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Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
When is Craig vs Hill?
Paul Craig will square off against Jamahal Hill, during the main card of UFC 263, on Saturday 12th June 2021 in the United States.
The fight will take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Craig vs Hill 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.
Jamahal Hill will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 8 wins and 0 draws, with 4 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Hill has a massive power advantage over Craig, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Craig's 14%.
Paul Craig is the older man by 4 years, at 33 years old.
Hill has a height advantage of 1 inch over Craig. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Craig is 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 has fought 9 more professional rounds, 30 to Hill's 21.
Craig vs Hill form
Craig has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he won against Maur cio Rua on 21st November 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Gadzhimurad Antigulov on 25th July 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had drawn with Maur cio Rua on 16th November 2019 by split draw in their 3 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Before that, he had been beaten by Alonzo Menifield on 29th June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Target Center, Minneapolis, United States.
He had beat Kennedy Nzechukwu on 30th March 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia.
Craig's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
Hill's last 2 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 3 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.5 rounds on average.