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Who won Rountree vs Craig?
Khalil Rountree beat Paul Craig by , during the main card of UFC Fight Night 113, on Sunday 16th July 2017 at SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Khalil Rountree.
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).
Rountree vs Craig stats
Khalil Rountree stepped into the ring with a record of 5 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Paul Craig made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Rountree had a massive power advantage over Craig, boasting at 60% knock out percentage over Craig's 11%.
Khalil Rountree was the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Craig had a height advantage of 2 inches over Rountree. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Rountree was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 9 months later than Craig, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 2 less professional rounds, 28 to Craig's 30.
Rountree vs Craig form
Paul Craig had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had drawn with Maur cio Rua at UFC on ESPN+ 22 on 16th November 2019 by split draw in their 3 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alonzo Menifield at UFC on ESPN 3 on 29th June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Target Center, Minneapolis, United States.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had lost to Jimmy Crute at UFC Fight Night 142 on 1st December 2018 by submission in the 3rd round at Adelaide Entertainment Center, Adelaide, South Australia.
He had been beaten by Khalil Rountree at UFC Fight Night 113 on 16th July 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow, Scotland.
Craig's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.