Neil Magny vs. Daniel Rodriguez – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC Vegas 64: Mitchell vs. Evloev is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 5, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Neil “The Haitian Sensation” Magny will take on Daniel “D-Rod” Rodriguez in the Welterweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Vegas 64 card.

In this post, we will break down Neil Magny vs. Daniel Rodriguez matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵

The 35-year-old, Neil Magny is coming in with a 26-10-0 record. Magny will be fighting for the first time since a loss via submission against Shavkat Rakhmonov at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot in June.

Rodriguez, meanwhile, is coming off a split decision win against Li Jingliang on June 25, 2022 at UFC 279: Diaz vs. Ferguson and holds a 17-2-0 record.

Neil Magny vs. Daniel Rodriguez
35
Age
36
6′ 3″
Height
6′ 1″
170 lbs.
Weight
170 lbs.
80″
Reach
74″
26-10-0
Record
17-2-0
Orthodox
Stance
Southpaw

Neil Magny has an orthodox fighting stance with a 80″ reach. The 36-year-old, Daniel Rodriguez is an southpaw fighter with a 74″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Neil Magny:
→ Magny’s striking accuracy is 46%.
→ Magny lands 3.59 significant strikes per minute.
→ Magny’s takedown accuracy is 40%.
→ Magny’s takedown average is 2.31 per 15 minutes.
→ Magny’s takedown defense is 57%.

Magny comes in with 46% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.59 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Rodriguez fires at 49% accuracy, landing about 7.75 significant strikes per minute. Neil Magny also has a 40% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 2.31 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Rodriguez’s 0.72 takedowns and 73% takedown accuracy.

Daniel Rodriguez:
→ Rodriguez’s striking accuracy is 49%.
→ Rodriguez lands 7.75 significant strikes per minute.
→ Rodriguez’s takedown accuracy is 55%.
→ Rodriguez’s takedown average is 0.72 per 15 minutes.
→ Rodriguez’s takedown defense is 73%.

Daniel spent on average 11:39 minutes in the Octagon and Neil has an average fight time of 12:46 minutes.

This looks like an exciting matchup, at least on paper. UFC Vegas 64 is live in , who do you think will win, Neil or Daniel? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Vegas 64: Mitchell vs. Evloev
Date
November 5, 2022
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Matchup
Neil Magny vs. Daniel Rodriguez

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