Summer 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
17-7-1
5-0-0

The tape

36
Age
28
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Full record

SUB 3KO 2KO 1UD 3SUB 1
Form
KO 1SUB 1
17
Wins
5
4
By KO
2
24
KO%
40
13
By Sub
3
76
SUB%
60
7
Losses
0
4
Stopped
0
2
Tapped
0
1
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2022
25
Bouts
5
41
Rounds
5
2 hours, 39 minutes
Fight Time
5 minutes, 59 seconds

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Paul Craig vs Bo Nickal preview

When is Craig vs Nickal?

Paul Craig could potentially face Bo Nickal, in Summer 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Craig vs Nickal stats

Paul Craig would step 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.

Bo Nickal would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 5 wins and 0 draws, with 2 of those by knock out and 3 by submission.

The stats suggest Nickal would have an advantage in power over Craig, with a 40% knock out percentage over Craig's 24%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Craig would have an advantage over Nickal, with a 76% submission rate over Nickal's 60%.

Paul Craig is the older man by 8 years, at 36 years old.

Craig has a height advantage of 2 inches over Nickal. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.

Craig is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 8 years and 9 months earlier than Nickal, whose first professional fight was in 2022. He has fought 36 more professional rounds, 41 to Nickal's 5.

Craig vs Nickal 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 defeated 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 beat Nikita Krylov at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London.

Activity check

Craig's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

Nickal's last 2 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 1 month and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Craig vs Nickal?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Craig vs Nickal yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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