UFC on ESPN 33: Askarov vs Kara-France 03/26/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has another stacked fight card set to happen this Saturday, March 26. UFC on ESPN 32 will commence at the National Arena located in Columbus, Ohio. MMA fans have great options of experiencing the fights from Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. Chris Daukaus will look to make a huge jump in the UFC heavyweight division as he fights Curtis Blaydes in the main event. Askar Askarov will also compete in the main card against Kai Kara-France at flyweight. It is forecasted in UFC betting spreads that Kai Kara-France is the huge underdog against the rising Askar Askarov.
UFC on ESPN 33: Askarov vs Kara-France 03/26/2022
|When:||Saturday, March 26, 6:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio|
|TV:||Pay Per View|
|Stream:||UFC Fight Pass|
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UFC on ESPN 33: Askarov vs Kara-France 03/26/2022 Odds
Askar Askarov carries an interesting ring name as “Bullet” to describe his fast fighting style and this fighter came from Khasavyurt, Dagestan in Russia. He will be representing the Fighting Eagle MMA stable in this bout. Askarov is in the last year of his 30s at 29 years old and he has been naturally competing at the flyweight division. His professional MMA record is an unblemished 14-0 and half of his wins came from submissions. This fighter comes in as the second-ranked flyweight in the UFC with the hopes of getting a title shot for his next bout. His last match was against Joseph Benavides in UFC 259 and Askarov won that through a unanimous decision.
Kai Kara France
Kai Kara-France is a five-foot-five fighter and he came all the way from Auckland, New Zealand to be in this matchup. He has been busy polishing his MMA skills at the City Kickboxing fight stable. Kara-France is at his prime age of 28 years old and he resides in the men’s flyweight division. His professional record is at 23-9 and 11 of his wins came from knockouts while nine are decision victories. Since losing to Brandon Royval, Kara-France immediately bounced back by winning his next two matches. The first one is against Rogerio Bonton and the more recent was with Cody Garbrandt in UFC 269.
Askarov vs France Betting Numbers
|Record||14-0-1||23-9-0 (1 NC)|
|Win by KO/TKO||29%||48%|
|Win by Submission||50%||13%|
|Strikes landed per minute||3.38||5.09|
|Striking absorbed per minute||2.65||3.79|
Askarov vs Kara-France Betting Picks
With no fighter that has yet to figure out the complicated puzzle of competing against Askar Askarov, the best online sportsbook sees him staying undefeated after his match with Kai Kara-France. This should be another submission win for Askarov by the second round.