Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Magny vs Rodriguez?
Neil Magny beat Daniel Rodriguez by submission in the 3rd round during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night: Mitchell vs. Evloev, on Saturday 5th November 2022 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
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 Rodriguez stats
Neil Magny stepped into the octagon with a record of 26 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Daniel Rodriguez made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Rodriguez had an advantage in power over Magny, with a 47% knock out percentage over Magny's 27%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Rodriguez had an advantage over Magny, with a 24% submission rate over Magny's 12%.
Neil Magny was the same age as Daniel Rodriguez, at 35 years old.
Magny had a height advantage of 2 inches over Rodriguez. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Magny was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 4 years and 10 months earlier than Rodriguez, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 51 more professional rounds, 96 to Rodriguez's 45.
Magny vs Rodriguez form
Neil Magny had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Shavkat Rakhmonov at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Max Griffin at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Nationwide Arena, Columbus.
Going into that contest, he had beat Geoff Neal at UFC Vegas 26 on 8th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before 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.
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.
Magny's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 3 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
Rodriguez's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Magny vs Rodriguez?
Neil Magny was a 4/5 (-130) favourite going into the contest, while Daniel Rodriguez made his way into the ring at 1/1 (+100) with oddsmakers.