Mauricio Rua
Rua
Brazil flag
Nov 16 2019
Saturday

Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
26-11-0
SD 3
SD 3
12-4-0

The tape

42
Age
36
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Tape record

KOKOKOSDUD
Form
SUBKOSUBSUBSUB
26
Wins
12
21
By KO
1
81
KO%
8
1
By SUB
11
4
SUB%
92
11
Loses
4
5
Stopped
3
3
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2002
Debut
2013
37
Bouts
16
73
Rounds
24
5 hours, 19 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 30 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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Mauricio Rua vs Paul Craig report

Who won Rua vs Craig?

Mauricio Rua drew with Paul Craig by split draw in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC on ESPN+ 22, on Saturday 16th November 2019 at Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo.

The scorecards were announced, meaning it was a split draw.

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).

Rua vs Craig stats

Mauricio Rua stepped into the octagon with a record of 26 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, 21 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 12 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 11 by submission.

Paul Craig marked his 18th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2016.

Mauricio Rua's UFC record stood at 11-12-1, while Paul Craig's came in at 9-8-1.

The stats suggested Rua had a massive power advantage over Craig, boasting a 81% knock out percentage over Craig's 8%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Craig had a massive advantage over Rua, boasting a 92% submission rate over Rua's 4%.

Mauricio Rua was the older man by 6 years, at 42 years old.

Craig had a height advantage of 2 inches over Rua. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Rua was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 10 years and 9 months earlier than Craig, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 42 more professional rounds, 85 to Craig's 43.

Activity check

Rua's last 3 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 2 months and 30 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 5 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

Craig's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Rua vs Craig?

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