Andrew Craig defeated Kyle Noke by Unanimous Decision. The judges scored the fight 29-28, 29-28, and 29-28.
Kyle Noke with an inside leg kick to open the fight. Noke then pushed forward and completed a takedown against the cage. He took Andrew Craig's back and looked to finish with a rear naked choke. Craig defended well and was able to regain his feet. Noke took Craig back down to the ground and looked for another rear naked choke. Craig again defended and regained his guard. Craig threw his legs up for a triangle but was unable to tighten the submission. Noke landed several elbows before Craig regained his feet. Craig landed two knees from the clinch. Big front kick landed for Noke. Noke attempted a flying knee and was countered with a hook. Craig found his range a the end of the round as Noke landed two kicks to the body.
Outside leg kick from Andrew Craig to open the second round. The two fighters traded punches at range. Craig did well cutting the cage of to land several punches. Kyle Noke shot for a high single leg and Andrew Craig landed elbows and fists to the temple. Kyle Noke was forced to drop to his back to prevent any more damage. Andrew Craig landed punches from the guard and postured up when Noke threw his legs up for a triangle. One of the elbows opened up a cut on the forehead of Kyle Noke. Andrew Craig stod up and allowed Kyle Noke to regain his feet. Switch kick from Noke landed but he slipped coming forward and the round ended with Andrew Craig landing from the top.
Noke came out tentative in the third round. He threw a front kick and Craig countered with a right hand. Noke came forward with a body punch and Craig made him pay with a two punch combination. Noke dove for a low single and Craig punished him with punches to the head. Noke was able to complete a body lock takedown but couldn't take advantage with the position. Craig wall walked off the cage and landed two punches on the release. Huge power double from Andrew Craig and with a minute left he's just battering Noke from the top. Noke threw his legs up for an armbar but Craig defends well. Noke gave up his back and Andrew Craig throwing punches from the top. The round ended with Andrew Craig attacking from top control.
Andrew Craig made his UFC debut and is now 1-0 in the organization and 7-0 in his career. He gave a shout out to Texas' Independence Day in his post-fight interview.