Sep 04 2021
Saturday

London, United Kingdom

UFC Fight Night London
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
Alexander Gustafsson
Gustafsson
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18-7-0

The tape

33
Age
34
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 5" / 196 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
79.1" / 201 cm

Full record

KO 1KO 2SUB 1SD 3KO 1
Form
SUB 1SUB 4KO 3KO 5
14
Wins
18
2
By KO
11
14
KO%
61
12
By Sub
3
86
SUB%
17
4
Losses
7
3
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
3
1
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2007
19
Bouts
25
30
Rounds
54
1 hours, 56 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 44 minutes

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

12
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
12
Tapology
-

Paul Craig vs Alexander Gustafsson preview

When is Craig vs Gustafsson?

Paul Craig is set to fight Alexander Gustafsson, during the main card of UFC Fight Night London, on Saturday 4th September 2021 in London.

The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Craig vs Gustafsson stats

Paul Craig steps into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.

Alexander Gustafsson will make his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggest Gustafsson has a massive power advantage over Craig, boosting at 61% knock out percentage over Craig's 14%.

Paul Craig is the younger man by 1 year, at 33 years old.

Gustafsson has a height advantage of 2 inches over Craig. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Craig is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 5 year and 9 months later than Gustafsson, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 24 less professional rounds, 30 to Gustafsson's 54.

Craig vs Gustafsson form

Craig has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he defeated Jamahal Hill at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Maur cio Rua at UFC 255 on 21st November 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Gadzhimurad Antigulov at UFC Fight Island 3 on 25th July 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he had drawn with Maur cio Rua at UFC on ESPN+ 22 on 16th November 2019 by split draw in their 3 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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.

Activity check

Craig's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.6 rounds on average.

Gustafsson's last 4 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.3 rounds on average.

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