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Belal Muhammad vs Neil Magny preview
When is Muhammad vs Magny?
Belal Muhammad could potentially face Neil Magny, in Autumn/Fall 2023.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Muhammad vs Magny stats
Belal Muhammad would step into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Neil Magny would make his way to the cage with a record of 27 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest Magny would have a slight advantage in power over Muhammad, with a 26% knock out percentage over Muhammad's 23%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Magny would have a slight advantage over Muhammad, with a 15% submission rate over Muhammad's 5%.
Belal Muhammad is the younger man by 1 year, at 34 years old.
Magny has a height advantage of 4 inches over Muhammad. This also extends to a 9-inch reach advantage.
Muhammad is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 12 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year later than Magny, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 23 less professional rounds, 74 to Magny's 97.
Muhammad vs Magny form
Muhammad has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight, he defeated Sean Brady at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had defeated Vicente Luque at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2 on 16th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
Before that, he had won against Demian Maia at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
He had won against Leon Edwards at UFC Vegas 21 on 13th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Neil Magny has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Gilbert Burns at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by submission 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 submission 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 submission in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before 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.
He had won against Geoff Neal at UFC Vegas 26 on 8th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Neil Magny has been fighting more than Belal Muhammad.
Belal Muhammad last fought 5 months ago, while Neil Magny's last outing was 2 months and 1 day ago.
Muhammad's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Magny's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 14 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.
What are the odds on Muhammad vs Magny?
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