Report: Paul Craig Faces Kennedy Nzechukwu At UFC Fight Night Philadelphia


A light heavyweight division attraction has been added to UFC Fight Night Philadelphia according to Farah Hannoun as Paul Craig is in action against Kennedy Nzechukwu.

Craig (10-3-0) has won just one of his last four under the UFC banner and that lone win came over Magomed Ankalaev at UFC Fight Night London. Craig has picked up ten wins as a professional MMA fighter and nine of them have come by way of submission. Craig has also competed a total of thirteen times as a professional MMA fighter and he has yet to go the distance.

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Nzechukwu (6-0-0) is going to be making his UFC debut in this fight and does so with an undefeated streak that has lasted over two years. Nzechukwu competed on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Episode 16, defeating Dennis Bryant by first round TKO. Nzechukwu has picked up six wins as a professional MMA fighter and four of them have come by way of KO/TKO.

UFC Fight Night Philadelphia takes place on Saturday, March 30 from the Wells Fargo Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with Edson Barboza and Justin Gaethje headlining. Fightful is going to be providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on ESPN.

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