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UFC Fight Night 49: Neil Magny Vs. Alex Garcia

ufc fight night 49

Neil Magny vs. Alex Garcia

We’ll conclude the prelims with welterweights Neil Magny (11-3) and Alex Garcia (12-1) doing battle.

Round 1: Magny using his reach to his advantage, keeping Garcia at bay so far. Garcia gets wild and Magny tries for the takedown and gets it. Magny tries for a rear-naked choke but it gets broke up by Garcia. He remains on top and in control, dominating Garcia with punches to the face and body. Good elbows to the body now from Magny. He’s working for an arm submission but is unable to score with it.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Magny

Round 2: Garcia has an injured right leg, but he is still trying to throw it. The knee looks seriously injured, though, and it’s going to be an issue. Takedown from Garcia scores, but he is unable to do any damage. Magny now trying to avoid the strikes, which he is doing.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Garcia

Round 3: The doctor looked at Garcia’s knee before the round and he allowed him to continue. He scores with a takedown and is working for a submission now, but Magny is able to use his wrestling prowess and keep him from working the choke. Garcia now in total control, not able to get his striking off. Garcia again to his back and working for a rear-naked choke, but Magny bucks him right off. Modified powerbomb from Magny to get out of it and he is looking to throw now.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Garcia

Neil Magny def. Alex Garcia via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)