Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Askarov vs Kara-France?
Kai Kara France beat Askar Askarov by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC Fight Night Columbus, on Saturday 26th March 2022 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus.
The scorecards were announced as 28-29, 28-29, 28-29 in favor of winner Kai Kara France.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).
Askarov vs Kara-France stats
Askar Askarov stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Kai Kara France made his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested France had advantage in power over Askarov, with a 48% knock out percentage over Askarov's 29%.
Askar Askarov was the same age as Kai Kara France, at 29 years old.
Askarov had a height advantage of 2 inches over France. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Askarov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 year and 7 months later than France, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 33 less professional rounds, 40 to France's 73.
Askarov's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
France's last 3 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.