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Andrew Craig

Andrew "Highlight" Craig
  • Name: Andrew Craig
  • Professional MMA Record: 9-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Highlight
  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 28 | Date of Birth: 1986.01.15
  • Last Fight: June 28, 2014 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Middleweight | Last Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: American Combative Systems
  • Height: 6'1" (186cm) | Reach: 76.0" (193cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $74,000 USD
  • Born: Austin, Texas, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Houston, Texas
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

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Andrew Craig is a middleweight fighter currently signed to the UFC. He is a veteran of of Bellator, Legacy FC and the UFC. He held the miiddleweight title in LFC. He holds notable wins over Kyle Noke, Raphael Natal and Chris Leben. Of his nine wins, four have been finishes including three T/KOs. He has earned the "Fight of the Night" bonus one time.


Craig began his professional in 2010 and quickly racked up four wins in his first nine months including a win in Bellator. He was given a title fight in Legacy FC and was able to secure the middleweight strap via fifth round TKO. He was set to defend his title five months later but his opponent missed weight so it became a non title fight but Andrew was still able to win a unanimous decision victory.


In early 2012, Craig was tapped by the UFC as a late replacement against Kyle Noke. Despite being an underdog going into the fight, he was able to win a decision. He next took on Raphael Natal four months later and was able to win with a head kick KO. He experienced his first professional defeat when he lost a decision to Ronny Markes in Brazil. Andrew had the biggest win of his career when he was able to defeat UFC veteran, Chris Leben, by split decision. He next took on Luke Barnatt at UFC Fight Night 30 in Manchester, England. Although he came up short, losing via second round submission, he was able to pick up the "Fight of the Night" bonus.

Last updated 10.28.2013, 12:31 AM ET
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Record by Year and By Promotion

Professional Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Cezar Ferreira
Ref: Jacob Montalvo
UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2014.06.28
Odds: +160 Slight Underdog | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs
Cancelled Bout Chris Camozzi UFC UFN 39 2014.04.11
Reason: Craig Illness
Loss | Submission | Choke
2:12 Round 2 of 3, 7:12 Total
Luke Barnatt
Ref: Marc Goddard
UFC Fight Night 30: Machida vs. Munoz
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2013.10.26
Odds: -200 Moderate Favorite Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Fight/Night | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs
UFC Fight Night 30 Fight of the Night
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Chris Leben
Ref: Yves Lavigne
UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2013.07.06
Odds: -155 Slight Favorite | Disclosed Pay: $24,000 ($12K Base, $12K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Ronny Markes
Ref: Marc Goddard
UFC on FX 7: Belfort vs. Bisping
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2013.01.19
Odds: +280 Moderate Underdog | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Kick
4:52 Round 2 of 3, 9:52 Total
Rafael Natal
Ref: Marcos Rosales
UFC on FUEL TV 4: Munoz vs. Weidman
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2012.07.11
Odds: -150 Slight Favorite | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs
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Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Kyle Noke
Ref: Herb Dean
UFC on FX 2: Alves vs. Kampmann
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2012.03.02
Odds: +230 Moderate Underdog Upset Victory | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Eric Schambari
Ref: Danny DeAlejandro
Legacy FC 8: Spratt vs. Patino
Co-Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2011.09.16
Odds: -105 Near Even | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Bubba Bush Legacy FC 2011.04.08
Win | Submission | Choke Jon Kirk IXFA Extreme Fighting 2011.02.25
Win | Decision | Unanimous Josh Foster IXFA Extreme Fighting 2010.12.04
Win | KO/TKO | Injury
2:53 Round 3 of 3, 8:53 Total
Rodrigo Pinheiro
Ref: Kerry Hatley
Bellator 27
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2010.09.02
Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous Antwan Williams USA-MMA 2010.05.22

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