Paul Craig

Paul "Bearjew" Craig

First Name: Paul Last Name: Craig
Nickname: Bearjew
Date of Birth: Nov 27, 1987 Age: 36
Weight: 93.0 Height: 193.0
Reach: 0.0
Location: Coatbridge, Scotland
Hometown: Coatbridge, Scotland
Fighting Styles:
Affiliations: Scottish Hit Squad
Fight Stats
Record 20 - 7 - 1 Last 5 Fights
Total Fights 28 fights Professional Fights 28 fights
Amateur Fights 0 fights Years Fighting 11 years
Days Last Fought 105 days Rounds Fought 44 rounds
Finish Wins 20 finishes Finish Losses 6 finish losses
Finish Win Percentage 100 % Finish Loss Percentage 85 %
Knockout Wins 0 KOs Knockout Losses 2 KO losses
TKO Wins 4 TKOs TKO Losses 2 TKO losses
KO/TKO Win Percentage 20 % KO/TKO Loss Percentage 57 %
Submission Wins 16 subs Submission Losses 2 sub losses
Submission Win Percentage 80 % Submission Loss Percentage 28 %
Decision Wins 0 decision wins Decision Losses 1 decision losses
Decision Win Percentage 0 % Decision Loss Percentage 14 %
Unanimous Decision Wins 0 UD wins Unanimous Decision Losses 1 UD losses
Split Decision Wins 0 SD wins Split Decision Losses 0 SD losses

Upcoming Fight

Paul Craig

(20 - 7 - 1)

UFC 301

May 04, 2024 Saturday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Caio Borralho

(16 - 1, 1 NC)

Professional Fights

Paul Craig
Loss

Paul Craig

(20 - 6 - 1)

UFC Fight Night 232

November 18, 2023 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 3 Time: 0:38

Brendan Allen
Win

Brendan Allen

(27 - 5)
Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(19 - 6 - 1)

UFC Fight Night 224

July 22, 2023 Saturday
12 PM ET / 9 AM PT

02 Arena, London, Greater London, England

TKO (Elbows) Round: 2 Time: 4:40

Andre Muniz
Loss

Andre Muniz

(24 - 5)
Paul Craig
Loss

Paul Craig

(19 - 5 - 1)

UFC 283

January 21, 2023 Saturday
6 PM ET / 3 PM PT

Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 2:16

Johnny Walker
Win

Johnny Walker

(19 - 7)
Paul Craig
Loss

Paul Craig

(19 - 4 - 1)

UFC Fight Night 208

July 23, 2022 Saturday
12 PM ET / 9 AM PT

O2 Arena, London, Greater London, England

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Volkan Oezdemir
Win

Volkan Oezdemir

(17 - 6)
Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(18 - 4 - 1)

UFC Fight Night 204

March 19, 2022 Saturday
1:30 PM ET / 10:30 AM PT

O2 Arena, London, Greater London, England

Submission (Triangle Choke) Round: 1 Time: 3:57

Nikita Krylov
Loss

Nikita Krylov

(28 - 9)
Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(17 - 4 - 1)

UFC 263

June 12, 2021 Saturday
6 PM ET / 3 PM PT

Gila River Arena, Glendale, Arizona, United States

TKO (Elbows and Punches) Round: 1 Time: 1:59

Jamahal Hill
Loss

Jamahal Hill

(8 - 0, 1 NC)
Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(16 - 4 - 1)

UFC 255

November 21, 2020 Saturday
6:30 PM ET / 3:30 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

TKO (Submission to Punches) Round: 2 Time: 3:36

Mauricio Shogun Rua
Loss

Mauricio Shogun Rua

(27 - 11 - 1)
Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(15 - 4 - 1)

UFC on ESPN 14

July 25, 2020 Saturday
5 PM ET / 2 PM PT

Flash Forum, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Submission (Triangle Choke) Round: 1 Time: 2:06

Paul Craig
Draw

Paul Craig

(15 - 4)

UFC Fight Night 164

November 16, 2019 Saturday
5 PM ET / 2 PM PT

Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Draw (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(14 - 4)

UFC Fight Night 159

September 21, 2019 Saturday
5 PM ET / 2 PM PT

Mexico City Arena, Mexico City, Mexico, Mexico

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 3:19

Paul Craig
Loss

Paul Craig

(14 - 3)

UFC on ESPN 3

June 29, 2019 Saturday
6 PM ET / 3 PM PT

Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

KO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 3:19

Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(13 - 3)

UFC on ESPN 2

March 30, 2019 Saturday
7 PM ET / 4 PM PT

Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Submission (Triangle Choke) Round: 3 Time: 4:20

Paul Craig
Loss

Paul Craig

(13 - 2)

UFC Fight Night 142

December 01, 2018 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Submission (Kimura) Round: 3 Time: 4:51

Jimmy Crute
Win

Jimmy Crute

(8 - 0)
Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(12 - 2)

UFC Fight Night 127

March 17, 2018 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

O2 Arena, London, Greater London, England

Submission (Triangle Choke) Round: 3 Time: 4:59

Magomed Ankalayev
Loss

Magomed Ankalayev

(13 - 1)
Paul Craig
Loss

Paul Craig

(12 - 1)

UFC Fight Night 113

July 16, 2017 Sunday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow, Scotland

KO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 4:56

Paul Craig
Loss

Paul Craig

(12 - 0)

UFC 209

March 04, 2017 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

TKO (Elbows) Round: 1 Time: 4:10

Tyson Pedro
Win

Tyson Pedro

(5 - 0)
Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(11 - 0)

UFC on Fox 22

December 17, 2016 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, California, United States

Submission (Armbar) Round: 2 Time: 1:59

Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(10 - 0)

BAMMA 23

November 14, 2015 Saturday
3 PM ET / 12 PM PT

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Submission (Triangle Choke) Round: 1 Time: 3:51

Martin Lazarz
Loss

Martin Lazarz

(9 - 1)
Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(9 - 0)

BAMMA 22

September 19, 2015 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

3Arena, Dublin, Leinster, Ireland

Submission (Guillotine Choke) Round: 2 Time: 0:48

Karl Moore
Loss

Karl Moore

(8 - 0)
Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(8 - 0)

Animalistic MMA - Rise of the Alpha

June 20, 2015 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Preston Guild Hall, Preston, Lancashire, England

Submission (Armbar) Round: 1 Time: 0:47

Adam Wright
Loss

Adam Wright

(0 - 1)
Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(7 - 0)

FSC

April 11, 2015 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Sports Connexion, Coventry, West Midlands, England

Submission (Brabo Choke) Round: 1 Time: 2:37

Andrej Bochorz
Loss

Andrej Bochorz

(0 - 1)
Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(6 - 0)

First Fighting Championship - Resurgance

September 13, 2014 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Hamilton Town Hall, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 4:18

Dan Konecki
Loss

Dan Konecki

(1 - 3 - 1)
Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(5 - 0)

FCC 10

June 21, 2014 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Reebok Stadium Premier Suite, Bolton, Greater Manchester, England

Submission (Triangle Choke) Round: 1 Time: 1:50

Jon Ferguson
Loss

Jon Ferguson

(1 - 0)
Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(4 - 0)

UXC - Underdog Xtreme Championships 2

March 01, 2014 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Submission (Triangle Choke) Round: 1 Time: 2:41

Antonio Braga
Loss

Antonio Braga

(DEBUT)
Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(3 - 0)

First Fighting Championship 3

August 24, 2013 Saturday
3 AM ET / 12 AM PT

Hamilton Town Hall, Hamilton

Submission (Triangle Choke) Round: 1 Time: 2:00

Brad Conway
Loss

Brad Conway

(0 - 4)
Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(2 - 0)

SFC - Supremacy Fight Challenge 8

November 11, 2012 Sunday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

The Lancastrian Suite, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England

Submission (Guillotine Choke) Round: 1 Time: 0:46

Jeff Metcalf
Loss

Jeff Metcalf

(DEBUT)
Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(1 - 0)

MMATC

October 06, 2012 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Stadium of Light, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England

Submission (Triangle Choke) Round: 1 Time: 2:41

Paul Bradshaw
Loss

Paul Bradshaw

(DEBUT)
Paul Craig
Win

Paul Craig

(DEBUT)

TC 48

July 21, 2012 Saturday
2 PM ET / 11 AM PT

Stadium of Light, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England

Submission (Armbar) Round: 1 Time: 1:26

Gary Sivills
Loss

Gary Sivills

(DEBUT)