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Who won Magny vs Griffin?
Neil Magny beat Max Griffin by split decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC Fight Night Columbus, on Saturday 26th March 2022 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus.
The scorecards were announced as 29-28, 29-28, 28-29 in favor of winner Neil Magny.
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 Griffin stats
Neil Magny stepped into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Max Griffin made his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Griffin had a large advantage in power over Magny, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Magny's 28%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Magny had a slight advantage over Griffin, with a 12% submission rate over Griffin's 11%.
Neil Magny was the younger man by 2 years, at 35 years old.
Magny had a height advantage of 4 inches over Griffin. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Magny was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 9 months later than Griffin, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 20 more professional rounds, 97 to Griffin's 77.
Magny vs Griffin form
Neil Magny had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Geoff Neal at UFC Vegas 26 on 8th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that 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.
Before that, he had beat Anthony Rocco Martin at UFC 250 on 6th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
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.
Magny's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Griffin's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
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