Mar 30 2019
Saturday

Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
10-3-0
Sub 3
Sub 3
6-0-0

The tape

36
Age
32
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 5" / 196 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
83.1" / 211 cm

Tape record

SUBSUBKOKOSUB
Form
KOKOKOSDUD
10
Wins
6
1
By KO
4
10
KO%
67
9
By SUB
0
90
SUB%
0
3
Loses
0
2
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2016
13
Bouts
6
19
Rounds
12
1 hours, 9 minutes
Fight Time
47 minutes, 52 seconds

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Paul Craig vs Kennedy Nzechukwu report

Who won Craig vs Nzechukwu?

Paul Craig beat Kennedy Nzechukwu by submission in the 3rd round during the main card of UFC on ESPN 2, on Saturday 30th March 2019 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

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 Nzechukwu stats

Paul Craig stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.

Kennedy Nzechukwu made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 6 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.

Paul Craig's UFC record stood at 9-8-1, while Kennedy Nzechukwu's came in at 6-5-0.

The stats suggested Nzechukwu had a massive power advantage over Craig, boasting a 67% knock out percentage over Craig's 10%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Craig had a massive advantage over Nzechukwu, boasting a 90% submission rate over Nzechukwu's 0%.

Paul Craig was the older man by 4 years, at 36 years old.

Nzechukwu had a height advantage of 2 inches over Craig. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.

Craig was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 years and 2 months earlier than Nzechukwu, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 43 to Nzechukwu's 38.

Activity check

Craig's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Craig vs Nzechukwu?

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