Promotion officials recently announced the booking. UFC on ESPN 3
takes place at the Target Center in Minneapolis on June 29 and is
headlined by a rematch between Tyron
Woodley and Robbie
Lawler. The card will air on ESPN following prelims on
Craig has won two of his last three Octagon appearances and is
coming off a third-round submission of Kennedy
Nzechukwu at UFC on ESPN 2 on Marc 30. “Bearjew” finished 10 of
his 11 professional victories via tapout overall.
Menifield received a UFC contract after earning a pair of victories
on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. The 31-year-old
Dallas resident had a successful Octagon debut, as he knocked out
Moreira in the opening stanza at UFC Brooklyn on Jan. 19 to
improve his career mark to 8-0. All of Menifield’s victories have
come inside of two rounds.