A light heavyweight contest has been added to UFC Fight Night 127 in London as Magomed Ankalaev vs Paul Craig has been officially added to the event.
UFC Fight Night 127 will be held on March 17, 2018, at the O2 Arena London in England.
Magomed Ankalaev has won ten straight and is undefeated in his professional career. The Russian fighter is coming off a third-round KO win over Celso Ricardo da Silva at WFCA 43. Five of his ten wins have come inside the distance.
After winning his UFC debut against Luis Henrique da Silva at UFC on FOX 22, Craig has lost his last two. A KO loss to Tyson Pedro at UFC 209 was followed by another KO loss, this time to Khalil Rountree at UFC Fight Night 113.
With this announcement, UFC Fight Night 127 now looks like this:
Leon Edwards vs Peter Sobotta
Magomed Ankalaev vs Paul Craig