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Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Allen vs Craig?
Brendan Allen will square off against Paul Craig in the main event of UFC Fight Night – Allen vs Craig, on Saturday 18th November 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The fight will take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Allen vs Craig stats
Brendan Allen steps into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 13 by submission.
Paul Craig will make his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 13 by submission.
The stats suggest Craig has a slight advantage in power over Allen, with a 24% knock out percentage over Allen's 23%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Craig will have an advantage over Allen, with a 76% submission rate over Allen's 59%.
Brendan Allen is the younger man by 8 years, at 27 years old.
Craig has a height advantage of 1 inch over Allen. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Allen is arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 11 months later than Craig, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 19 more professional rounds, 57 to Craig's 38.
Allen vs Craig form
Brendan Allen has beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Bruno Silva at UFC Fight Night – Emmett vs. Topuria on 24th June 2023 by in the 1st round at : VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against André Muniz at UFC Fight Night – Krylov vs Spann on 25th February 2023 by in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan on 1st October 2022 by in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Jacob Malkoun at UFC 275 on 11th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
He had won against Sam Alvey at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Craig has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated André Muniz at UFC Fight Night London – Aspinall vs. Tybura on 22nd July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Johnny Walker at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Volkan Oezdemir at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The O2, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had defeated Nikita Krylov at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by submission in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London.
He had beat Jamahal Hill at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
In terms of recent activity, Brendan Allen has been fighting more than Paul Craig.
Brendan Allen last fought 2 months and 30 days ago, while Paul Craig's last outing was 2 months and 1 day ago.
Allen's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
Craig's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Allen vs Craig?
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Allen vs Craig US streams
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