Andrew Craig was born and raised in Houston, TX. He grew up with a brother 3 years older and was involved with sports from an early age. Like many from Texas, he did his share of hunting, shing and pretty much anything outdoors. He graduated from Stratford High School in 2004 where he played football and pole vaulted.
Andrew graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Corporate Communications. During his time at school, he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon, an avid UT Football fan and frequently wakeboarded. It was during college where he rst discovered Brazilian Jiu Jitsu through his cousin, Travis Tooke. Andrew was also drawn to Muay Thai and boxing. After graduating in 2008, Andrew decided he would give MMA a try.
Back in Houston, Andrew rejoined Travis Tooke and began training full time with Jace Pitre heading up his striking. Andrew had his rst amateur ght in 2009 and went 4-0 capping off his amateur career with a 185 lb title. In 2010, Andrew began ghting pro and strung together 6 wins, 2 titles and zero losses. After win number 6, the UFC signed him to a four ght contract. Andrew now has a 2-1 record in the UFC ghting in Australia, California and Brazil. Andrew is considered one of the top young prospects at 185 lbs in the UFC. Andrew expects to win a UFC championship belt in the future as well as own his own gym in Austin, Texas.
|Loss||9–3||Cezar Ferreira||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens||June 28, 2014||3||5:00||San Antonio, Texas, United States|
|Loss||9–2||Luke Barnatt||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Munoz||October 26, 2013||2||2:12||Manchester, England||Fight of the Night.|
|Win||9–1||Chris Leben||Decision (split)||UFC 162||July 6, 2013||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||8–1||Ronny Markes||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping||January 19, 2013||3||5:00||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||8–0||Rafael Natal||KO (head kick & punches)||UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman||July 11, 2012||2||4:52||San Jose, California, United States|
|Win||7–0||Kyle Noke||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on FX: Alves vs. Kampmann||March 3, 2012||3||5:00||Sydney, Australia|
|Win||6–0||Eric Schambari||Decision (unanimous)||Legacy Fighting Championship 8||September 16, 2011||3||5:00||Houston, Texas, United States||Schambari missed weight; Non-title bout|
|Win||5–0||William Bush||TKO (punches)||Legacy Fighting Championship 6||April 9, 2011||5||2:47||Houston, Texas, United States||Won Legacy FC Middleweight Championship|
|Win||4–0||Jon Kirk||Submission (triangle choke)||IXFA 5||February 26, 2011||2||1:04||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Win||3–0||Josh Foster||Decision (unanimous)||IXFA 4||December 4, 2010||3||3:00||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Win||2–0||Rodrigo Pinheiro||TKO (doctor stoppage)||Bellator 27||September 2, 2010||3||2:53||San Antonio, Texas, United States|