The meaning of history.

Since MMA was legalized in France two years ago, it was obvious that the UFC would end up settling on French soil.

It remained to be seen when.

Since this Thursday, we know.

The first event of the UFC in France will take place on September 3, in Bercy, announced to

L'Equipe

, Lawrence Epstein, general manager of the organization.

“The event will be in prime time at Paris time, said Epstein in particular.

We believe this is very important.

I don't know exactly, but the

main card

will start in the early evening for you in Paris.

For us, the most important thing is to satisfy the French fans, especially for a first comer.

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A kind of accomplishment

As for the set, it is impossible to know for the moment if the French headliners Ciryl Gane and Manon Fiorot will be present.

But the UFC promises "a lot of French people on the card".

And is satisfied to finally be able to put his suitcases in Paris.

“It's been a long road, ends Lawrence Epstein, but today it's a kind of accomplishment.

One kind only, because there are still great things to do.

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