Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-01-20, good pace with some nice exchanges: the mma fight Michael Chiesa vs Neil Magny gets three stars.
The Tuf winner Michael Chiesa entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-4-0 (65% submission victory rate – he has never won via ko/tko) and he is ranked as the No.9 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Kamaru Usman). He lost two consecutive bouts between 2017 and 2018, against Kevin Lee (Michael Chiesa vs Kevin Lee) and Anthony Pettis (Anthony Pettis vs Michael Chiesa), but then he has won three matches beating Rafael dos Anjos in his last one (Rafael dos Anjos vs Michael Chiesa).
His opponent, Neil Magny, has an official record of 24-7-0 (42% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Santiago Ponzinibbio in 2018 (Neil Magny vs Santiago Ponzinibbio) but then he has won over Li Jingliang (Neil Magny vs Li Jingliang), Anthony Rocco Martin (Neil Magny vs Anthony Rocco Martin) and Robbie Lawler (Neil Magny vs Robbie Lawler). Magny vs Chiesa is the main event of the UFC on ESPN 20 (also known as UFC Fight Island 8). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on ESPN 20: Chiesa vs Magny
Where: Etihad Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
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