Zarah Fairn | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting
French featherweight Zarah Fairn will get to compete in her home country for the first time in her MMA career when she faces Ailin Perez at UFC Paris on Sept. 3, multiple sources close to the situation confirmed the news to MMA Fighting.
Perez (7-1) joins the UFC after winning two fights in a row in 2022, stopping both opponents. A bantamweight champion in her native country of Argentina, “Fiona” fought once as a featherweight, winning via decision in Brazil.
Damon Martin contributed to this report.