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UFC Paris loses pivotal main card fight just days before the event



UFC Paris Lucas Almeida

Lucas Almeida is out of his fight at UFC Paris on Saturday. Photo via Instagram (@lucasalmeida_ufc)

The upcoming UFC Paris loses two fights just days before the event.

On the main card, the featherweight bout between William Gomis and Lucas Almeida was cancelled due to an injury. Almeida recently announced the news on Instagram.

The preliminary card also loses a fight as Muin Gafurov is out of his bantamweight bout against Taylor Lapilus.

At this point it is unkown if the promotion is looking for replacements for the fights.

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Updated UFC Paris fight card

UFC Paris takes place on Saturday at Accor Arena and is headlined by a heavyweight fight between former interim heavyweight champ Ciryl Gane and top ranked contender Sergey Spivak.

In the co-main event, former strawweight champion Rose Namajunas moves up to flyweight to face the top ranked contender Manon Fiorot in a three-round bout.

Check out the updated fight card below!

Main card

  • Heavyweight: Ciryl Gane vs. Sergey Spivak
  • Women’s Flyweight: Manon Fiorot vs. Rose Namajunas
  • Lightweight: Benoit Saint-Denis vs. Thiago Moises
  • Light Heavyweight: Volkan Oezdemir vs. Bogdan Guskov
  • Featherweight: William Gomis vs. TBA
  • Bantamweight: Yanis Ghemmouri vs. Caolan Loughran

Preliminary Card

  • Featherweight: Morgan Charriere vs. Manolo Zecchini
  • Bantamweight: Taylor Lapilus vs. TBA
  • Women’s Bantamweight: Zarah Fairn dos Santos vs. Jacqueline Cavalcanti
  • Women’s Bantamweight: Joselyne Edwards vs. Nora Cornolle
  • Welterweight: Ange Loosa vs. Rhys McKee
  • Bantamweight: Farid Basharat vs. Kleydson Rodrigues

* Fight order and number of bouts can change.

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