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UFC 253 results: Brandon Royval submits Kai Kara-France after wild brawl

Brandon Royval continued his hot run in the UFC on Saturday.

The rising flyweight contender picked up another submission win when he stopped Kai Kara-France in the second round of their main card contest at UFC 253 in Abu Dhabi.

Royval (12-4 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and Kara-France (21-9 MMA, 4-2 UFC) went toe-to-toe in a wild brawl that had both fighters hurt and dropped at multiple times in the first round. The high-paced action carried over to Round 2. The flyweights continued to deliver one of the better fights of the night.

In a takedown attempt by Kara-France, Royval was able to lock up a guillotine choke and end the fight at the 0:48 mark of the second roundn.

It was Royval’s second win in the UFC. The 28-year-old fighter made his promotional debut in May and submitted former title challenger Tim Elliott in the second round. Royval is on a four-fight wining streak. Kara-France now finds himself on a 1-2 run after the loss to Royval. He outpointed Tyson Nam in his most recent contest.

Up-to-the-minute UFC 253 results include:

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