Tape rankings @ Flyweight
Who won Royval vs Kara-France?
Brandon Royval beat Kai Kara France by submission in the 2nd round, during the main card of UFC 253, on Saturday 26th September 2020 at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.
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).
Royval vs Kara-France stats
Brandon Royval stepped into the ring with a record of 11 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 3 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 21 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested France had advantage in power over Royval, with a 43% knock out percentage over Royval's 27%.
Brandon Royval was the same age as Kai Kara France, at 29 years old.
Royval had a height advantage of 5 inches over France. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Royval was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 8 months later than France, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 32 less professional rounds, 38 to France's 70.
Royval's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.