Neil Magny entered this fight with a pro mma record of 23-7-0 (43% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.10 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Kamaru Usman). 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) and Anthony Rocco Martin (Neil Magny vs Anthony Rocco Martin).
His opponent, the former Ufc Ww champion Robbie Lawler, has a record of 28-14-0 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.32 in the same weight class but he won just one out of his last five bouts, against Donald Cerrone in 2017 (Lawler vs Cerrone). After this fight he has lost to Rafael dos Anjos (Robbie Lawler vs Rafael dos Anjos), Ben Askren (Robbie Lawler vs Ben Askren) and Colby Covington (Colby Covington vs Robbie Lawler). Lawler vs Magny is on the undercard of Anthony Smith vs Aleksandar Rakic – UFC Fight Night 175 (also known as UFC Vegas 8). Watch the video and rate this fight!