Kara-France and Rogerio Bontorin are set to fight at the UFC 259 on March 6. MMA franchise and media, Combate reported this matchup on Thursday. With the hype building around March 6, the UFC is looking to make this fight card as interesting as it can get. Kara-France and Rogerio Bontorin the flyweight stars are coming off a loss.
Kara-France lost to Brandon Royval at UFC 253. That defeat was humiliating to the Kiwi national. Brandon beat Kara-France by second-round guillotine choke submission. Kara-France won his first three UFC bouts. Those three wins came off against Mark De La Rosa, Raulian Paiva, and Elias Garcia.
Bontorin on the other hand suffered his first-ever UFC loss to Ray Borg. Bontorin star lost via decision in a 128-pound catchweight bout last February. The #8 Brazilian also holds a win over Paiva. He won his UFC debut in February 2019 over Magomed Bibulatov by a split decision.
Dana White’s Contender series helped sign the Brazilian star.
UFC 259 headlined by Jan Blachowicz and Israel Adesanya
Jan Blachowicz and middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will be headlining the UFC 259. If Adesanya wins he might become the fourth man to be champion in two divisions simultaneously. He’d be following Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier, Amanda Nunes, and Henry Cejudo.
This will be the sixth time in UFC history that champions in different divisions will be fighting for the same title. The Women’s featherweight between Amanda Nunes and Megan Anderson will also headline the event.