Paul Craig vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu Announced For UFC On ESPN 2 In Philadelphia
Scotland’s Paul Craig will face UFC newcomer Kennedy Nzechukwu on March 30 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia
Craig is coming off a loss to Jim Crute at UFC Adelaide while Nzechukwu is unbeaten on the Dana White Contender series and while make his debut for the UFC.
Craig told BBC Scotland earlier “He’s not fought in the UFC before, he’s not fought under the bright lights – that’s quite an intense thing,Kennedy is a striker and very, very raw and sometimes rawness doesn’t work when you’re up against somebody who’s skilled.I’m a very high-level grappler, so wrestling, jiu-jitsu – submission is what I’m looking for. I use a lot of my energy trying to get submissions because what I want is an exciting fight. I don’t want a boring fight. “