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UFC on ESPN 24: Magny vs Neal 05/08/2021 Picks, Fight Predictions and Previews

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UFC on ESPN 24 Magny vs Neal 05-08-2021 Picks Fight Predictions and Previews

UFC on ESPN 24: Magny vs Neal 05/08/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to make another mark this month with UFC on ESPN 24 happening this Saturday, May 8. The matches will be held inside the closed-door facility of the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fights can be seen through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass subscriptions. The main event will be putting Michelle Waterson on a comeback trail at the UFC flyweight division but she has Marina Rodriguez in the way. Also in the main card, Neil Magny is set to fight Geoff Neal in a welterweight bout. It is seen in UFC live betting that Neal Magny will have to come up with something special over the favored fighter Goeffrey Neal if he wants to win.

UFC on ESPN 24: Magny vs Neal 05/08/2021

When: Saturday, May 8, 8:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 24: Magny vs Neal 05/08/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Neil Magny +165 Geoff Neal -190

Main Card

Neil Magny

Neil Magny is a 33-year-old fighter and his hometown is located at Dolton, Illinois in the USA. This fighter stands at six-foot-three and his training is being supplied at the Elevation Fight Team stable. Magny is known as the “Haitian Sensation” whenever he steps inside the MMA cage and has been fighting naturally at the welterweight division. His record is now at 24-8 and 14 of those wins were decisions. After getting into a three-game winning streak, Magny lost to Michael Chiesa in UFC on ESPN 20 just this January 2020. That match was the main event and went to a full five rounds. All the judges favored Chiesa to win. 

Geoff Neal

Geoff Neal carries an interesting ring name as the “Hands of Steel” and this fighter came all the way from Harker Heights in Texas,  USA. He trains at the Fortis MMA and Strkings fight stable. Neal stands at five-foot-eleven and this natural welterweight fighter has a professional fighting record of 13-3. Eight of those wins came from knockouts and also having three decisions and two submissions under his name. After a five-fight winning streak in the UFC, Neal tasted his first loss in the organization in December 20202 in UFC Fight Night 183 against Stephen Thompson. That match went to five rounds of fighting with Thompson getting the best of Neal. 

Magny vs Neal Betting Numbers

Magny
Neal
Record 24-8-0 13-3-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country USA USA
Height 6’3″ 5’11”
Weight (lbs) 170 170
Reach (in) 80 75
Win by KO/TKO 29% 62%
Win by Submission 13% 15%
Decisions 58% 23%
Strikes landed per minute 3.67 4.94
Striking accuracy 47% 49%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.05 4.93
Striking defense 56% 61%
Takedown average 2.46 0.50
Takedown accuracy 45% 50%
Takedown defense 57% 92%
Submission average 0.30 0.20

Magny vs Neal Betting Picks

Neal Magny has been an underrated and under-the-radar fighter in the UFC roster. Still, he has the potential to upset Geoffrey Neal in this fight. According to the top ufc oddsmaker, Neal is still the safe bet among the two welterweights.