Jun 12 2021
Saturday

Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
14-4-0
KO 1
KO 1
8-0-0

The tape

36
Age
33
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
79.1" / 201 cm

Tape record

KOSUBSDSUBKO
Form
KONCUDKOKO
14
Wins
8
2
By KO
4
14
KO%
50
12
By SUB
0
86
SUB%
0
4
Loses
0
3
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
1
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2017
19
Bouts
9
30
Rounds
21
1 hours, 56 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 39 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Paul Craig vs Jamahal Hill report

Who won Craig vs Hill?

Paul Craig beat Jamahal Hill by knockout in the 1st round during the main card of UFC 263, on Saturday 12th June 2021 at Gila River Arena in Glendale.

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 Hill stats

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

Jamahal Hill made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 8 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by knock out.

This was Paul Craig's 18th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2016. Jamahal Hill marked his 9th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2020.

Paul Craig's UFC record stood at 9-8-1, while Jamahal Hill's came in at 6-2-0.

The stats suggested Hill had a massive power advantage over Craig, boasting a 50% knock out percentage over Craig's 14%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Craig had a massive advantage over Hill, boasting a 86% submission rate over Hill's 0%.

Paul Craig was the older man by 3 years, at 36 years old.

Hill had a height advantage of 1 inch over Craig. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Craig was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 years and 1 month earlier than Hill, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 9 more professional rounds, 43 to Hill's 34.

Craig vs Hill form

Craig had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Mauricio Rua at UFC 255 on 21st November 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Gadzhimurad Antigulov at UFC Fight Island 3 on 25th July 2020 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had lost to Alonzo Menifield at UFC on ESPN 3 on 29th June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Target Center, Minneapolis, United States.

He had defeated Kennedy Nzechukwu at UFC on ESPN 2 on 30th March 2019 by submission in the 3rd round at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia.

Activity check

Craig's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Hill's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.

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