Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Newson vs Garcia?
Journey Newson beat Fernie Garcia by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC 274, on Saturday 7th May 2022 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Journey Newson.
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).
Newson vs Garcia stats
Journey Newson stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Fernie Garcia made his way to the ring with a record of 8 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Newson had a massive power advantage over Garcia, boasting at 33% knock out percentage over Garcia's 0%.
Journey Newson was the older man by 3 years, at 33 years old.
Garcia had a height advantage of 2 inches over Newson. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Newson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 months earlier than Garcia, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 30 to Garcia's 29.
Garcia's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.