Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Kara-France vs Garbrandt?
Kai Kara France beat Cody Garbrandt by , during the main card of UFC 269, on Saturday 11th December 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 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).
Kara-France vs Garbrandt stats
Kai Kara France stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Cody Garbrandt made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Garbrandt had a massive power advantage over France, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over France's 45%.
Kai Kara France was the younger man by 2 years, at 28 years old.
Garbrandt had a height advantage of 4 inches over France. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
France was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 years and 1 month earlier than Garbrandt, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 35 more professional rounds, 67 to Garbrandt's 32.
Kara-France vs Garbrandt form
Cody Garbrandt had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Rob Font at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest in the United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Raphael Assuncao at UFC 250 on 6th June 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Pedro Munhoz at UFC 235 on 2nd March 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had lost to T. J. Dillashaw at UFC 227 on 4th August 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Staples Center, Los Angeles.
He had been beaten by T. J. Dillashaw at UFC 217 on 4th November 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Bantamweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
France's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
Garbrandt's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.