Kai Kara-France vs Amir Albazi: start time, undercard, TV channel and streaming info for UFC on ESPN 46
30 year-old New Zealander Kai Kara-France is currently the UFC number one in the Flyweight rankings. He takes on Amir Albazi, nicknamed ‘The Prince’, in an eagerly anticipated bout at UFC on ESPN 46.
Kara-France will be seeking to recover after his defeat to Brandon Moreno at UFC 277 in July 2022. Amir Albazi, on the other hand, is looking for a sixth successive victory.
WHO ELSE IS ON THE FIGHT CARD?
Aside from Kai Kara-France vs Amir Albazi, there are 12 other fights on the card:
- Alex Caceres vs Daniel Pineda (Featherweight)
- Jim Miller vs Jesse Butler (Lightweight)
- Tim Elliott vs Victor Souza (Flyweight)
- Abubakar Nurmagomedov vs Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos (Welterweight)
- Jamie Mullarkey vs Muhammadjon Naimov (Lightweight)
- John Castaneda vs Mateus Mendonca (Bantamweight)
- Andrei Arlovski vs Don’Tale Mayes (Heavyweight)
- Elise Reed vs Jinh Yu Frey (Women’s Strawweight)
- Daniel Santos vs Johnny Munoz Jr. (Bantamweight)
- Da’Mon Blackshear vs Luan Lacerda (Bantamweight)
- Philipe Lins vs Maxim Grishin (Light Heavyweight)
WHERE IS THE FIGHT TAKING PLACE?
The fight is taking place at the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada, USA
WHEN IS UFC ON ESPN 46?
UFC on ESPN 46 is taking place on Saturday 3rd June, 2023.
WHAT TIME IS THE CAGE WALK FOR KAI KARA-FRANCE VS AMIR ALBAZI?
The preliminary card is expected to start at 6pm ET in the US (11pm in the UK), while the main card is due to begin at around 9pm ET in the US, and 2am in the UK.
With that in mind, Kai Kara-France vs Amir Albazi is expected to start around 11.25pm ET in the US / 4.25am UK time, although this is only an approximation.
WHAT TV CHANNELS & STREAMING PLATFORMS ARE SHOWING UFC ON ESPN 46?
The preliminary card can be watched on ESPN/ESPN+ and UFC Fight Pass, while the main card can be watched exclusively on ESPN+.
UK fight fans can watch the whole event on BT Sport, while the preliminary card can also be streamed on UFC Fight Pass.
WHAT ARE THEIR FIGHT RECORDS?
After 35 fights in his MMA career, Kai Kara-France has 24 wins, ten defeats and one fight ending in a no contest. Amir Albazi, on the other hand, has 16 victories and one loss so far.