Bearjew gears up for home UFC fight
Airdrie MMA fighter Paul ‘Bearjew’Craig will take centre stage at the SSE Hydro in front this weekend for UFC Fight Night.
Thousands will pack into the Glasgow venue to see Craig face off against Khali Rountree on July 16.
The two will go face-toface for the first time tomorrow (July 13) at the official weigh-in.
Craig returns to the Octagon following his first loss at UFC209 to Tyson Pedro in March.
Las Vegas fighter Rountree comes to Scotland with with two professional defeats, but won his last UFC outing against Daniel Jolly.
This will be the Scottish Hit Squad lightheavyweight’s first professional fight in Scotland as he looks to become the hometown hero on a card that also includes Scots Joanna Calderwood and Stevie Ray.
The event will be headlined by the welterweight clash between top ranked Gunnar Nelson and Santiago Ponzinibbio.
Hydro star Paul Craig