Kai Kara-France

Kai Kara-France

Kai Kara-France#6

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  • 23 - 9 - 0, 1 NC

    W-L-D

  • Age
    28
  • Height
    64 in 163 cm
  • Last Weigh-In
    125 lbs 57 kg
  • Reach
    69 in 175 cm
  • Leg reach
    37 in 94 cm
  • New Zealand
  • Flyweight Division
  • Style
    Kickboxing, Muay Thai
  • Stance
    Orthodox
  • Born
    Auckland, New Zealand
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Next Bout

UFC Fight Night

26.03.22, Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH, USA

Askar Askarov
  • Bouts15

  • Wins14

  • Losses0

  • Draws1

Askar Askarov
Kai Kara-France
  • Bouts32

  • Wins23

  • Losses9

  • Draws0

Kai Kara-France

Statistics

Wins

  • KO/TKO

    11 (48%)

  • DEC

    9 (39%)

  • SUB

    3 (13%)

Loss

  • KO/TKO

    2 (22%)

  • DEC

    4 (44%)

  • SUB

    3 (34%)

  • 8:4734

    Avg fight time

    1212

    First round finishes

  • 10:3510

    Average fight time in the UFC

    77

    UFC Bouts for calculating statistics

  • 0.400.40

    Takedowns per bout

    33

    Takedowns Landed

  • 1313

    Takedown Attempted

    23%23

    Successful takedown

  • 60%60

    Takedown Defense

    4.954.95

    Sig. strikes landed (per min)

  • 4.174.17

    Sig. strikes absorbed (per min)

    367367

    Sig. strikes landed

  • 950950

    Sig. strikes attempted

    39%39

    Accented punches accuracy

  • 59%59

    Sig. strikes defense

    379379

    Punches dealt

  • 965965

    Punches thrown

    39%39

    Striking Accuracy

  • 0.7070

    Knockdowns avg per fight

Bout statistics by promotion

Promotion Bout
UFC 8
AFC 2
GOH 1
HEX 1
KLF 2
KOZ 1
LFC 3
MIMMA 2
PFC 2
PXC 2
Rizin 1
SFCNZ 1
TUF 2
WLF 3
Not defined 4

Sig. strikes by position

  • Standing

    345 (94%)

  • Clinch

    11 (3%)

  • Ground

    11 (3%)

Head

237

65%

Body

49

13%

Legs

81

22%

PRO Results

  • Kara-France VS Askar Askarov

    26.03.2022 • UFC Fight Night

    23 - 9 - 0

    W-L-D

    14 - 0 - 1

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      125 lbs (56.7 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Cody Garbrandt

    11.12.2021 • UFC 269

    Round
    1

    Time
    3.21

    Method
    KO/TKO

    22 - 9 - 0

    W-L-D

    12 - 4 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 269

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      125 lbs (56.7 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      125.0 lbs (56.7 kgs)

    • Odds

      +115 Near Even

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

    Statistics Kai Kara-France
    • Total Strikes

      23

    • Sig. Strikes

      23

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      2

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Rogerio Bontorin

    06.03.2021 • UFC 259

    Round
    1

    Time
    4.55

    Method
    KO/TKO

    21 - 9 - 0

    W-L-D

    16 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 259

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      125 lbs (56.7 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      125.5 lbs (56.9 kgs)

    • Odds

      -140 Slight Favorite

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

    Statistics Kai Kara-France
    • Total Strikes

      21

    • Sig. Strikes

      13

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      1

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Brandon Royval

    26.09.2020 • UFC 253

    Round
    2

    Time
    5.48

    Method
    Submission

    21 - 8 - 0

    W-L-D

    11 - 4 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 253

    • Win

      Guillotine Choke

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      125 lbs (56.7 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      126.0 lbs (57.2 kgs)

    • Odds

      -210 Moderate Favorite

    • Awards

      Fight of the night

    Statistics Kai Kara-France
    • Total Strikes

      22

    • Sig. Strikes

      22

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      1

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Kara-France VS Alex Perez

    16.05.2020 • UFC Fight Night • Status: cancelled

    21 - 8 - 0

    W-L-D

    23 - 5 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      125 lbs (56.7 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Tyson Nam

    22.02.2020 • UFC on ESPN+ 26

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    20 - 8 - 0

    W-L-D

    18 - 10 - 1

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC on ESPN+ 26

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      125 lbs (56.7 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      125.5 lbs (56.9 kgs)

    • Odds

      -270 Moderate Favorite

    Statistics Kai Kara-France
    • Total Strikes

      78

    • Sig. Strikes

      78

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Brandon Moreno

    14.12.2019 • UFC 245

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    20 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    15 - 5 - 1

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 245

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      125 lbs (56.7 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      125.5 lbs (56.9 kgs)

    • Odds

      -165 Slight Favorite

    Statistics Kai Kara-France
    • Total Strikes

      82

    • Sig. Strikes

      82

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Mark De La Rosa

    31.08.2019 • UFC on ESPN+ 15

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    19 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    11 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC on ESPN+ 15

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      125 lbs (56.7 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      126.0 lbs (57.2 kgs)

    • Odds

      -200 Moderate Favorite

    Statistics Kai Kara-France
    • Total Strikes

      93

    • Sig. Strikes

      91

    • Takedowns

      1

    • Knockdowns

      1

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Raulian Paiva

    09.02.2019 • UFC 234

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    18 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    18 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 234

    • Win

      Split

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      125 lbs (56.7 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      125.0 lbs (56.7 kgs)

    • Odds

      -240 Moderate Favorite

    Statistics Kai Kara-France
    • Total Strikes

      60

    • Sig. Strikes

      58

    • Takedowns

      2

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Elias Garcia

    01.12.2018 • UFC Fight Night 142

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    17 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    6 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night 142

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      125 lbs (56.7 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      126.0 lbs (57.2 kgs)

    • Odds

      -410 Heavy Favorite

    • Awards

      Fight of the night

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Xiaoyu Shi

    04.03.2018 • Glory of Heroes

    Round
    1

    Method
    Submission

    16 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    5 - 4 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      Glory of Heroes

    • Win

      Rear Naked Choke

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Huyixibai Chuhayifu

    11.11.2017 • WLF W.A.R.S. 19

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    15 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    9 - 2 - 1

    W-L-D

    • Event

      WLF W.A.R.S. 19

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Qileng Aori

    20.05.2017 • WLF W.A.R.S. 14

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    14 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    8 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      WLF W.A.R.S. 14

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      129 lbs (58.5 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      128.8 lbs (58.4 kgs)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Ze Wu

    22.04.2017 • WLF W.A.R.S. 13

    Round
    1

    Time
    2.01

    Method
    KO/TKO

    13 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    11 - 8 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      WLF W.A.R.S. 13

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Rodolfo Marques

    31.03.2017 • Hex Fight Series 8

    Round
    3

    Time
    12.59

    Method
    KO/TKO

    12 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    22 - 8 - 1

    W-L-D

    • Event

      Hex Fight Series 8

    • Win

      Punch

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      135 lbs (61.2 kg)

  • Kara-France VS Go Minamide

    25.03.2017 • PXC 56 • Status: cancelled

    12 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    8 - 3 - 1

    W-L-D

    • Event

      PXC 56

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      125 lbs (56.7 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Tatsumitsu Wada

    29.12.2016 • RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2016

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    12 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    16 - 7 - 2

    W-L-D

    • Event

      RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2016

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      57 kg (125.0 lbs)

    • Fighter weight

      128.1 lbs (58.1 kgs)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Alexandre Pantoja

    26.07.2016 • The Ultimate Fighter Season 24 • Exhibition Bout

    Round
    2

    Time
    10.00

    Method
    Decision

    • Event

      The Ultimate Fighter Season 24

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      5-5 two rounds

    • Division

      125 lbs (56.7 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      126.0 lbs (57.2 kgs)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Terrence Mitchell

    13.07.2016 • The Ultimate Fighter Season 24 • Exhibition Bout

    Round
    1

    Time
    0.30

    Method
    KO/TKO

    • Event

      The Ultimate Fighter Season 24

    • Win

      Punch

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      5-5 two rounds

    • Division

      125 lbs (56.7 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      126.0 lbs (57.2 kgs)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Crisanto Pitpitunge

    18.03.2016 • PXC 52

    Round
    3

    Method
    KO/TKO

    11 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    8 - 4 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      PXC 52

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      125 lbs (56.7 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Josh Duenas

    04.12.2015 • PXC 50

    Round
    1

    Time
    1.28

    Method
    KO/TKO

    10 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    4 - 5 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      PXC 50

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      125 lbs (56.7 kg)

  • Kara-France VS Vince Masga

    04.12.2015 • PXC 50 • Status: cancelled

    10 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    6 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      PXC 50

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      125 lbs (56.7 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Shantaram Maharaj

    27.09.2015 • Bragging Rights 7

    Round
    1

    Time
    1.33

    Method
    KO/TKO

    9 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    10 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      Bragging Rights 7

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Co-Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      125 lbs (56.7 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Dindo Camansa

    01.06.2015 • Mixed Martial A'rr

    Round
    1

    Time
    0.12

    Method
    KO/TKO

    8 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      Mixed Martial A'rr

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      125 lbs (56.7 kg)

  • Kara-France VS Abdula Ataeu

    01.06.2015 • Mixed Martial A'rr • Status: cancelled

    8 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      Mixed Martial A'rr

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      125 lbs (56.7 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Ik Hwan Jang

    09.05.2015 • PRO Fighting 10

    Round
    1

    Time
    0.09

    Method
    KO/TKO

    7 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    1 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      PRO Fighting 10

    • Win

      Punch

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      135 lbs (61.2 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Ayideng Jumayi

    18.01.2015 • Kunlun Fight 18

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    7 - 5 - 0

    W-L-D

    4 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      Kunlun Fight 18

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      134 lbs (61.0 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Mark Striegl

    25.10.2014 • Malaysian Invasion 2

    Round
    1

    Time
    2.10

    Method
    Submission

    7 - 4 - 0

    W-L-D

    12 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      Malaysian Invasion 2

    • Win

      Rear Naked Choke

    • Billing

      Co-Main Event

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      135 lbs (61.2 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Gustavo Falciroli

    17.05.2014 • Australian FC 9

    Round
    1

    Time
    4.55

    Method
    Submission

    7 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    13 - 4 - 2

    W-L-D

    • Event

      Australian FC 9

    • Win

      Brabo Choke

    • Billing

      Co-Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      135 lbs (61.2 kg)

  • Kara-France VS Gustavo Falciroli

    21.02.2014 • Australian FC 8 • Status: cancelled

    7 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    13 - 4 - 2

    W-L-D

    • Event

      Australian FC 8

    • Billing

      Co-Main Event

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      135 lbs (61.2 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Tieying Wu

    25.01.2014 • Kunlun Fight 1

    Round
    3

    Time
    13.00

    Method
    Decision

    6 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      Kunlun Fight 1

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      132 lbs (60.0 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Gustavo Falciroli

    13.12.2013 • Australian FC 7

    Round
    2

    Time
    8.20

    6 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    13 - 4 - 2

    W-L-D

    • Event

      Australian FC 7

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      135 lbs (61.2 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Tieying Wu

    23.10.2013

    Round
    1

    Method
    Submission

    5 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Yudi Cahyadi

    29.09.2013

    Round
    3

    Method
    Decision

    4 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Ho Jun Kim

    04.08.2013 • PRO Fighting 8

    Round
    1

    Time
    3.44

    Method
    KO/TKO

    3 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      PRO Fighting 8

    • Win

      Head Kick

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      135 lbs (61.2 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Danaa Batgerel

    27.04.2013 • Legend FC 11

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    3 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    2 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      Legend FC 11

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      135 lbs (61.2 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      134.8 lbs (61.1 kgs)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Caleb Lally

    13.10.2012

    Round
    3

    Method
    Decision

    2 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    1 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Sam Chan

    24.08.2012 • Legend FC 10

    Round
    1

    Time
    3.21

    Method
    Submission

    1 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    4 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      Legend FC 10

    • Win

      Guillotine Choke

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      135 lbs (61.2 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Augustin Delarmino Jr.

    30.03.2012 • Legend FC 8

    Round
    3

    Time
    10.29

    Method
    KO/TKO

    1 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    6 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      Legend FC 8

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      135 lbs (61.2 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Chad George

    02.12.2011

    Round
    1

    Method
    KO/TKO

    1 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    12 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Kara-France VS Ray Kaitiana

    27.11.2010

    Round
    1

    Method
    KO/TKO

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

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