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Scotland’s Paul ‘BearJew’ Craig dominates in UFC debut

As far as UFC debuts go, Scotland’s Paul Craig (9-0) couldn’t have dreamt of a better start to his career with the world’s premier mixed martial arts promotion. The former BAMMA light heavyweight champion headlined the prelims on Fox Sports, handed Brazilian Luis Henrique da Silva his first professional loss and picked up the $50k Performance of the Night bonus for his efforts. On paper it could have seemed that

BAMMA light heavyweight champ, Paul Craig, signs for UFC

BAMMA light heavyweight champion Paul Craig has become the latest Scottish fighter to be snapped up by the Ultimate Fighting Championship, making him the fourth Scot to step inside the world famous Octagon behind Robert Whiteford, Joanne Calderwood and Stevie Ray. Craig, 29, has been a sensation in his MMA career thus far and boasts an impressive undefeated record of 8-0, with 7 of those victories coming by way of

BAMMA light heavyweight champ Paul ‘Bearjew’ Craig could be set to defend his belt against SBG’s Chris Fields

Dublin’s Chris Fields (11-7) may just have talked himself into a shot at the BAMMA light heavyweight title against current champion Paul Craig (8-0) following a heated exchange between the two men backstage at BAMMA24 in Dublin on February 27th.  Craig was invited to the event as the promotions guest fighter and was cage side to witness Fields picking up his first BAMMA victory against late replacement Dan Konecke. However,

Scotland’s Paul Craig is the New BAMMA Light Heavyweight Champion

Scottish MMA has a new star in the form of Airdrie fighter Paul ‘Bearjew’ Craig. Craig, 28, won the BAMMA Light Heavyweight World Championship at BAMMA 23 in Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena on Saturday night. Hardly breaking a sweat in the process.  Fighting for the title in what was only his second outing for Europe’s top MMA promotion, Craig submitted Poland’s Marcin Lazarz via triangle choke after 3:51 seconds of the very