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Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Burns vs Magny?
Gilbert Burns is set to take on Neil Magny during the main card of UFC 283, on Saturday 21st January 2023 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Burns vs Magny stats
Gilbert Burns steps into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Neil Magny will make his way to the cage with a record of 27 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest Burns has a slight advantage in power over Magny, with a 30% knock out percentage over Magny's 26%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Burns will have a large advantage over Magny, boasting at 40% submission rate over Magny's 15%.
Gilbert Burns is the older man by 1 year, at 36 years old.
Magny has a height advantage of 5 inches over Burns. This also extends to a 9-inch reach advantage.
Burns is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 5 months later than Magny, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 44 less professional rounds, 52 to Magny's 96.
Burns vs Magny form
Burns has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Stephen Thompson at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kamaru Usman at UFC 258 on 13th February 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Tyron Woodley at UFC Vegas 1 on 30th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Demian Maia at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.
Neil Magny has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Daniel Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night: Mitchell vs. Evloev on 5th November 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Shavkat Rakhmonov at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Max Griffin at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Nationwide Arena, Columbus.
Before that, he had defeated Geoff Neal at UFC Vegas 26 on 8th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had been beaten by Michael Chiesa at UFC Fight Island 8 on 20th January 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
In terms of recent activity, Neil Magny has been fighting more than Gilbert Burns.
Gilbert Burns last fought 7 months and 19 days ago, while Neil Magny's last outing was 23 days ago.
Burns' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Magny's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Burns vs Magny?
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Burns vs Magny US streams
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Burns vs Magny UK streams
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UFC 283 Tickets
Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro
Show open: TBA
Main card starts: TBA
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