Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-07-23, pretty good mma bout: Paul Craig vs Volkan Oezdemir gets three stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2022).
Oezdemir vs Craig is scheduled to take place Saturday, July 23rd at The O2 Arena in London (England), in a 3-round light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg) bout; undercard of Curtis Blaydes vs Tom Aspinall – UFC London (also known as UFC Fight Night 208 or UFC on ESPN+ 66). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Paul Craig record
The black belt in Bjj Paul Craig entered this fight with a pro record of 16-4-1 (100% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.13 light heavyweight in the world.
He lost to Alonzo Menifield in 2019 but since then he has collected one draw and five victories beating Mauricio Shogun Rua (Mauricio Shogun Rua vs Paul Craig 2), Jamahal Hill (4-stars match, Jamahal Hill vs Paul Craig) and Nikita Krylov in his last three (Paul Craig vs Nikita Krylov).
Craig’s next fight: Paul Craig vs Johnny Walker
Volkan Oezdemir record
His opponent, Volkan Oezdemir, has an official mma record of 17-6-0 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.17 in the light heavyweight division.
He won just two out of his last seven bouts, against Ilir Latifi (Volkan Oezdemir vs Ilir Latifi) and Aleksandar Rakic, both in 2019 (Volkan Oezdemir vs Aleksandar Rakic); after this match he has lost to Jiri Prochazka (Volkan Oezdemir vs Jiri Prochazka) and to Magomed Ankalaev (Magomed Ankalaev vs Volkan Oezdemir).
Oezdemir’s next fight: Volkan Oezdemir vs Nikita Krylov
Here is the UFC London full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+)
Curtis Blaydes vs Tom Aspinall
Jack Hermansson vs Chris Curtis
Paddy Pimblett vs Jordan Leavitt
Nikita Krylov vs Alexander Gustafsson
Molly McCann vs Hannah Goldy
Paul Craig vs Volkan Oezdemir
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+)
Mason Jones vs Ludovít Klein
Marc Diakiese vs Damir Hadzovic
Nathaniel Wood vs Charles Rosa
Makwan Amirkhani vs Jonathan Pearce
Muhammad Mokaev vs Charles Johnson
Jai Herbert vs Kyle Nelson
Victoria Leonardo vs Mandy Bohm
Claudio Silva vs Nicolas Dalby
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Paul Craig vs Volkan Oezdemir as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Craig vs Oezdemir fight?
Volkan Oezdemir defeated Paul Craig via unanimous decision. Scores were 30–27, 30–27, 30–27.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC London post-fight octagon interview of Paul Craig and Volkan Oezdemir.