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Who won Menifield vs Craig?
Alonzo Menifield beat Paul Craig by during the main card of UFC on ESPN 3, on Saturday 29th June 2019 at Target Center in Minneapolis.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Alonzo Menifield.
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).
Menifield vs Craig stats
Alonzo Menifield stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Paul Craig made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.
The stats suggested Menifield had a massive power advantage over Craig, boasting at 88% knock out percentage over Craig's 9%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Craig had a massive advantage over Menifield, boosting at 91% submission rate over Menifield's 13%.
Alonzo Menifield was the same age as Paul Craig, at 36 years old.
Craig had a height advantage of 3 inches over Menifield. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Menifield was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 year and 2 months later than Craig, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 11 less professional rounds, 30 to Craig's 41.
Menifield vs Craig form
Craig had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, 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.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had defeated Nikita Krylov at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by submission in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London.
He had beat Jamahal Hill at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
Craig's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
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