A light heavyweight clash between Paul Craig and Jamahal Hill is being given another shot, as it has been booked for UFC’s June 12th pay-per-view event. The matchup was confirmed by the promotion earlier this week.
The bout joins a card that does not have a confirmed location at the moment.
A fight between Hill and Craig was first set for a March 20th UFC event, although it was later pulled from the lineup due to Hill contracting COVID-19.
Hill stressed at the time that he wanted his fight against Craig moved to a later date instead of cancelled altogether.
Hill is currently undefeated through two fights in the UFC. His last win was in December, where he stopped veteran Ovince St. Preux in the second round with punches.
Craig put together a two-fight win streak last year, defeating both Gadzhimurad Antigulov and Mauricio Rua via stoppage.
UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya is currently scheduled to fight Marvin Vettori in the main event of UFC 263. Here is the lineup as it stands currently.
Bout 9: Deiveson Figueiredo (20-1-1) vs. Brandon Moreno (18-5-2) (UFC Flyweight Championship)
Bout 8: Fares Ziam (11-3) vs. Luigi Vendramini (9-1) (Lightweight)
Bout 7: Hakeem Dawodu (12-1-1) vs. Movsar Evloev (14-0) (Featherweight)
Bout 6: Karol Rosa (14-3) vs. Sijara Eubanks (6-6) (Bantamweight)
Bout 5: Lauren Murphy (14-4) vs. Joanne Calderwood (15-5) (Flyweight)
Bout 4: Demian Maia (28-10) vs. Belal Muhammad (18-3) (Welterweight)
Bout 3: Drew Dober (23-10) vs. Brad Riddell (9-1) (Lightweight)
Bout 2: Steven Peterson (18-9) vs. Chase Hooper (10-1-1) (Featherweight)
Bout 1: Paul Craig (14-4-1) vs. Jamahal Hill (8-0) (Light Heavyweight)