Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
14-0-0
17-7-1

The tape

26
Age
41
6' 3" / 191 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Full record

SD 3UD 3KO 1KO 3UD 3
Form
SUB 2KO 4UD 3UD 3UD 5
14
Wins
17
7
By KO
8
50
KO%
47
1
By Sub
1
7
SUB%
6
0
Losses
7
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
1
2019
Debut
2010
14
Bouts
25
33
Rounds
71
2 hours, 31 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 42 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

7
UFC
9
-
Bellator
-
6
Tapology
8

Ian Machado Garry vs Stephen Thompson preview

When is Garry vs Thompson?

Ian Machado Garry could potentially face Stephen Thompson, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Garry vs Thompson stats

Ian Machado Garry would step into the octagon with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Stephen Thompson would make his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 7 losses and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Garry would have a slight advantage in power over Thompson, with a 50% knock out percentage over Thompson's 47%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Garry would have a slight advantage over Thompson, with a 7% submission rate over Thompson's 6%.

Ian Machado Garry is the younger man by 15 years, at 26 years old.

Garry has a height advantage of 3 inches over Thompson. Despite this, Thompson has a 1-inch reach advantage.

Garry is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2019, 9 years later than Thompson, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 38 less professional rounds, 33 to Thompson's 71.

Garry vs Thompson form

Garry remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Geoff Neal at UFC 298 on 17th February 2024 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Neil Magny at UFC 292 on 19th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at TD Garden, Boston.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Daniel Rodriguez at UFC Fight Night – Rozenstruik vs. Almeida on 13th May 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Spectrum Center, Charlotte.

Before that, he was victorious against Kenan Song at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had won against Gabe Green at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Thompson has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Shavkat Rakhmonov at UFC 296 on 16th December 2023 by submission in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Kevin Holland at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Amway Center, Orlando.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Belal Muhammad at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

Before that, he had been defeated by Gilbert Burns at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

He had defeated Geoff Neal at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Ian Machado Garry has been fighting more than Stephen Thompson.

Ian Machado Garry last fought 3 months ago, while Stephen Thompson's last outing was 5 months and 1 day ago.

Garry's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Thompson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Garry vs Thompson?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Garry vs Thompson yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

Ian Machado Garry vs Stephen Thompson news

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