Albazi (17-1 MMA, 5-0 UFC) was awarded a debated split decision nod over Kai Kara-France (24-1 MMA, 7-4 UFC) in their UFC on ESPN 45 flyweight showdown at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, and with that he remained undefeated through his promotional tenure.
Many people felt the judges got it wrong, but Albazi came out confident in the result and turned his attention to a championship fight at 125 pounds.
The question is: Does he deserve it given the thin queue of contenders in the weight class and the fact he now has the name of a highly ranked contender on his resume?
Watch the video above for thoughts and analysis on Albazi’s future after his UFC on ESPN 45 victory.
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