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UFC on ESPN 14: Craig vs Antigulov 07/25/2020 Results, Picks and Previews

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UFC on ESPN 14 Craig vs Antigulov 07-25-2020 Results Picks and Previews

UFC on ESPN 14: Craig vs Antigulov 07/25/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is closing out the month with a literally 15-fight deep card in UFC on ESPN 14 in Fight Island. This event will be held on Saturday, July 25 and it will be at Yas Island located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Fans can catch the action through Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass. The main event will be a match that will determine who will get the middleweight title fight with Robert Whittaker taking on Darren Till. In the main card, you also have Paul Craig going up against Gadzhimurad Antigulov for a light heavyweight matchup. Heading to this fight, Paul Craig is seen with the upper hand by UFC Fight Odds over Gadzhimurad Antigulov.

UFC on ESPN 14: Craig vs Antigulov 07/25/2020

When: Saturday, July 25, 11:00 PM ET
Where: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 14: Craig vs Antigulov 07/25/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Paul Craig -130 Gadzhimurad Antigulov +100

Main Card

Paul Craig

Paul Craig is a 32-year-old fighter that came from Coatbridge, Scotland and he is known as “Bearjew” inside the MMA cage. Standing at six-foot-four, he trains at Scottish Hit Squad and owns a 12-4 professional record. 11 of his wins came from the way of submission. Craig came to the UFC in March 2017 and struggled early on losing his first two bouts in the organization against Tyson Pedro and Khalil Rountree. He broke the slump by winning against Magomed Ankaleev in his next fight and splits his next four to two wins and two losses. His last registered bout was back in November 2019 against Marcio “Shogun” Rua in UFC Fight Night 164. It was a tightly contested matchup that went all through three rounds as the judges ruled a split draw.

Gadzhimurad Antigulov

Gadzhimurad Antigulov is a 33-year-old fighter that came all the way from Makhachkala, Dagestan in Russia. This light heavyweight fighter is five-foot-eleven and trains at the famous American Top Team. Angitgulov’s professional MMA record is now at 20-6 and he is a submission specialist scoring 16 wins through it.  Starting his UFC career on the right track, he defeated Marcos Rogerio de Lima and Joachim Christensen in his first two bouts. Currently, on a slump, he lost to Ion Cutelaba in UFC on Fox 30 back in July 2018. In his last match, Angtigulov also lost his match against Michal Oleksiejczuk in UFC Fight Night 149. Both were lost in the first round by knockout.

Craig vs Antigulov Betting Numbers

Record 12-4-1 20-6-0
Last Fight Draw Loss
Country Scotland Russia
Height 6′ 3″ 5′ 11″
Weight (lbs) 205 205
Reach (inches) 76 70
Win by KO/TKO 8% 20%
Win by Submission 92% 75%
Decisions 0% 5%
Strikes landed per minute 2.33 2.32
Striking accuracy 48% 51%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.49 5.92
Striking defense 49% 21%
Takedown average 1.65 8.7
Takedown accuracy 21% 41%
Takedown defense 57% 0%
Submission average 1.5 0

Craig vs Antigulov Betting Picks

Antigulov has not been taking care of his chin in the first round in his past matches and he is coming in as the underdog in this matchup against  Craig according to Online Sportsbook. Craig should look to knock him out in the first but if that doesn’t happen, this fight will go to the ground in which Antigulov has a better chance.