UFC: Paul Craig called in to face Mauricio Rua in Brazil

Paul Craig beat Vinicius Moreira in September
Paul Craig beat Vinicius Moreira in September

Scottish UFC fighter Paul Craig has been called in as a late replacement to face Mauricio Rua on November 16.

Craig has been called in for the Brazil bout in place of Sam Alvey after the American suffered a broken hand.

The fight is set to the biggest in Scottish MMA history as Craig will be entering the octagon with a UFC Hall of Famer and light heavyweight champion.

Craig will be hoping for consecutive wins following his victory over Vinicius Moreira in September.

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