UFC Adelaide: Mokhtarian vs. Kara-France expected at Fight Night 142

UFC Fight Night 142

UFC Fight Night 142 is held at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre on Sunday December 2. The event marks the second visit of theĀ Ultimate Fighting Championship to Australia this year, following UFC 221 held in February in Perth.

The first bout reportedly targeted for the upcoming event has been revealed earlier this week, featuring a flyweight battle between Ben Nguyen (16-7) and Wilson Reis (22-9). The main event is yet to be announced.

The new reports emerged on Wednesday with another flyweight bout expected on the card. According to Newshub Iranian-Australian Ashkan Mokhtarian (13-3) and Kai Kara-France (17-7) of New Zealand are scheduled to square off at UFC Adelaide.

Mokhtarian will be making his third UFC appearance. In his first two bouts he suffered the defeats against Ryan Benoit and John Moraga. Before that he was riding a six-fight win streak.

Kara-France makes his UFC debut. According to Stuff he signed with the leading MMA promotion in July, winning all five of his most recent bouts.

The fight has not yet been officially announced by the promotion.