How to watch and stream UFC Fight Night: Kara-France vs. Albazi -- plus analysis and betting advice

Kai Kara-France will be looking to get back on track when he faces Amir Albazi on Saturday. Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

Kai Kara-France meets Amir Albazi in the flymweight main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas.

The main card at the UFC Apex is on ESPN and ESPN+ at 9 p.m. ET, preceded by prelims on ESPN+ at 6 p.m.

Kara-France (24-10, 1 NC) most recently fought last July, dropping an interim title bout to Brandon Moreno via third-round TKO. Prior to that, Kara-France had won three in a row. He is No. 4 in the ESPN men's flyweight rankings.

The 10th-ranked Albazi (16-1) has won five straight, most recently a third-round KO of Alessandro Costa in December.

How to watch the fights

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Saturday's UFC fight card

ESPN/ESPN+, 9 p.m. ET
Men's flyweight: Kai Kara-France vs. Amir Albazi
Men's featherweight: Alex Caceres vs. Daniel Pineda
Lightweight: Jim Miller vs. Jesse Butler
Men's flyweight: Tim Elliott vs. Victor Altamirano
Women's flyweight: Karine Silva vs. Ketlen Souza
Welterweight: Abubakar Nurmagomedov vs. Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET
Men's bantamweight: Daniel Santos vs. Johnny Munoz
Heavyweight: Andrei Arlovski vs. Don'Tale Mayes
Men's bantamweight: John Castaneda vs. Mateus Mendonca
Lightweight: Jamie Mullarkey vs. Guram Kutateladze
Strawweight: Elise Reed vs. Jinh Yu Frey
Men's bantamweight: Da'Mon Blackshear vs. Luan Lacerda
Light heavyweight: Philipe Lins vs. Max Grishin

Ian Parker's betting tip

This should be a fast-paced bout. There is a lot on the line here for both fighters. Kara-France has an opportunity to derail the Albazi hype train and get back into the title picture. And for Albazi, a win over a former title challenger can help him move up in the rankings. The biggest difference is Albazi's elite grappling. If Kara-France has trouble keeping the fight at a distance, he could have problems early and often. Granted, the level of competition between the two is also large margins apart, but I can't ignore the clinch work and ground game of Albazi that plays into the weakness of Kara-France.

For Parker's suggested bets on the main event and other fights on Saturday's card, check out the ESPN+ expert picks and best bets article (link below). It also features analysis by Xtreme Couture MMA coach Eric Nicksick as well as ESPN's other betting expert, Reed Kuhn.

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UFC Fight Night expert picks and best bets: Can Albazi beat Kai Kara-France to enter title contention?