Kai Kara France's impressive UFC Shenzhen win has the Kiwi flyweight eyeing a spot on the UFC 243 card in Melbourne next month.
What's shaping as the biggest fight night in UFC history is headlined by New Zealanders and features several young Kiwi prospects on the undercard.
The main event sees UFC middleweight champion, New Zealand born Robert Whittaker defend his title against Auckland's own Israel Adesanya.
"The Last Stylebender" is on the precipice of global superstardom - a win on October 6 will ensure that happens.
His City Kickboxing teammate Dan 'Hangman' Hooker features in the co-main event when he takes on well-rounded lightweight contender Al Iaquinta.
Hooker looking for his sixth win in his last seven fights as he surges towards a UFC title shot.
But that's not it. Brad 'Quake' Riddell will make his UFC debut in Melbourne while Hamilton's own Luke Jumeau returns to the Octagon against Dhiego Lima.
Sky Sport combat sports analyst and former world kickboxing champion "Lightning" Mike Angove is the guest co-host on Fight Club this week.
Angove trains with several New Zealand's most talented fighters and he believes this is just the beginning.
Mike also looks at Joseph parker's upcoming heavyweight fight against Dereck Chisora and he previews this weekend's exciting King in the Ring tournament in Palmerston North.
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