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UFC 277: Brandon Moreno could face Kai Kara-France for the interim flyweight championship

ANDhe mexican Brandon Moreno, former UFC flyweight champion, Already would have a rival after the injury of Deiveson Figueiredo and could face New


ANDhe mexican Brandon Moreno, former UFC flyweight champion, Already would have a rival after the injury of Deiveson Figueiredo and could face New Zealanders Kai Kara-France by the interim belt of flyweight at UFC 277, according to the journalist Ariel Helwani.

Figueiredo, current Brazilian champion, who regained his title last January He will not be able to fight against the Mexican due to problems with a finger on his right hand.

While Kai Kara-France has on his account three consecutive wins in the UFC against Rogrio Bontorin, Cody Garbrandt and Askar Askarov, placing second in the division, just behind ‘The Assassin Baby’.

Moreno already defeated Kara-France in a first fight at UFC 245 in December 2019 by unanimous decision. The Mexican will come to this fight after a loss to Figueiredo by unanimous decision at lose his flyweight title in January at UFC 270.

They had previously fought at UFC 263 where ‘The Assassin Baby’ won by submission and at UFC 256 where they fought to a majority draw.

The New Zealander last fought in March, defeating Askar Askarov by unanimous decision, prior to that fight he obtained a knockout against former champion Cody Garbrandt.