UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Tuivasa will be live from Paris’ Accor Arena for its debut in France, this Saturday, September 3, exclusively on ESPN+ (English and Spanish), with the main card at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT and the Prelims at 12 p.m. ET / 9 a.m. PT. Live coverage begins on Friday, September 3 with UFC Live presented by DraftKings Sportsbook: Gane vs. Tuivasa at 5:30 p.m. ET / 2:30 PT on ESPNEWS, providing fans with exclusive insights and views heading into Fight Night.
The main event features a thrilling heavyweight showdown between the big-swinging duo French-born Ciryl Gane and Australian Tai Tuivasa. Number 1 ranked Ciryl Gane (10-1) looks to defend his top position after surging to heavyweight title contention by winning his first seven fights in the UFC, while fan favorite No. 3 Tai Tuivasa (15-3) looks to earn a crack at the UFC heavyweight title after a five-fight winning streak.
Elite middleweights collide in the co-main event that features a pivotal matchup between former middleweight champion, No. 1 Robert Whittaker (24-6) and No. 2 Marvin Vettori (18-5). This bout was originally scheduled for UFC 275 on June 11 in Singapore but was postponed due to a Whittaker injury.
Calling the action will be Paul Felder, Jared Gooden, and UFC Hall of Famer, Michael Bisping. Megan Olivi will handle reporting duties. Victor Davila, Santiago Ponzinibbio, and Claudio Puelles will provide all coverage in Spanish.
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