appearing on his way to victory, got careless and
was stopped in the third round by Davis, but it
looked like he learned his lesson as he won his
next six convincingly.
February of 2003 he suffered his second defeat, to
Venezuelan Marcos Primera (13-3-1), and from that
point on things started to unravel.
He lost two
of his next three after that, and then went 9-5-1
before getting a short notice opportunity to fight
Anthony Dirrel (21-0) for
the vacant Universal Boxing Organization™ (UBO)
Inter-Continental Super Middleweight title on July
2, 2011 in Flint, Michigan.
he had scored good victories over James Morrow
(8-0-1), Shay Mobley (12-4-1), Purcel Miller
(21-3-1) and former WBA World Champion Carl
But he had
also lost to the likes of Terrance Cauthen (31-3),
Michael Walker (15-0-1), and Aaron Pryor Jr.
(10-0), and Dirrell was a heavy favourite to also
And so he
did. Craig tried his best, but in the fifth round
he had to capitulate after going down from a heavy
Craig won a few but mostly lost. He got another
title fight, at Heavyweight, in 2013, but also
lost that, and in 2016 he was reduced to
journeyman status when he boxed for the last time
and was beat in one round by Jeremiah Karpency
record 20-22-1 (15), winning only three of his
last twenty-three outings.