Pros react after Amir Albazi defeats Kai Kara-France at UFC Vegas 74

By Chris Taylor - June 3, 2023

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 74 event was headlined by a key flyweight contest featuring Kai Kara-France taking on Amir Albazi.

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Kara-France (24-11 MMA) was returning to action for the first time since UFC 277, where he had suffered a TKO loss to Brandon Moreno in a bout for the promotion‘s interim flyweight title. Prior to that setback, ‘Don’t Blink’ was riding a three-fight winning streak, which included knockout victories over Rogerio Bontorin and Cody Garbrandt.

Meanwhile, Amir Albazi (17-1 MMA) entered tonight’s headliner sporting a five-fight winning streak, his most recent being a knockout victory over Alessandro Costa this past December. ‘The Prince’ had gone 4-0 inside of the Octagon prior to tonight’s affair.

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 74 main event went the full twenty-five minutes. It was a back-and-forth affair that many fans and analysts had tied 2-2 headed into the fifth and final round. Although Kai Kara-France appeared to land the better volume of strikes throughout the final five minutes, it did not prove to be enough to get him the victory. Two of the three judges in attendance scored the contest in favor of Albazi, who walked away with the split decision win.

Official UFC Vegas 74 Results: Amir Albazi def. Kai Kara-France by split decision (47-48, 48-47, 48-47)

Check out how the pros reacted to ‘Kara-France vs. Albazi’ below:

Post-fight reactions to Amir Albazi defeating Kai Kara-France:

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