Former UFC flyweight champion Rose Namajunas will make her flyweight debut on September 2 at UFC Fight Night 226 in Paris against France’s Manon Fioreau.
The organization of the fight was reported by informed sources close to the situation.
33-year-old Manon Fioro is on a five-fight streak in the UFC, winning a unanimous decision over former belt contender Kathleen Chookagian in her last fight. At the moment, the representative of France occupies the second line in the ranking of the women’s flyweight division of the UFC.
30-year-old Rose Namajunas last entered the octagon in May last year, losing the championship belt in a confrontation with Carla Esparza, to whom she lost a split decision after five rounds. Prior to this, the American won three fights in a row, including twice defeating the Chinese Weili Zhang, who currently owns the belt, in title fights.
Recall that the main event of the French event of the organization will be a heavyweight fight between Cyril Gan and Sergey Spivak.