Taylor Lapilus, who was not retained by the UFC in 2016, has re-engaged with the latter. He introduced Friday that he’ll struggle from September 3, during the UFC party in Paris, the first of its variety in France. At the Accor Arena, Lapilus shall be opposed to the German Khalid Taha.
” If someone had told me that when I started MMA, not sure I would have believed itsaid the 30-year-old Frenchman. I am participating in a moment in history. It’s the first big UFC event in France, and I’m on the map in a legendary room. I couldn’t have asked for a better return. »
Lapilus first signed with the UFC in 2014, but unexpectedly his contract was not renewed after the four scheduled bouts. ” At the starting, it was troublesome, to go from UFC fighter to fighter in any respecthe mentioned. But I did not quit. I knew that the recipe for coming again was to get outcomes and the relaxation would come later. (My return) will change my life once more. »
“Taha is dangerous and quite complete, but I see myself better than him”
Taylor Lapilus described Khalid Taha as a fighter ” dangerous and quite complete, with beautiful strikes. But I see myself better than him. My movements, my precision and my reach can be disturbing for him in the fight “.
During the Parisian night of September 3, the most important struggle will oppose Ciryl Gane, French MMA standard bearerto Australian Tai Tuivasa, in the heavyweight class.