Benoit Saint-Denis will play at home.
Saint-Denis (9-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) faces Christos Giagos (19-10 MMA, 5-6 UFC) on Sept. 3 at Accor Arena in Paris.
Two people who knew about the booking of the fight on Friday, but asked to remain anonymous.
After losing his UFC debut to Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos in October, Saint-Denis went down to lightweight and submitted Niklas Stolze in June.
Giagos’ last four games were divided. He beat Carlton Minus and Sean Soriano, but Arman Tsarukyan and Thiago Moises stopped him.
UFC Paris now has:
- Ciryl Gane vs. Tai Tuivasa
- Marvin Vettori vs. Robert Whittaker
- Katlyn Chookagian vs. Manon Fiorot
- Joaquin Buckley vs. Nassourdine Imavov
- Absupiyan Magomedov vs. Makhmud Muradov
- Zarah Fairn vs. Ailin Perez
- Alessio Di Chirico vs. Roman Kopylov
- Nasrat Haqparast vs. John Makdessi
- Joel Alvarez vs. Magomed Mustafaev
- Taylor Lapilus vs. Khalid Taha
- Christos Giagos vs. Benoit Saint-Denis