Neil Magny

Neil Magny

Personal Information

Full Name Aoutneil Neil Jacques Magny
Date of Birth August 3, 1987
Nationality American
Height 6 feet 2 inches (190 cm)
Weight 77 kg
Nickname The Haitian Sensation

Neil Magny News

Neil Magny not surprised by Colby Covington getting next title shot
Neil Magny not surprised by Colby Covington getting next title shot
Breaking: Neil Magny vs Phil Rowe in the works for UFC Jacksonville in June
Breaking: Neil Magny vs Phil Rowe in the works for UFC Jacksonville in June
Gilbert Burns reveals the reason he went for a quick submission against Neil Magny
Gilbert Burns reveals the reason he went for a quick submission against Neil Magny
 Gilbert Burns calls out Belal Muhammad and Jorge Masvidal 
 Gilbert Burns calls out Belal Muhammad and Jorge Masvidal 
Neil Magny: A Brief Biography

Aoutneil "Neil" Jacques Magny is an American professional mixed martial artist who competes in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is known for his striking skills and also holds the record for most wins in the welterweight division. Magny has had several successful fights in the UFC and has consistently been in the top rankings of the division. He is currently ranked No. 12 in the UFC welterweight standings.

Neil Magny holds the record for the most wins in the Welterweight division of the UFC.

Latest News Update for Neil Magny

Neil Magny is set to fight Gilbert Burns at UFC 283 on January 21, 2023.

Neil Magny is scheduled to fight Gilbert Burns at UFC 283

Neil Magny Facts

Birth PlaceBrooklyn, New York, United States
Father’s NameTo be updated
Mother’s NameTo be updated
Star SignLeo
Net Worth (2023)$2 Million
Last Fight Earnings$251,000
Age35 years
EducationSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville
MMA Debut2010
MMA Record27-9
AchievementsMost wins in the Welterweight division of UFC.
PartnerEmily Magny
EndorsementsTo be updated
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter

Early Life and Career

Neil Magny was born and grew up in New York, with a mixed heritage of Haitian and Dominican descent. He moved to Illinois at the age of 12, where he attended Thornwood High School and later Southern Illinois University Edwardsville where he earned a degree in Criminal Justice. He was involved in sports such as wrestling and football during his high school and college years. He also served in the army and was deployed in Kuwait before leaving the service in 2013.

Neil Magny began his professional MMA career in 2010 and won his first three fights in the C3 Fights and Cut Throat MMA promotions. He then moved on to Combat USA's Wisconsin vs. Illinois championship series where he advanced to the final round of the welterweight division tournament. He lost in the final round but fought one more time before trying out for the popular reality TV show, The Ultimate Fighter (TUF).

Neil Magny’s Career in The Ultimate Fighter

Neil Magny was selected to be a cast member on the reality TV show The Ultimate Fighter: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson. He won his elimination fight to enter the competition house, and was chosen by Shane Carwin as part of his team. He won his first fight of the season against Cameron Diffley and then defeated Bristol Marunde in the quarterfinals. However, he lost in the semifinals after being knocked out by Mike Ricci in the first round.

Neil Magny’s Career in UFC

Neil Magny first competed in the UFC against Jon Manley on February 23, 2013, as part of the preliminary card for UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche. He had previously amassed a 7-1-0 record in professional MMA. He won the fight by decision in the third round. Since then, Magny has had 28 more fights in the UFC and currently holds a record of 20-8-0, including his impressive victories against Geoff Neal, Li Jingliang, and Robbie Lawler.

Magny also holds the record for most victories in the welterweight division (20 wins) of the UFC surpassing Georges St-Pierre’s previous record of 19 wins.

Neil Magny’s Record

Win27–9Daniel RodriguezSubmission (D'Arce choke)UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. LemosNovember 5, 2022
Loss26–9Shavkat RakhmonovSubmission (guillotine choke)UFC on ESPN: Tsarukyan vs. GamrotJune 25, 2022
Win26–8Max GriffinDecision (split)UFC on ESPN: Blaydes vs. DaukausMarch 26, 2022
Win25–8Geoff NealDecision (unanimous)UFC on ESPN: Rodriguez vs. WatersonMay 8, 2021
Loss24–8Michael ChiesaDecision (unanimous)UFC on ESPN: Chiesa vs. MagnyJanuary 20, 2021
Win24–7Robbie LawlerDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. RakićAugust 29, 2020
Win23–7Anthony Rocco MartinDecision (unanimous)UFC 250June 6, 2020
Win22–7Li JingliangDecision (unanimous)UFC 248March 7, 2020
Loss21–7Santiago PonzinibbioKO (punch)UFC Fight Night: Magny vs. PonzinibbioNovember 17, 2018
Win21–6Craig WhiteKO (knee and punches)UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. TillMay 27, 2018
Win20–6Carlos ConditDecision (unanimous)UFC 219December 30, 2017
Loss19–6Rafael dos AnjosSubmission (arm-triangle choke)UFC 215September 9, 2017
Win19–5Johny HendricksDecision (unanimous)UFC 207December 30, 2016
Loss18–5Lorenz LarkinTKO (elbows)UFC 202August 20, 2016
Win18–4Héctor LombardTKO (punches)UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. MirMarch 20, 2016
Win17–4Kelvin GastelumDecision (split)The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 2 Finale: Magny vs. GastelumNovember 21, 2015
Win16–4Erick SilvaDecision (split)UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. OliveiraAugust 23, 2015
Loss15–4Demian MaiaSubmission (rear-naked choke)UFC 190August 1, 2015
Win15–3Lim Hyun-gyuTKO (punches)UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. FaberMay 16, 2015
Win14–3Kiichi KunimotoSubmission (rear-naked choke)UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. ThatchFebruary 14, 2015
Win13–3William MacárioTKO (punches)UFC 179October 25, 2014
Win12–3Alex GarciaDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. dos AnjosAugust 23, 2014
Win11–3Rodrigo de LimaKO (punches)UFC Fight Night: Te Huna vs. MarquardtJune 28, 2014
Win10–3Tim MeansDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. SilvaMay 10, 2014
Win9–3Gasan UmalatovDecision (unanimous)UFC 169February 1, 2014
Loss8–3Seth BaczynskiDecision (unanimous)UFC: Fight for the Troops 3November 6, 2013
Loss8–2Sérgio MoraesSubmission (triangle choke)UFC 163August 3, 2013
Win8–1Jon ManleyDecision (unanimous)UFC 157February 23, 2013
Win7–1Daniel SandmannDecision (unanimous)Hoosier Fight Club 10February 11, 2012
Loss6–1Andrew TraceSubmission (guillotine choke)Combat USA 30July 21, 2011
Win6–0Quartus StittSubmission (triangle choke)Combat USA 27May 14, 2011
Win5–0Kevin NowaczykDecision (unanimous)Hoosier Fight Club 7April 9, 2011
Win4–0Darion TerryTKO (punches)Rumble Time Promotions 7November 19, 2010
Win3–0Lawrence DunningTKO (punches)Cut Throat MMA 1November 6, 2010
Win2–0Nate PrattDecision (unanimous)C3 Fights 6October 22, 2010
Win1–0Nolan NorwoodSubmission (kimura)C3 Fights 5August 7, 2010

Neil Magny’s Most Popular Fights

Neil Magny vs. Li Jingliang

At UFC 248, Neil Magny returned from a 16-month absence and put on an impressive performance. He displayed a versatile striking style, exceptional fitness, and a consistent pace which kept Li Jingliang on the defensive for the majority of the fight. He ultimately earned a unanimous decision win, with all three judges scoring the match 30-27 in his favor. This win was Magny's first victory since 2018.

UFC 248 Adesanya v Romero
UFC 248: Magny vs. Jingliang

Neil Magny vs. Geoff Neal

Neal Magny squared off against Geoff Neal at UFC on ESPN: Rodriguez vs. Waterson.

In the first round of the fight, there wasn't as much striking as expected, with both fighters spending time in the clinch. The final round saw Magny in control, keeping his distance and using a high volume of punches to connect while avoiding the clinch. Magny's range proved to be a problem for Neal and even briefly took him down.

Magny defeated Neal with a pair of 29-28 scores and a 30-27 and was declared the winner via unanimous decision.

UFC Fight Night: Magny v Neal
UFC Fight Night: Magny v Neal

FAQs on Neil Magny

How old is Neil Magny?

Neil Magny is 35 years old.

Who is Neil Magny fighting next?

Neil Magny is scheduled to fight Gilbert Burns at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023.

Does Neil Magny have the most wins in the welterweight division of UFC?

Yes, Neil Magny holds the record for the most wins in the welterweight division of the UFC at 20 wins.

What is Neil Magny's nickname?

Neil Magny is nicknamed “The Haitian Sensation”.

Last Updated On 20th January 2023

Last Modified May 30, 2023 02:17 IST