Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Magny vs Li?
Neil Magny beat Jingliang Li by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of UFC 248, on Saturday 7th March 2020 at T-Mobile Arena 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 Li stats
Neil Magny stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Jingliang Li made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Li had a massive power advantage over Magny, boosting at 47% knock out percentage over Magny's 0%.
Neil Magny was the older man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Magny had a height advantage of 3 inches over Li. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.
Magny was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 22 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 year and 10 months later than Li, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 33 more professional rounds, 88 to Li's 55.
Magny vs Li form
Li had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Neil Magny at UFC 248 on 7th March 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Elizeu Zaleski at UFC on ESPN+ 15 on 31st August 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Universiade Sports Centre, Shenzhen, China.
Going into that contest, he had beat David Zawada at UFC Fight Night 141 on 24th November 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Cadillac Arena, Beijing.
Before that, he had won against Daichi Abe at UFC Fight Night 132 on 23rd June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
He had been beaten by Jake Matthews at UFC 221 on 10th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Perth Arena, Perth, Australia.
Magny's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.
Li's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.