Jan 20 2021
Wednesday

Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

UFC Fight Island 8
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
17-4-0
UD 5
UD 5
0-0-0

The tape

35
Age
35
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
75.6" / 192 cm
Reach
79.9" / 203 cm

Tape record

UDUDSUBSUBSUB
Form
UDUDUDKOKO
17
Wins
0
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
11
By SUB
0
65
SUB%
0
4
Loses
0
1
Stopped
0
3
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2010
21
Bouts
0
42
Rounds
0
2 hours, 45 minutes
Fight Time
0 seconds

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Michael Chiesa vs Neil Magny report

Who won Chiesa vs Magny?

Michael Chiesa beat Neil Magny by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC Fight Island 8, on Wednesday 20th January 2021 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Michael Chiesa.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Chiesa vs Magny stats

Michael Chiesa stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws and 11 by submission.

Neil Magny made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins and 0 draws.

The stats suggested that Chiesa and Magny have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Chiesa had a massive advantage over Magny, boasting at 65% submission rate over Magny's 0%.

Michael Chiesa was the same age as Neil Magny, at 35 years old.

Magny had a height advantage of 2 inches over Chiesa. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Chiesa was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 11 months earlier than Magny, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 46 less professional rounds, 51 to Magny's 97.

Chiesa 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 before this contest, he had defeated 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 defeated 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 beat 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 been beaten by Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC Fight Night 140 on 17th November 2018 by knockout in the 4th round at Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

He had won 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

Chiesa's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.

Magny's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

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