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Paul Craig Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 16-5-1

Craig's head coach Brian Gallagher took him from no martial arts experience to 8–0 as an amateur, with each of his wins coming via first-round stoppage. As a professional, Craig went 8–0 over four years before being signed by the UFC.

Last Fight: Volkan Oezdemir
Age: 34
Height 6'4"
Weight 205 lbs
Nick Name: "Bearjew"
Nationality: Scotland
Association: Scottish Hit Squad
16 Wins
KO / TKO
3
18%
Submission
14
87%
Decisions
0
0%
5 Losses
KO / TKO
3
60%
Submission
1
20%
Decisions
1
20%

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Reach 76 in (193 cm)
Style Brazilian jiu-jitsu
Team Scottish Hit Squad
Rank Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Brian Gallacher
Years active 2013–present

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Paul Craig next fight?
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Paul Craig last fight?
Paul Craig lost his last fight against Volkan Oezdemir by Decision (Unanimous) on Jul. 23, 2022 at UFC Fight Night 208 - Blaydes vs. Aspinall.
Is Paul Craig retired?
Paul Craig last fought Volkan Oezdemir 2 months and 2 days ago, and should be considered active.
Should I bet on Paul Craig?
Paul Craig has a 76% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 30% of his fights.
Out of the 13 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -150 favorite, and out of 4 favored matches, he has won 75% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 9 matches, with a win rate of 55% and an odds average of +184.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 13 of Paul Craig betting fights, you would have made $746.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $471.
Where is Paul Craig from?
Paul Craig is from Coatbridge, Scotland.
Has Paul Craig ever been knocked out?
Paul Craig has lost 3 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by KO (Punches) from Alonzo Menifield on Jun. 29, 2019 at UFC on ESPN 3 - Ngannou vs. Dos Santos
How long has Paul Craig been fighting?
Paul Craig has been fighting for a period of 9 years 11 months and 2 days, his first fight was on Jul. 21, 2012 at TC 48 - Total Combat 48. He has accumalated roughly 2 hours, 22 minutes and 16 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Volkan Oezdemir UFC Fight Night 208 - Blaydes vs. Aspinall
Jul/23/2022
Decision (Unanimous) Lukasz Bosacki 3 5:00
win Nikita Krylov UFC Fight Night 204 - Volkov vs. Aspinall
Mar/19/2022
Submission (Triangle Choke) Lukasz Bosacki 1 3:57
win Jamahal Hill UFC 263 - Adesanya vs. Vettori 2
Jun/12/2021
TKO (Elbows and Punches) Al Guinee 1 1:59
win Mauricio Rua UFC 255 - Figueiredo vs. Perez
Nov/21/2020
TKO (Submission to Punches) Herb Dean 2 3:36
win Gadzhimurad Antigulov UFC on ESPN 14 - Whittaker vs. Till
Jul/25/2020
Submission (Triangle Choke) Marc Goddard 1 2:06
draw Mauricio Rua UFC Fight Night 164 - Blachowicz vs. Jacare
Nov/16/2019
Draw (Split) Jerin Valel 3 5:00
win Vinicius Moreira UFC Fight Night 159 - Rodriguez vs. Stephens
Sep/21/2019
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Dan Miragliotta 1 3:19
loss Alonzo Menifield UFC on ESPN 3 - Ngannou vs. Dos Santos
Jun/29/2019
KO (Punches) Herb Dean 1 3:19
win Kennedy Nzechukwu UFC on ESPN 2 - Barboza vs. Gaethje
Mar/30/2019
Submission (Triangle Choke) Keith Peterson 3 4:20
loss Jimmy Crute UFC Fight Night 142 - Dos Santos vs. Tuivasa
Dec/01/2018
Submission (Kimura) Steve Perceval 3 4:51
win Magomed Ankalaev UFC Fight Night 127 - Werdum vs. Volkov
Mar/17/2018
Submission (Triangle Choke) Marc Goddard 3 4:59
loss Khalil Rountree UFC Fight Night 113 - Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio
Jul/16/2017
KO (Punches) Leon Roberts 1 4:56
loss Tyson Pedro UFC 209 - Woodley vs. Thompson 2
Mar/04/2017
TKO (Elbows) Marc Goddard 1 4:10
win Henrique da Silva UFC on Fox 22 - VanZant vs. Waterson
Dec/17/2016
Submission (Armbar) Mike Beltran 2 1:59
win Marcin Lazarz BAMMA 23 - Night of Champions
Nov/14/2015
Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 3:51
win Karl Moore BAMMA 22 - Duquesnoy vs. Loughnane
Sep/19/2015
Submission (Guillotine Choke) 2 0:48
win Adam Wright Animalistic MMA - Rise of the Alpha
Jun/20/2015
Submission (Armbar) Jay Furness 1 0:47
win Andrzej Bachorz FSC - FightStar Championship 5
Apr/11/2015
Submission (Brabo Choke) Dean Weir 1 2:37
win Dan Konecke First Fighting Championship - Resurgance
Sep/13/2014
TKO (Punches) Dean Weir 1 4:18
win Jon Ferguson FCC 10 - Full Contact Contender 10
Jun/21/2014
Submission (Triangle Choke) Dean Weir 1 1:50
win Antonio Braga UXC - Underdog Xtreme Championships 2
Mar/01/2014
Submission (Triangle Choke) Neil Hall 1 2:41
win Brad Conway First Fighting Championship 3 - Prepare For Glory
Aug/24/2013
Submission (Triangle Choke) Dean Weir 1 2:00
win Jeff Metcalfe
Amateur Fight
SFC - Supremacy Fight Challenge 8
Nov/11/2012
Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 0:46
win Paul Bradshaw
Amateur Fight
MMATC - MMA Total Combat 50
Oct/06/2012
Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 2:41
win Gary Sivills
Amateur Fight
TC 48 - Total Combat 48
Jul/21/2012
Submission (Armbar) Trevor Mitchell 1 1:26