Marcus McGhee
McGhee
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Aug 12 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Bantamweight
JP Buys
Buys
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7-1-0
KO 1
KO 1
9-5-0

The tape

33
Age
27
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 5" / 165 cm
N/A
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm

Tape record

SUBKOKOSUBKO
Form
KOUDKOSUBKO
7
Wins
9
6
By KO
3
86
KO%
33
1
By SUB
5
14
SUB%
56
1
Loses
5
0
Stopped
3
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2020
Debut
2015
8
Bouts
14
15
Rounds
24
50 minutes, 17 seconds
Fight Time
1 hours, 28 minutes

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

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UFC
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Marcus McGhee vs JP Buys report

Who won McGhee vs Buys?

Marcus McGhee beat JP Buys by during the prelims of UFC Fight Night – Luque vs Dos Anjos, on Saturday 12th August 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Marcus McGhee.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

McGhee vs Buys stats

Marcus McGhee stepped into the octagon with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

JP Buys made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.

The stats suggested McGhee had a massive power advantage over Buys, boasting at 86% knock out percentage over Buys' 33%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Buys had a massive advantage over McGhee, boosting at 56% submission rate over McGhee's 14%.

Marcus McGhee was the older man by 6 years, at 33 years old.

McGhee had a height advantage of 3 inches over Buys.

McGhee was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2020, 4 year and 7 months later than Buys, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 6 less professional rounds, 19 to Buys' 25.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Marcus McGhee had been fighting more than JP Buys.

Going to this contest, Marcus McGhee had last fought 9 months and 30 days ago, while JP Buys' last outing had been 1 year, 8 months and 3 days ago.

McGhee's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.

Buys' last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.

What were the odds on McGhee vs Buys?

Marcus McGhee was a 7/25 (-360) favourite going into the contest, while JP Buys made his way into the ring at 11/4 (+280) with oddsmakers.

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