title picture, but that doesn’t mean its action has come to a halt. In fact, all signs point to a lively September, with Jon Jones...

Midnight Mania! UFC targeting Ciryl Gane vs. Tai Tuivasa main event in first-ever Paris event

In recent years, France has been one of the few countries in Western Europe where MMA remains illegal, in part due to the influence of its prominent Judo federation and a general lack of regulation. As of 2020, however, the sport became legal, and that transition couldn’t have come at a better time. There’s been a significant uptick of UFC fighters from France in recent years, most notably from Paris’ MMA Factory, which first helped Francis Ngannou rise up the ranks before he relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada.

Ciryl Gane vs. Tai Tuivasa targeted as UFC France main event in September

UFC France is getting closer to having its main event. The promotion is reportedly targeting a heavyweight slugfest between Ciryl Gane and Tai Tuivasa. The UFC is set to hold its first MMA in France on September 3rd. The sport was first legalized in January 2020, but the promotion has been able to get out to the country. Bellator has notably held several MMA cards there, with Bellator 280 set for next week in Paris.

Ciryl Gane: The Title Is A Consequence, Not The Mission

UFC heavyweight contender Ciryl Gane has admitted that championship glory will simply be a consequence of his main goal: winning fights. Gane has already had a taste of gold on MMA’s biggest stage, albeit an interim belt. “Bon Gamin” won the title, which was created when Francis Ngannou was unable to defend his strap at UFC 265 last August, with a dominant TKO victory over the promotion’s most prolific knockout artist, Derrick Lewis.
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Curtis Blaydes knows beating Stipe Miocic means more than a win over Ciryl Gane: ‘He’s the GOAT’

Curtis Blaydes wants to become UFC heavyweight champion and he doesn’t care who he has to go through to get it. Fresh off a stunning second-round knockout over Chris Daukaus in the UFC Columbus main event, the 31-year-old contender called his shot with hopes that an interim title fight would come next against either Ciryl Gane or ex-champion Stipe Miocic. Truth be told, Blaydes isn’t overly concerned with who he faces but rather the reward that would hopefully be attached to either one of those fights.

Ciryl Gane: Tom Aspinall Is More Complete & Technical Than Me

Ciryl Gane liked what he saw from Tom Aspinall at UFC London. There might be a new contender in the UFC heavyweight division. Tom Aspinall put on an amazing performance at UFC London last weekend. He defeated Alexander Volkov by first-round submission, rocketing himself to #6 in the division and closer to a world title shot.

Ciryl Gane: Tai Tuivasa Can Do Something Big In The HW Division

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Ciryl Gane likes what he sees from Tai Tuivasa following his win over Derrick Lewis at UFC 271. Gane and Tuivasa could be on a collision course sooner rather than later in the UFC heavyweight division. Tuivasa moved up to No. 3 in the latest UFC rankings while Gane remains at No. 1 despite his UFC 270 loss to Francis Ngannou.