Current rankings @ Welterweight
Neil Magny vs Muslim Salikhov preview
When is Magny vs Salikhov?
Neil Magny could potentially face Muslim Salikhov, in Spring 2023.
The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Magny vs Salikhov stats
Neil Magny would step into the octagon with a record of 27 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Muslim Salikhov would make his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggest Salikhov would have a massive power advantage over Magny, boosting at 68% knock out percentage over Magny's 26%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Magny would have a slight advantage over Salikhov, with a 15% submission rate over Salikhov's 11%.
Neil Magny is the younger man by 3 years, at 35 years old.
Magny has a height advantage of 4 inches over Salikhov. This also extends to a 10-inch reach advantage.
Magny is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 11 months earlier than Salikhov, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 62 more professional rounds, 97 to Salikhov's 35.
Magny vs Salikhov form
Neil Magny has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Gilbert Burns at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Previous to that, he had beat Daniel Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night: Mitchell vs. Evloev on 5th November 2022 by in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Shavkat Rakhmonov at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Max Griffin at UFC Fight Night Columbus on 26th March 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Nationwide Arena, Columbus.
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.
Salikhov has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Andre Fialho at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Spivak on 19th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Jingliang Li at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez on 16th July 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UBS Arena, Long Island, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Francisco Trinaldo at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
Before that, he had won against Laureano Staropoli at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 26th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.
He had been beaten by Alex Garcia at UFC Fight Night 122 on 25th November 2017 by submission in the 2nd round at Mercedes-Benz Arena, Shanghai, China.
In terms of recent activity, Neil Magny has been fighting more than Muslim Salikhov.
Neil Magny last fought 2 months and 2 days ago, while Muslim Salikhov's last outing was 4 months and 4 days ago.
Magny's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Salikhov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Magny vs Salikhov?
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