Tape rankings @ Welterweight
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 ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Robbie Lawler made his way to the ring 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%.
Neil Magny was the younger man by 6 years, at 34 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 less 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 21 less professional rounds, 91 to Lawler's 112.
Magny vs Lawler form
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.
Magny's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Lawler's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.5 rounds on average.