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Who won Craig vs Antigulov?
Paul Craig beat Gadzhimurad Antigulov by submission in the 1st round during the main card of UFC Fight Island 3, on Saturday 25th July 2020 at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Craig vs Antigulov stats
Paul Craig stepped into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.
Gadzhimurad Antigulov made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 15 by submission.
The stats suggested Antigulov had an advantage in power over Craig, with a 20% knock out percentage over Craig's 8%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Craig had an advantage over Antigulov, with a 92% submission rate over Antigulov's 75%.
Paul Craig was the same age as Gadzhimurad Antigulov, at 36 years old.
Craig had a height advantage of 4 inches over Antigulov. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Craig was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 9 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 year and 10 months later than Antigulov, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 6 more professional rounds, 41 to Antigulov's 35.
Craig vs Antigulov form
Paul Craig had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Gadzhimurad Antigulov at UFC Fight Island 3 on 25th July 2020 by in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Mauricio Rua at UFC on ESPN+ 22 on 16th November 2019 by split draw in their 3 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Alonzo Menifield at UFC on ESPN 3 on 29th June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Target Center, Minneapolis, United States.
Before that, he had won against Kennedy Nzechukwu at UFC on ESPN 2 on 30th March 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia.
He had lost to Jimmy Crute at UFC Fight Night 142 on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Adelaide Entertainment Center, Adelaide, South Australia.
Craig's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
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