"Don't Blink"


Stance: Orthodox
Division: Flyweight
Height: 5' 4"
Reach: 69"
Leg reach: 37.00
Weight: 125 lbs.
Team: Tiger Muay Thai (2012–2016)
Nationality: Auckland, New Zealand
Age: 30


Wins by KO: 11
Wins by submission: 3
Wins by decision: 9



Significant Strikes Attempted: 1651
Significant Strikes Landed: 656


Takedowns Attempted: 18


Kai Kara-France is a mixed martial artist, competing in the flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. His professional career began in 2014 and he has since established himself as one of the top fighters in his weight class. In 2021, Kai made history when he became the first New Zealand-born athlete to win an UFC title fight.

Born on October 5th, 1992 in Auckland, New Zealand, Kai Kara-France started off his early life playing rugby union for local teams before making a switch to MMA at age 16. After an impressive amateur career that featured 15 wins and just 2 losses, he transitioned into the professional ranks and quickly gained notoriety for his dynamic striking style and strong grappling abilities. He also developed close relationships with several legendary figures from Australia’s MMA scene including former champion Soa Palelei who taught him kickboxing techniques; Robert Whittaker who helped sharpen up his ground game; and Australian Top Team trainer Brad Riddell who remains one of Kai’s coaches today.

Kai debuted professionally on June 21st 2014 with a unanimous decision victory over Jeremy Kennedy at XFC 26: Victory Day in Brisbane, Australia – marking the start of what would become an incredible journey through multiple promotions across two countries including Cage Warriors FC (UK) & Legend Fighting Championships (China). During this period he amassed 12 victories while facing some of the toughest opponents available on both sides including winning fights against future UFC main carders Mark Abelardo & Shana Dobson respectively via TKO/KO stoppage & split decision by judges’ scorecards after three rounds!

In 2017 he signed with Warrior Fight Series which provided him much needed exposure back home as well as abroad – resulting from their partnership agreement with UFC Fight Pass streaming service platform allowing international viewers access to every event broadcasted live online! This gave way for further opportunities such as being invited down under by City Kickboxing gym where current Flyweight/Bantamweight kingpin Israel Adesanya trains alongside other champions like Alexander Volkanovski or Dan Hooker amongst others… From there it wasn’t long before ‘The Last Samurai’ got picked up by The Ultimate Fighting Championship organisation which eventually led towards signing official contracts after numerous bouts inside octagon cages worldwide culminating most recently against Brandon Moreno during November 2020’s ‘UFC 256′ PPV event held Las Vegas Nevada USA!

Winning this fight earned him not only another victory but also ‘Fight Of The Night’ bonus award plus extra points towards upcoming feather weight rankings should decide pursue further advancement within competitive fighting world… Overall so far has won 20 matches out 28 while suffering single defeat throughout entire career thus far – proving himself resilient athlete capable achieving high levels success no matter how tough challenge may appear be – always pushing forward strive best possible performance either solo or part team effort alongside coaching staff support system behind each training camp preparation leading big nights like these!

Fight History

Amir Albazi
Kai Kara-France: Defeated
by Split Decision in Round 5
Sat. Jun 03, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Kara-France vs. Albazi
Brandon Moreno
Kai Kara-France: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 3 @ 4:34
Sat. Jul 30, 2022
UFC 277: Pena vs. Nunes 2
Askar Askarov
Kai Kara-France: Winner
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Mar 26, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Daukaus
Cody Garbrandt
Kai Kara-France: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 1 @ 3:21
Sat. Dec 11, 2021
UFC 269: Oliveira vs. Poirier
Rogerio Bontorin
Kai Kara-France: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 1
Sat. Mar 06, 2021
UFC 259: Adesanya vs. Blachowicz
Brandon Royval
Kai Kara-France: Defeated
by Submission in Round 2
Sat. Sep 26, 2020
UFC 253: Adesanya vs. Costa
Tyson Nam
Kai Kara-France: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Feb 22, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Felder vs. Hooker
Brandon Moreno
Kai Kara-France: Defeated
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Dec 14, 2019
UFC 245: Usman vs. Covington
Mark De La Rosa
Kai Kara-France: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Aug 31, 2019
UFC FN: Andrade vs. Zhang
Raulian Paiva
Awaiting Outcome
Sat. Feb 09, 2019
UFC 234


What Is Kai Kara-France's Record?
Kai Kara-France's record is 24-11-0 with 1 No Contest.

Who Is Kai Kara-France's Next Opponent In His Upcoming Fight?
Kai Kara-France's next opponent in his upcoming fight is Manel Kape.

What Is The Height Of Kai Kara-France?
UFC fighter Kai Kara-France stands at a height of 5′ 4″.

Who Is Kai Kara-France In UFC?
Kai Kara-France is a professional mixed martial artist from New Zealand who competes in the Flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship and is currently ranked #4 in the UFC flyweight rankings as of December 2023.

Who Won The Fight Between Kai Kara-France And Manel Kape?

Who Won The Fight Between Kai Kara-France And Brandon Moreno?
Brandon Moreno won the fight against Kai Kara-France on July 31, 2022, by a third-round TKO.

Who Was Kai Kara-France's Last Opponent In His Most Recent Fight?
As a UFC journalist, I am unable to provide the name of Kai Kara-France's most recent opponent due to the context given. It's unknown.

Who Won The Fight Between Kai Kara-France And Amir Albazi?
Amir Albazi won the fight against Kai Kara-France at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 4, 2023, by way of a split decision.

Who Is Kai Kara-France's Wife?
Kai Kara-France's wife is Chardae.

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