Why is Moreno fighting for interim belt?

Why is Moreno fighting for interim belt?

Moreno, the first ever Mexican-born UFC champion, joined Glory MMA & Fitness in early 2022 after losing his flyweight championship to Brazilian Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 270 in January. The interim title was fought between Moreno and Kara-France due to Figueiredo’s injuries.

When did Kai Kara France start training?

Background. Kara-France started practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu at the age of 10 but stopped after two years. After being bullied for his small stature in high school – Mount Albert Grammar School – he started training mixed martial arts as a whole.

Who did Esparza lose the belt to?

Esparza beat Namajunas in the UFC’s first strawweight title fight in December 2014, only to lose the belt to Joanna Jędrzejczyk one fight later.

Does Moreno still have the belt?

Moreno was last in action at UFC 270 this past January, where he lost the flyweight title to Deiveson Figueiredo in the third match of their trilogy. The bout went five rounds where he lost the belt by unanimous decision.

What weight class is Kai France?

Kai made his UFC debut in 2018 in Adelaide, Australia where he won by decision and ended up getting the Fight of the Night bonus (USD$50K). As of 2022, Kai is ranked #3 in the UFC flyweight rankings.

How much did Kai Kara France make?

Kara France knocked out Rogerio Bontorin in the first round and secured a fight purse of $135,000 including a $50,000 performance of the night bonus. In one of the biggest fights of his career, Kai Kara Frace fought the former UFC bantamweight champion, Cody Garbrandt.