UFC Fight Night 142 takes place at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre on Sunday December 2. Three bouts featured on the card have been announced to date. The main event is yet to be set.
The lightweight battle between Iranian-Australian Ashkan Mokhtarian and Kai Kara-France of New Zealand has been formally announced by the promotion on Tuesday (via Twitter). The Newshub was the first to reveal the contest earlier this month.
Ashkan Mokhtarian (13-3) makes his third UFC appearance. His first two bouts ended in favor of Ryan Benoit and John Moraga. Before that won six bouts in a row.
Kai Kara-France (17-7) makes his UFC debut. He is riding a five-fight win streak.
Among other bouts featured on the UFC Adelaide fight card, Ben Ngyuen takes on Wilson Reis at lightweight. As well, Jim Crute faces Craig Paul at light heavyweight. Other matchups as well as the headline-bout are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
UFC Adelaide fight card
Light Heavyweight Jim Crute vs. Craig Paul
Flyweight Ben Nguyen vs. Wilson Reis
Flyweight Kai Kara-France vs. Ashkan Mokhtarian