UFC 253: Kara-France vs Royval 09/26/2020 Predictions, Previews and Spread

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UFC 253 Kara-France vs Royval 09-26-2020 Predictions Previews and Spread

UFC 253: Kara-France vs Royval 09/26/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is saving the best for last as they return to “Fight Island this Saturday, September 26 for UFC 253. This will be at the Flash Forum, Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE and viewing options for fight fans will be through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. Two championship belts are on the line as Israel Adensaya defends his middleweight title while Jan Blachowicz and Dominick Reyes battle for the vacant light heavyweight championship. The main card will also feature flyweight action between Kai Kara-France and Brandon Royval. For this fight, UFC Live Betting see 7th ranked flyweight Kai Kara-France will continue to climb the rankings and take this win over Brandon Royval.

UFC 253: Kara-France vs Royval 09/26/2020

When: Saturday, September 26, 10:00 PM ET
Where: Flash Forum, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 253: Kara-France vs Royval 09/26/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Kai Kara-France -240 Brandon Royval +190

Main Card

Kai Kara-France

Kai Kara-France is a young 27-year-old Kiwi fighter that came all the way from Auckland, New Zealand. He is known inside the cage as “Don’t Blink” and stands a five-foot-five. This flyweight trains at the City Kickboxing fight team. France now has a 21-8 professional MMA record and he has nine wins through knockouts, three by submission and the rest were decisions. He has been in the UFC since December 2018 and has only lost once in his five matches in the organization. His last fight happened in UFC Fight Night 168 in February 168. He was put inside the same cage as Tyson Nam and he took him to a full three rounds and earn the win through the judges’ scorecards.

Brandon Royval

Brandon Royval is a 28-year-old fighter and he hails from Englewood, Colorado in the USA. He takes the ring name of “Raw Dawg” and this five-foot-seven flyweight gets his skills polished at Factory X. Royal now has an 11-4 professional MMA record and 64% of is wins are through submissions while 27% are from knockouts. He has only one fight in the UFC and he impressed by putting Tim Elliot in an arm-triangle choke for the win on UFC on ESPN 9 just this May 2020. Before coming to the UFC, the Legacy Fighting Alliance where he had six fights and won four of them. He also fought in various organizations such as the World Series of Fighting, Combate Americas, SCL and Kick Down MMA. 

Kara-France vs Royval Betting Numbers

Record 21.8.0 11.4.0
Last Fight Win Win
Country New Zealand USA
Height 5’4″ 5’9″
Weight (lbs) 125 lbs 125 lbs
Reach (inches) 69″ 68″
Win by KO/TKO 43% 27%
Win by Submission 14% 64%
Decisions 43% 9%
Strikes landed per minute 5.27 1.93
Striking accuracy 38% 48%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.79 2.05
Striking defense 67% 46%
Takedown average 0.60 1.81
Takedown accuracy 25% 100%
Takedown defense 90% 60%
Submission average 0.00 3.60

Kara-France vs Royval Betting Picks

With not much experience in the UFC, Brandon Royval is seen as a risky bet by Online Sportsbook against Kai-Kara France. This fight should be quick with Kara-France getting the victory by way of knockout.