Jul 30 2022
Saturday

Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States

UFC 277
5 rounds contest @ Flyweight
19-6-2

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US - TBC / UK - TBC

24-9-0

Belts on The Line

Vacant UFC Interim Flyweight Championship

The tape

28
Age
29
5' 7" / 170 cm
Height
5' 4" / 163 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
66.5" / 169 cm

Full record

UD 5SUB 3MD 5SD 3KO 4
Form
UD 3KO 1SUB 2UD 3
19
Wins
24
3
By KO
11
16
KO%
46
11
By Sub
3
58
SUB%
13
6
Losses
9
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
3
2
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2010
27
Bouts
34
70
Rounds
70
5 hours, 9 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 49 minutes

Current rankings @ Flyweight

1
UFC
2
-
Bellator
-
2
Tapology
3

Brandon Moreno vs Kai Kara France preview

When is Moreno vs Kara-France II?

Brandon Moreno is set to square off against Kai Kara France, as the co-main event of UFC 277, on Saturday 30th July 2022 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The fight is scheduled for 5 rounds in the Flyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 125 pounds (8.9 stone or 56.7 KG).

This contest is for the vacant UFC flyweight championship.

Moreno vs Kara-France II stats

Brandon Moreno steps into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 6 loses and 2 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.

Kai Kara France will make his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggest France has a large advantage in power over Moreno, boosting at 46% knock out percentage over Moreno's 16%.

Brandon Moreno is the younger man by 1 year, at 28 years old.

Moreno has a height advantage of 3 inches over France. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Moreno is arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 5 months later than France, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought the same amount of professional rounds, 70 to France's 70.

Moreno vs Kara-France II form

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

In his last fight, he lost to Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 270 on 22nd January 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Glendale.

Going into that contest, he had drawn with Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 256 on 12th December 2020 by majority draw in their 5 round contest in their UFC Flyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had drawn with Askar Askarov at UFC on ESPN+ 17 on 21st September 2019 by split draw in their 3 round contest at Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico.

He had beat Maikel P rez at LFA 69 on 7th June 2019 by knockout in the 4th round in their LFA Flyweight championship fight at Morongo Casino Resort & Spa, Cabazon, United States.

Activity check

Moreno's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

France's last 4 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

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