UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Tuivasa is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the UFC that will take place on September 3, 2022.

UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Tuivasa | Date | Prediction

A middleweight bout between former UFC Middleweight Champion Robert Whittaker (also The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes welterweight winner) and former title challenger Marvin Vettori is expected to take place at the event.

UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Tuivasa | Date | Prediction

  • (Heavyweight) Ciryl Gane -490 [favorite] vs. Tai Tuivasa +390
  • (Middleweight) Robert Whittaker -230 [favorite] vs. Marvin Vettori +195
  • (Middleweight) Alessio Di Chirico -125 [favorite] vs. Roman Kopylov +105
  • (Lightweight) John Makdessi +170 vs. Nasrat Haqparast -200 [favorite]
  • (Bantamweight) Taylor Lapilus -320 [favorite] vs. Khalid Taha +265
  • (Featherweight) Charles Jourdain -140 [favorite] vs. Nathaniel Wood +120

The pairing was originally scheduled for UFC 275, but Whittaker withdrew due to injury.

Former UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship challenger Katlyn Chookagian was expected to face Manon Fiorot in a women’s flyweight bout at the event.

However, Chookagian withdrew due to unknown reasons in mid June and was replaced by former UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Jéssica Andrade.

Gane vs Tuivasa 

UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Tuivasa will take place at the Accor Arena in Paris, France, less than two weeks from now. The event will be headlined by a heavyweight clash between Ciryl Gane and Tai Tuivasa.

Gane and Tuivasa are currently ranked No.1 and No.3, respectively, in the heavyweight division. A win for either man will put them in contention for a potential title shot.

UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Tuivasa | Date | Prediction

The co-main event features a highly anticipated middleweight clash between contenders Robert Whittaker and Marvin Vettori.

Both fighters have lost to reigning champion Israel Adesanya on two occasions each in the past. However, they can still make their way back to another crack at the title by winning this fight.

Ufc fight night date

The UFC visits France for the very first time on September 3 and the promotion has an electric fight card lined up for MMA fans. 

    Promotion    Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date September 3, 2022
Venue Accor Arena
City Paris, France

Media Day interactions with fighters are likely to take place on Wednesday, August 31, and can be watched live on the promotion’s official website, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch accounts.


Tuivasa is a dangerous knockout artist who can put any man to sleep if he lands cleanly. Having said that, Gane is easily the most elusive striker in the division right now.

UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Tuivasa | Date | Prediction

The Frenchman’s agility and fighting IQ is second to none and his movement is similar to fighters competing in lower weight classes.

Gane’s striking is so good that Francis Ngannou himself had to resort to wrestling to defend the title against his former training partner at UFC 270.

Tuivasa isn’t known for his wrestling chops and is unlikely to shoot for takedowns in the fight.

While ‘Bam Bam’ is in with a chance due to the knockout power he possesses, Gane is likely to outstrike Tuivasa throughout the fight. We see him picking up a big win in front of his compatriots on September 3.

By Rishabh

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