UFC 255 adds another feather in the cap, as Mauricio Rua Vs. Paul Craig is set to be included in the fight card of the event. The marquee event is scheduled to take place on November 21, 2020.
More than 2 and half months are left for the event to set foot in motion, and UFC is already adding more fascination to UFC 255. According to sources, the match-up between Mauricio Rua and Paul Craig will feature on the night of November 21. The fight if becomes official, will be an intriguing one since the two have met in the ring once before in November 2019, where the judges’ scorecards concluded that after 15 minutes nothing separates the two, and hence labelled the match as a stalemate.
The two were expected to fight again soon, however the fixture (Presumably) has taken an entire year to get back on the fight sheet. In the meanwhile, the two fought other opponents and both emerged victorious on the same night. Paul Craig registered Round 1 win over Gadzhimurad Antigulav, and Shogun Rua ended his trilogy fight with Antônio Rogério Nogueira, with a score of 3-0, at UFC Fight Island 3 (July 25, 2020).
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Mauricio Rua Vs. Paul Craig Added To The UFC 255 Fight Card
With Mauricio Rua and Paul Craig, on the verge of being included in UFC 255 Fight card, the event looks set to be a grand success, as there are already two title fights of the featherweight division of both gender class is in the lineup. The entire card will be finalized in the coming weeks, and as of now these fixtures are written on the UFC 255 fight card.
- Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Cody Garbrandt – for the UFC flyweight title
- Valentina Shevchenko vs. Jennifer Maia – for the UFC women’s flyweight title
- Brandon Moreno vs. Alex Perez
- Ariane Lipski vs. Antonina Shevchenko
- Paul Craig vs. Mauricio Rua
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