Paul Craig kicked off the primary card of UFC 263 with a win over Jamahal Hill.
Paul Craig got here into the battle well-known for his elite grappling abilities and didn’t disappoint towards the all the time harmful Jamahal Hill.
Hill tried to maintain the battle standing in the beginning of the spherical, however Craig was in a position to get the battle to the bottom and had Hill in deep waters. Craig then proceeded to place Hill’s left arm in a good squeeze from the underside place, snapping his arm within the course of.
The battle arguably may’ve been stopped as quickly as Hill’s arm was utterly shattered, however Craig was in a position to get some ground-and-pound strikes off from the underside and the battle was stopped shortly after.
With a powerful efficiency, Paul Craig has the possibility to make a run within the UFC’s gentle heavyweight division
Craig got here into the bout having avenged an earlier draw towards former UFC champion Shogun Rua by knocking him out at UFC 255. Hill entered the octagon with an undefeated report of 8-0-1 together with a second-round knockout of Ovince Saint Preux at UFC Vegas 16.
In a matchup of ranked gentle heavyweights, Craig got here away with the win and can greater than probably get one other massive title for his subsequent battle.