The main card of much-awaited pay per view for fight fans around the world, UFC 263 will be started by a highly anticipated Light Heavyweight fight between the number 14th ranked Light Heavyweight fighter, Paul Craig and number 15th ranked fighter, Jamahal Hill. Here is the Paul Craig vs Jamahal Hill Preview and Prediction.
UFC 263: Paul Craig vs Jamahal Hill Preview
Paul Craig is a UFC veteran who made his debut against Henrique Da Silva in December 2016. In his very first fight, Craig scored a submission victory and earned the fight of the night bonus. After that, he had a career filled with ups and downs.
But he is now coming into this fight with two wins on his back, with his last win coming against the former UFC Light Heavyweight champion, Mauricio Rua. He is undefeated since his last four fights, which also includes a draw Mauricio Rua.
After getting a crack into the top 15 of the Light Heavyweight division, Craig will look forward to further climb the ladder of the rankings in the division with a win in this fight.
Jamahal Hill is one of the most exciting upcoming prospects of the UFC Light Heavyweight division. He got his UFC contract from the Dana White contender series 21 by defeating Alexander Poppeck. After that, he rose up the rankings with his extraordinary fighting style.
He is still undefeated in his MMA career and he is coming into this fight with his latest win coming against Ovince Saint Preux. Hill will look forward to securing a win in this fight and leave the Octagon by remaining undefeated even after this fight.
UFC 263: Paul Craig vs Jamahal Hill Prediction
The undefeated UFC Light Heavyweight fighter, Jamahal Hill is the betting favorite in this fight with odds of -275 in his favor, against Paul Craig who’ll be coming in this fight as an underdog with betting odds of +252 in his favor.
This fight is going to be an absolute war between these two emerging fighters of the Light Heavyweight division and it will serve as a perfect starter for the main card of UFC 263.
Predicted Result: Jamahal Hill def Paul Craig