Report: Jim Crute Faces Paul Craig At UFC Fight Night Adelaide


A light heavyweight division bout has been added to UFC Fight Night Adelaide according to Farah Hannoun as Jim Crute is in action against Paul Craig.

Crute (8-0-0) is going to be making his UFC debut in this bout and does so with an undefeated streak that has lasted almost three years. Crute also competed on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Episode 14, defeating Chris Birchler by first round TKO. Crute is also a former Hex Fight Series Light Heavyweight Champion, defeating Steven Warby to win the gold in November of 2017.

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Craig (10-2-0) has won just two of four fights under the UFC banner, with those wins coming over the duo of Henrique Da Silva and Magomed Ankalaev. Craig has competed twelve times as a professional MMA fighter and he has yet to go the distance since turning pro. Craigs has picked up a total of ten wins since turning pro and nine of those victories have come by way of submission.

UFC Fight Night Adelaide takes place on Saturday, December 1 from the Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Adelaide, Australia with no main event announced at this time. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, while broadcast plans have yet to be announced.

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