Amir Albazi secured a split decision victory over Kai Kara-France at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas.

The intense battle showcased Albazi's skills as he defeated a top-five ranked flyweight, marking a significant milestone in his career.

Despite his impressive performance, experts believe Albazi may not immediately receive a title shot.

Kara-France demonstrated commendable defense throughout the 25-minute contest, but the judges ultimately favored Albazi for his overall dominance.

Both fighters faced the challenge of fighting beyond three rounds for the first time,

with Albazi visibly slowing down in Round 4 and Kara-France showing an unexpected surge in speed.

The UFC, headquartered in Las Vegas, is the premier American mixed martial arts promotion owned by Zuffa, a subsidiary of Endeavor Group Holdings.

As of 2022, the UFC remains the world's largest MMA promotion, attracting a global fan base.