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Who won Magny vs Lawler?
Neil Magny beat Robbie Lawler by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC Vegas 8, on Saturday 29th August 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 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 Lawler stats
Neil Magny stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Robbie Lawler made his way to the cage with a record of 28 wins, 14 loses and 0 draws, with 20 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Lawler had a massive power advantage over Magny, boosting at 71% knock out percentage over Magny's 0%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Lawler had a slight advantage over Magny, with a 4% submission rate over Magny's 0%.
Neil Magny was the younger man by 5 years, at 35 years old.
Magny had a height advantage of 4 inches over Lawler. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Magny was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 42 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 9 year and 4 months later than Lawler, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 17 less professional rounds, 97 to Lawler's 114.
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Magny had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Anthony Rocco Martin at UFC 250 on 6th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Jingliang Li at UFC 248 on 7th March 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat Craig White at UFC Fight Night 130 on 27th May 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
He had defeated Carlos Condit at UFC 219 on 30th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Robbie Lawler had stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Nick Diaz at UFC 266 on 25th September 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Neil Magny at UFC Vegas 8 on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Colby Covington at UFC on ESPN 5 on 3rd August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Prudential Center, Newark.
Before that, he had lost to Ben Askren at UFC 235 on 2nd March 2019 by submission in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had been beaten by Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 26 on 16th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Canada.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Neil Magny had been fighting more than Robbie Lawler.
Going to this contest, Neil Magny had last fought 2 years, 7 months and 25 days ago, while Robbie Lawler's last outing had been 1 year, 4 months and 6 days ago.
Magny's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Lawler's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
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