Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Flyweight
24-11-0
19-6-0

The tape

31
Age
30
5' 4" / 163 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
66.5" / 169 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm

Full record

SD 5KO 3UD 3KO 1SUB 2
Form
UD 3UD 3KO 1KO 1SD 3
24
Wins
19
11
By KO
11
46
KO%
58
3
By Sub
5
13
SUB%
26
11
Losses
6
3
Stopped
0
3
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2012
36
Bouts
25
78
Rounds
55
5 hours, 28 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 56 minutes

Current rankings @ Flyweight

4
UFC
6
-
Bellator
-
5
Tapology
6

Kai Kara France vs Manel Kape preview

When is Kara-France vs Kape?

Kai Kara France could potentially square off against Manel Kape, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would take place over 3 rounds in the Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

Kara-France vs Kape stats

Kai Kara France would step into the octagon with a record of 24 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Manel Kape would make his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.

The stats suggest Kape would have an advantage in power over France, with a 58% knock out percentage over France's 46%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Kape would have an advantage over France, with a 26% submission rate over France's 13%.

Kai Kara France is the older man by 1 year, at 31 years old.

Kape has a height advantage of 1 inch over France. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

France is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year and 5 months earlier than Kape, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 23 more professional rounds, 78 to Kape's 55.

Kara-France vs Kape form

France has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he lost to Amir Albazi at UFC Fight Night – Kara-France vs. Albazi on 3rd June 2023 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Brandon Moreno at UFC 277 on 30th July 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round in their championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Going into that contest, he had won against Askar Askarov at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Nationwide Arena, Columbus.

Before that, he had beat Cody Garbrandt at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had lost to Brandon Royval at UFC 253 on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Kape has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Felipe dos Santos at UFC 293 on 9th September 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.

Previous to that, he had defeated David Dvorak at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on 17th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against Zhalgas Zhumagulov at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Ode Osbourne at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Toyota Center, Houston.

He had been beaten by Matheus Nicolau at UFC Vegas 21 on 13th March 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Manel Kape has been fighting more than Kai Kara France.

Kai Kara France last fought 10 months and 4 days ago, while Manel Kape's last outing was 6 months and 29 days ago.

France's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Kape's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Kara-France vs Kape?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Kara-France vs Kape yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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