A light heavyweight bout between Paul Craig and Jamahal Hill kicks off tonight’s UFC 263 pay-per-view main card from Arizona.
Craig will enter tonight’s event sporting a four-fight unbeaten streak, his latest bout ending in a TKO victory over Shogun Rua at UFC 255. The Scottish standout has gone 4-1-1 over his past six Octagon appearances ahead of tonight’s contest.
Meanwhile, Jamahal Hill (8-0 MMA) will enter UFC 263 with hopes of keeping his perfect record in check. In his most recent effort this past September, ‘Sweet Dreams’ scored a second-round TKO victory over Ovince Saint Preux.
Round one begins and Hill quickly takes the center of the Octagon. He comes at Paul with a jab that misses. Both men land low kicks. Jamahal Hill continues to pressure Paul Craig. The Scottish fighter lands a front kick and then forces the clinch. He opts to pull guard and quickly locks up a submission. It is an armbar, he cranks on it. Hill pulls out but then gets locked back in. Paul Craig snaps Hill’s arm and then begins unloading elbows. This one is all over. WOW!
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) June 13, 2021
Official UFC 263 Result: Paul Craig def. Jamahal Hill via TKO in Round 1
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