Neil Magny and Jingliang Li lock will meet on the main card of UFC 248. This is a welterweight fight and is the second fight on the main card. Who will win in this welterweight battle? – Read our prediction.
At what time Magny vs Jingliang fight?
The fight time is March 7, 2020, at 09:30 PM ET.
Where to watch the fight?
Will be shown ESPN+
How many wins and losses Magny have?
Neil Magny has 21 wins and 7 losses.
How many wins and losses Jingliang have?
Li Jingliang has 17 wins and 5 losses.
Magny (21-7) is 32-years old and is he has 14-6 record in the UFC. His last fight was against Santiago Ponzinibio where he lost by a knockout in the fourth round. With his height and reach Magny fights technically and tries to be on a long diastance.
Magny has problems with his head movement and it is easy to counteratack him. Neil has problems with leg kicks that was apparent in his fight against Ponzinibbio.
Magny has won seven fights by knockout, three by submission and eleven by judge’s decision. Also he’s lost two by knockout, four by submission and one by decision.
Neil is a great grappler and has done 41 takedowns in his 20 UFC fights. He has landed 451 great strikes in his last 9 fights. Magny has a reach of 80 inches which is very long for a 170-pound fighter. Magny will have a 9-inch reach advantage in this fight.
Jingliang The Leech Li (17-5) – is 8-3 in the UFC. Right now he is on a three-fight winning series and a two-fight performance of the night bonus-streak. Li finished his two last fights by knockout.
The Chinese fighter stands in the pocket and trades shots with his opponents. He has never lost by KO, having only lost four times by submission and once by decision.
Li has landed 535 strikes in his last 9 fights while absorbing 359 which is pretty substantial.
Jingliang Li is a kind of great striker, always looking for the knockout whenever he fights. He always fights with a sense of urgency to finish his fights, and with the confidence that he can land the knockout blow. Magny, on the other hand, sometimes allows himself to be chased up against the fence, perhaps leaving him open to shots from Li.
Magny vs Jingliang Prediction
Magny looks to be the favorite but the result depends only on his own work. If he moves well, fights cleverly and technically, then he will all chances to beat the opponent.
- Our prediction: Neil Magny Will Win.