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Who won Magny vs Garry?
Ian Machado Garry beat Neil Magny by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC 292, on Saturday 19th August 2023 at TD Garden in Boston.
The scorecards were announced as 26-30, 26-30, 24-30 in favor of winner Ian Machado Garry.
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).
Magny vs Garry stats
Neil Magny stepped into the octagon with a record of 28 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Ian Machado Garry made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 12 wins and 0 draws, with 7 of those by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Garry had a massive power advantage over Magny, boosting at 58% knock out percentage over Magny's 25%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Magny had a slight advantage over Garry, with a 14% submission rate over Garry's 8%.
Neil Magny was the older man by 10 years, at 36 years old.
Magny had 6-inch reach advantage.
Magny was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 26 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 8 years and 6 months earlier than Garry, whose first professional fight was in 2019. He had fought 73 more professional rounds, 103 to Garry's 30.
Magny vs Garry form
Neil Magny had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Philip Rowe at UFC Fight Night – Emmett vs. Topuria on 24th June 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at : VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Gilbert Burns at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by split decision in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Daniel Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night: Mitchell vs. Evloev on 5th November 2022 by split decision in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had lost to Shavkat Rakhmonov at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by split decision in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
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.
Garry remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Daniel Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida on 13th May 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Spectrum Center, Charlotte, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Kenan Song at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Gabe Green at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Darian Weeks at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
He had won against Jordan Williams at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Neil Magny had been fighting more than Ian Machado Garry.
Going to this contest, Neil Magny had last fought 5 months and 9 days ago, while Ian Machado Garry's last outing had been 6 months and 20 days ago.
Magny's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Garry's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Magny vs Garry?
Neil Magny was a 19/5 (+380) underdog going into the contest, while Ian Machado Garry made his way into the ring at 1/5 (-500) with oddsmakers.