The Las Vegas-based promotion recently announced the pairing. UFC
259 takes place on March 6 in Las Vegas and is headlined by a light
heavyweight championship clash between Jan
Blachowicz and Israel
Kara-France went 1-1 in UFC competition in 2020, outpointing
Nam at UFC Fight Night 168 before being submitted by Brandon
Royval at UFC 253. The City Kickboxing member is 4-2 in the
Octagon and 21-9 over the course of a professional tenure that
began in 2010.
Bontorin, meanwhile, earned triumphs against Magomed
Bibulatov and Raulian
Paiva in his first two promotional appearances before falling
Borg via unanimous decision in his most recent outing at UFC
Fight Night 167 last February. The 28-year-old Brazilian is 16-2
with 1 no contest as a professional overall.