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UFC Fight Night 226 UK Time: When does the event start?

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UFC Fight Night 226 is making its way to Paris, with the heavyweight bout between Cyril Gane and Serghei Spivak taking centre stage.

Gane, a native of France, is returning to his homeland, hoping to echo his previous success against Tai Tuivasa during the first-ever UFC event in France.

However, Gane’s recent setback against Jon Jones at UFC 285, where he narrowly missed out on the heavyweight title, is still fresh in memory.

UFC Fight Night 226: Gane vs Spivak – The Main Event

Serghei Spivak is not to be underestimated. With a winning streak of three fights, including a notable victory over Derrick Lewis via submission earlier this year, he’s a formidable opponent.

Gane acknowledges the challenge, stating that while Tai Tuivasa was indeed a tough competitor, Spivak brings a more rounded skill set to the octagon.

Spivak’s ability to strike, wrestle, and dominate the ground game makes him a significant threat.

Event Details: Timing and Venue

The much-anticipated UFC Paris event is scheduled for Saturday, September 2nd, at the renowned Accor Arena. For fans in the UK, the preliminary card will kick off at 5 PM UK time.

The main card, featuring the headline bout between Gane and Spivak, is set to commence at 8 PM UK time.

UFC Fight Night 226: How to Watch

For those eager to catch every punch, kick, and takedown, the preliminary fights will be accessible live on UFC Fight Pass.

If you’re not already subscribed, you can join the UFC Fight Pass for a monthly fee of £6.99 or opt for an annual subscription at £71.99. As for the main card, it will be broadcast live on TNT Sports 2 from 8 PM onwards.

The Undercard: More Fights to Look Forward To

Apart from the main event, the night promises a series of thrilling matches:

  • Former strawweight champion, Rose Namajunas, will be moving up a weight class to face Manon Fiorot.
  • Benoit Saint-Denis will be squaring off against Thiago Moises.
  • Volkan Oezdemir is set to take on Bogdan Guskov.
  • William Gomis will be facing Yanis Ghemmouri.
  • Morgan Charriere is matched against Manolo Zecchini.

The preliminary card also boasts a line-up of exciting bouts, including Taylor Lapilus vs Caolan Loughran, Ange Loosa vs Rhys McKee, and many more.

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