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Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Craig vs Borralho?
Paul Craig will face the challenge of Caio Borralho during the main card of UFC 301, on Saturday 4th May 2024 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Craig vs Borralho stats
Paul Craig steps into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 13 by submission.
Caio Borralho will make his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest Borralho has a slight advantage in power over Craig, with a 27% knock out percentage over Craig's 24%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Craig will have a massive advantage over Borralho, boasting at 76% submission rate over Borralho's 27%.
Paul Craig is the older man by 5 years, at 36 years old.
Craig has a height advantage of 5 inches over Borralho. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Craig is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 3 months earlier than Borralho, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 5 more professional rounds, 41 to Borralho's 36.
Craig vs Borralho form
Craig has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he lost to Brendan Allen at UFC Fight Night – Allen vs Craig on 18th November 2023 by in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
He had won against Nikita Krylov at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London.
Caio Borralho has beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Abusupiyan Magomedov at UFC Fight Night – Almeida vs. Lewis on 4th November 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Previous to that, he had beat Michal Oleksiejczuk at UFC Fight Night – Song vs. Simon on 29th April 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Makhmud Muradov at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Before that, he had won against Armen Petrosyan at UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev on 9th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
He had defeated Gadzhi Omargadzhiev at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2 on 16th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Caio Borralho has been fighting more than Paul Craig.
Paul Craig last fought 3 months and 10 days ago, while Caio Borralho's last outing was 3 months and 24 days ago.
Craig's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
Borralho's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Craig vs Borralho?
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Craig vs Borralho US streams
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UFC 301 Tickets
Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro
Show open: TBA
Main card starts: TBA
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