Paul Craig

Paul Craig

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  • 15 - 4 - 1

    W-L-D

  • Age
    33
  • Height
    75.5 in 192 cm
  • Last Weigh-In
    204.5 lbs 93 kg
  • Reach
    76 in 193 cm
  • Leg reach
    43 in 109 cm
  • Scotland
  • Light Heavyweight Division
  • Style
    BJJ, Kickboxing
  • Born
    Airdrie, Scotland
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UFC London

04.09.21, London, England, UK

Paul Craig
  • Bouts20

  • Wins15

  • Losses4

  • Draws1

Paul Craig
Alexander Gustafsson
  • Bouts25

  • Wins18

  • Losses7

  • Draws0

Alexander Gustafsson

Statistics

Wins

  • KO/TKO

    3 (20%)

  • DEC

    0

  • SUB

    12 (80%)

Loss

  • KO/TKO

    3 (75%)

  • DEC

    0

  • SUB

    1 (25%)

  • 5:5522

    Avg fight time

    1010

    First round finishes

  • 8:168

    Average fight time in the UFC

    1010

    Number of fights in the UFC

  • 0.900.90

    Submission attempts per 15 min

    1.201.20

    Takedowns per bout

  • 1212

    Takedowns Landed

    4848

    Takedown Attempted

  • 25%25

    Successful takedown

    64%64

    Takedown Defense

  • 2.382.38

    Sig. strikes landed (per min)

    4.404.40

    Sig. strikes absorbed (per min)

  • 197197

    Sig. strikes landed

    399399

    Sig. strikes attempted

  • 49%49

    Accented punches accuracy

    52%52

    Sig. strikes defense

  • 400400

    Punches dealt

    630630

    Punches thrown

  • 63%63

    Striking Accuracy

    0.1010

    Knockdowns avg per fight

  • 0.3030

    Coup attempts per fight

Bout statistics by promotion

Promotion Bout
UFC 12
AMMA 1
BAMMA 2
FCC 1
FFC 2
FSC 1
UXC 1

Sig. strikes by position

  • Standing

    113 (57%)

  • Clinch

    41 (21%)

  • Ground

    43 (22%)

Head

103

52%

Body

63

32%

Legs

31

16%

PRO Results

  • Craig VS Alexander Gustafsson

    04.09.2021 • UFC Fight Night

    15 - 4 - 1

    W-L-D

    18 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Jamahal Hill

    12.06.2021 • UFC 263

    Round
    1

    Time
    1.59

    Method
    KO/TKO

    14 - 4 - 1

    W-L-D

    8 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 263

    • Win

      Arm Injury & Strikes from Guard

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      204.5 lbs (92.8 kgs)

    • Odds

      +220 Moderate Underdog

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

    Statistics Paul Craig
    • Total Strikes

      47

    • Sig. Strikes

      25

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      3

    • Rev.

      0

  • Craig VS Jamahal Hill

    20.03.2021 • UFC Fight Night • Status: cancelled

    14 - 4 - 1

    W-L-D

    8 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Mauricio Rua

    21.11.2020 • UFC 255

    Round
    2

    Time
    8.36

    Method
    KO/TKO

    13 - 4 - 1

    W-L-D

    27 - 11 - 1

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 255

    • Win

      Tapped to Strikes

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      205.5 lbs (93.2 kgs)

    • Odds

      -200 Moderate Favorite

    Statistics Paul Craig
    • Total Strikes

      88

    • Sig. Strikes

      57

    • Takedowns

      4

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      1

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Gadzhimurad Antigulov

    25.07.2020 • UFC Fight Night

    Round
    1

    Time
    2.06

    Method
    Submission

    12 - 4 - 1

    W-L-D

    20 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night

    • Win

      Triangle Choke

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      206.0 lbs (93.4 kgs)

    • Odds

      -160 Slight Favorite

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

    Statistics Paul Craig
    • Total Strikes

      7

    • Sig. Strikes

      5

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      1

    • Rev.

      0

  • Craig VS Ryan Spann

    21.03.2020 • UFC on ESPN+ 29 • Status: cancelled

    12 - 4 - 1

    W-L-D

    17 - 5 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC on ESPN+ 29

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Mauricio Rua

    16.11.2019 • UFC on ESPN+ 22

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    12 - 4 - 0

    W-L-D

    26 - 11 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC on ESPN+ 22

    • Win

      Split

    • Billing

      Co-Main Event

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      205.0 lbs (93.0 kgs)

    • Odds

      +200 Moderate Underdog

    Statistics Paul Craig
    • Total Strikes

      160

    • Sig. Strikes

      99

    • Takedowns

      1

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      1

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Vinicius Moreira

    21.09.2019 • UFC on ESPN+ 17

    Round
    1

    Time
    3.19

    Method
    Submission

    11 - 4 - 0

    W-L-D

    9 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC on ESPN+ 17

    • Win

      Rear Naked Choke

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      206.0 lbs (93.4 kgs)

    • Odds

      -125 Slight Favorite

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

    Statistics Paul Craig
    • Total Strikes

      43

    • Sig. Strikes

      27

    • Takedowns

      1

    • Knockdowns

      1

    • Submission

      1

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Alonzo Menifield

    29.06.2019 • UFC on ESPN 3

    Round
    1

    Time
    3.19

    Method
    KO/TKO

    11 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    8 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC on ESPN 3

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      204.0 lbs (92.5 kgs)

    • Odds

      +250 Moderate Underdog

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

    Statistics Paul Craig
    • Total Strikes

      28

    • Sig. Strikes

      13

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Kennedy Nzechukwu

    30.03.2019 • UFC on ESPN 2

    Round
    3

    Time
    14.20

    Method
    Submission

    10 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    6 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC on ESPN 2

    • Win

      Triangle Choke

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      205.0 lbs (93.0 kgs)

    • Odds

      +145 Slight Underdog

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

    Statistics Paul Craig
    • Total Strikes

      83

    • Sig. Strikes

      77

    • Takedowns

      1

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      2

    • Rev.

      1

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Jim Crute

    01.12.2018 • UFC Fight Night 142

    Round
    3

    Time
    14.51

    Method
    Submission

    10 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    8 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night 142

    • Win

      Kimura

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      206.0 lbs (93.4 kgs)

    • Odds

      +245 Moderate Underdog

    Statistics Paul Craig
    • Total Strikes

      57

    • Sig. Strikes

      22

    • Takedowns

      3

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      1

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Magomed Ankalaev

    17.03.2018 • UFC Fight Night 127

    Round
    3

    Time
    14.59

    Method
    Submission

    9 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    9 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night 127

    • Win

      Triangle Choke

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      204.0 lbs (92.5 kgs)

    • Odds

      +550 Heavy Underdog

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

    Statistics Paul Craig
    • Total Strikes

      70

    • Sig. Strikes

      50

    • Takedowns

      2

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      1

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Khalil Rountree

    16.07.2017 • UFC Fight Night 113

    Round
    1

    Time
    4.56

    Method
    KO/TKO

    9 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    5 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night 113

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      204.0 lbs (92.5 kgs)

    • Odds

      +125 Slight Underdog

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Tyson Pedro

    04.03.2017 • UFC 209

    Round
    1

    Time
    4.10

    Method
    KO/TKO

    9 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    5 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 209

    • Win

      Elbows

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      204.0 lbs (92.5 kgs)

    • Odds

      +125 Slight Underdog

    Statistics Paul Craig
    • Total Strikes

      47

    • Sig. Strikes

      24

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Henrique da Silva

    17.12.2016 • UFC on FOX 22

    Round
    2

    Time
    6.59

    Method
    Submission

    8 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    12 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC on FOX 22

    • Win

      Armbar

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      204.0 lbs (92.5 kgs)

    • Odds

      +185 Slight Underdog

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

  • Craig VS Chris Fields

    10.09.2016 • BAMMA 26 • Status: cancelled

    8 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    11 - 7 - 1

    W-L-D

    • Event

      BAMMA 26

    • Title bout

      Champion — BAMMA Light Heavyweight Championship

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Marcin Łazarz

    14.11.2015 • BAMMA 23

    Round
    1

    Time
    3.51

    Method
    Submission

    7 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    8 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      BAMMA 23

    • Title bout

      Challenger — BAMMA Light Heavyweight Championship

    • Win

      Triangle Choke

    • Billing

      Co-Main Event

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      202.6 lbs (91.9 kgs)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Karl Moore

    19.09.2015 • BAMMA 22

    Round
    2

    Time
    5.42

    Method
    Submission

    6 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    5 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      BAMMA 22

    • Win

      Guillotine Choke

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      204.8 lbs (92.9 kgs)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Adam Wright

    20.06.2015 • Animalistic MMA

    Round
    1

    Time
    0.47

    Method
    Submission

    5 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      Animalistic MMA

    • Win

      Armbar

    • Billing

      Co-Main Event

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

  • Craig VS Michael McMullen

    06.06.2015 • On Top • Status: cancelled

    5 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      On Top

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      207 lbs (94.0 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Andrej Bochorz

    11.04.2015 • FightStar Championship 5

    Round
    1

    Time
    2.37

    Method
    Submission

    4 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      FightStar Championship 5

    • Title bout

      Vacant — FSC Vacant Light Heavyweight Championship

    • Win

      D'arce Choke

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

  • Craig VS James Hurrell

    11.04.2015 • FightStar Championship 5 • Status: cancelled

    4 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    7 - 4 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      FightStar Championship 5

    • Title bout

      Vacant — FSC Vacant Light Heavyweight Championship

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Dan Konecke

    13.09.2014 • First Fighting Championship

    Round
    1

    Time
    4.18

    Method
    KO/TKO

    3 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    2 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      First Fighting Championship

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

  • Craig VS Ryan Salamagnou

    13.09.2014 • First Fighting Championship • Status: cancelled

    3 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    2 - 3 - 1

    W-L-D

    • Event

      First Fighting Championship

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Jon Ferguson

    21.06.2014 • Full Contact Contender 10

    Round
    1

    Time
    1.50

    Method
    Submission

    2 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    1 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      Full Contact Contender 10

    • Win

      Triangle Choke

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Antonio Braga

    01.03.2014 • UXC 2

    Round
    1

    Time
    2.41

    Method
    Submission

    1 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UXC 2

    • Win

      Triangle Choke

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

  • Craig VS Sean Crowe

    01.03.2014 • UXC 2 • Status: cancelled

    1 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    1 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UXC 2

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Craig VS Brad Carter

    24.08.2013 • First Fighting Championship 3

    Round
    1

    Time
    2.00

    Method
    Submission

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 4 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      First Fighting Championship 3

    • Win

      Triangle Choke

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

  • Craig VS Brett McDermott

    24.08.2013 • First Fighting Championship 3 • Status: cancelled

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    1 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      First Fighting Championship 3

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      205 lbs (93.0 kg)

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