Ciryl Gane vs. Tai Tuivasa In The Works For Sept. 3 UFC Event In France

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A combat betwixt 2 of the bigger names successful the UFC’s heavyweight part is successful the works for a September 3, 2022 UFC lawsuit successful Paris, France.

Former rubric challenger Ciryl Gane volition header the lawsuit against the streaking Tai Tuivasa. News of the match-up was archetypal reported by journalists Ariel Helwani and Al Zullino.

Gane (10-1) is coming disconnected the archetypal nonaccomplishment of his vocation aft helium fell abbreviated challenging heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou astatine UFC 270 this past January. Prior to that, Gane was 7-0 successful the UFC against the likes of Junior Dos Santos, Alexander Volkov, Jairzinho Rozenstruik, and Derrick Lewis to sanction a few.

Australia’s Tuivasa (14-3) has rattled disconnected 5 consecutive finishes against Stefan Struve, Harry Hunsucker, Greg Hardy, Augusto Sakai and astir precocious a KO triumph implicit Derrick Lewis astatine UFC 271. His popularity has skyrocketed during that stretch, with his post-fight solemnisation “shoey” catching connected worldwide.

Tuivasa, a instrumentality favorite, would instrumentality connected Gane successful the latter’s location state of France. Ciryl Gane and Tai Tuivasa are ranked #1 and #3 successful the promotion’s heavyweight division, respectively.

No different bouts person been announced for the promotion’s archetypal lawsuit successful France. The European state yet legalized MMA successful 2020 aft years of propulsion backmost from the French Ministry of Sport.