Just over a year after their first meeting, Paul Craig and Mauricio Rua will battle on UFC’s November 21st card. News of UFC 255’s latest addition was first reported by Ariel Helwani of ESPN.
The first matchup between Craig and “Shogun” came on November 16th of 2019, going to a draw after three rounds of battle. Since then both fighters have won a bout against different opponents.
The fight joins UFC 255, a card which is set to have a two-championship card at the top.
Bout 5: Deiveson Figueiredo (19-1) vs. Cody Garbrandt (12-3) (UFC Flyweight Championship)
Bout 4: Valentina Shevchenko (19-3) vs. Jennifer Maiai (18-6-1) (UFC Flyweight Championship)
Bout 3: Brandon Moreno (17-5-1) vs. Alex Perez (24-5) (Flyweight)
Bout 2: Antonina Shevchenko (8-2) vs. Ariane Lipski (13-5) (Flyweight)
Bout 1: Mauricio Rua (27-11-1) vs. Paul Craig (13-4-1) (Light Heavyweight)