A flyweight division attraction is coming to UFC 234 according to NZ Stuff as Kai Kara-France is going to be in the Octagon against Raulian Paiva.
Kara-France (18-7-0-1NC) is currently undefeated under the UFC banner, having defeated Elias Garcia by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night Adelaide. Kara-France also competed on the UFC Ultimate Fighter 24, making it to the quarterfinals before losing to Alexandre Pantoja. Kara-France will enter the contest on the strength of a six fight winning streak and he hasn’t suffered a defeat in almost two years.
Paiva (18-1-0) is going to be making his UFC debut in the encounter and does so while on the strength of a twelve fight winning streak. Paiva has suffered just a single defeat as a professional MMA fighter and that came against Luan Lacerdo at Eco Fight Championship 15. Paiva has picked up eighteen victories as a professional MMA fighter and twelve of them have come by way of decision.
UFC 231 takes place on Saturday, February 9 from the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia with Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum headlining. Fightful is going to be providing live coverage of the event, with a post-show podcast to follow.