Jan 21 2023
Saturday

Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
20-5-0
Sub 1
Sub 1
27-9-0

The tape

37
Age
36
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
79.9" / 203 cm

Tape record

UDUDKOUDKO
Form
SUBSUBSDUDUD
20
Wins
27
6
By KO
7
30
KO%
26
8
By SUB
4
40
SUB%
15
5
Loses
9
2
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
5
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2010
25
Bouts
36
52
Rounds
96
3 hours, 45 minutes
Fight Time
7 hours, 20 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

5
UFC
12
-
Bellator
-
5
Tapology
11

Gilbert Burns vs Neil Magny report

Who won Burns vs Magny?

Gilbert Burns beat Neil Magny by submission in the 1st round during the main card of UFC 283, on Saturday 21st January 2023 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Burns vs Magny stats

Gilbert Burns stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Neil Magny made his way to the cage with a record of 27 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

Gilbert Burns' UFC record stood at 15-7-0, while Neil Magny's came in at 22-10-0.

The stats suggested Burns had a slight advantage in power over Magny, with a 30% knock out percentage over Magny's 26%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Burns had a large advantage over Magny, boasting a 40% submission rate over Magny's 15%.

Gilbert Burns was the older man by 1 year, at 37 years old.

Magny had a height advantage of 5 inches over Burns. That also extended to a 9-inch reach advantage.

Burns was 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 had fought 42 less professional rounds, 64 to Magny's 106.

Burns vs Magny form

Magny had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Robbie Lawler at UFC Vegas 8 on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Anthony Rocco Martin at UFC 250 on 6th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jingliang Li at UFC 248 on 7th March 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had lost to Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC Fight Night 140 on 17th November 2018 by knockout in the 4th round at Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

He was victorious against Craig White at UFC Fight Night 130 on 27th May 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Activity check

Burns' last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 4 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Magny's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Burns vs Magny?

Gilbert Burns was a 17/100 (-590) favourite going into the contest, while Neil Magny made his way into the ring at 83/20 (+420) with oddsmakers.

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