Journey Newson
Newson
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Apr 29 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Prelim
3 rounds contest @ Newson vs McGhee
Marcus McGhee
McGhee
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10-4-0
Sub 2
Sub 2
5-1-0

The tape

35
Age
34
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
67.3" / 171 cm
Reach
N/A

Tape record

UDUDKONCUD
Form
KOSUBKOKOKO
10
Wins
5
3
By KO
5
30
KO%
100
3
By SUB
0
30
SUB%
0
4
Loses
1
2
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2020
15
Bouts
6
33
Rounds
10
2 hours, 19 minutes
Fight Time
32 minutes, 50 seconds

Tape rankings @ Newson vs McGhee

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Journey Newson vs Marcus McGhee report

Who won Newson vs McGhee?

Marcus McGhee beat Journey Newson by submission in the 2nd round during the prelims of UFC Fight Night – Song vs. Simon, on Saturday 29th April 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Newson vs McGhee division, which meant the weight limit was pounds (0 stone or 0 KG).

Newson vs McGhee stats

Journey Newson stepped into the octagon with a record of 10 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Marcus McGhee made his way to the cage with a record of 5 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out.

Journey Newson's UFC record stood at 1-4-0, while Marcus McGhee's came in at 3-0-0.

The stats suggested McGhee had a massive power advantage over Newson, boasting a 100% knock out percentage over Newson's 30%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Newson had a large advantage over McGhee, boasting a 30% submission rate over McGhee's 0%.

Journey Newson was the older man by 1 year, at 35 years old.

McGhee had a height advantage of 3 inches over Newson.

Newson was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 4 years and 5 months earlier than McGhee, whose first professional fight was in 2020. He had fought 16 more professional rounds, 35 to McGhee's 19.

Activity check

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

Going to this contest, Journey Newson had last fought 1 year, 6 months and 26 days ago, while Marcus McGhee's last outing had been 1 year, 6 months and 7 days ago.

Newson's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

McGhee's last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Newson vs McGhee?

Journey Newson was a 57/100 (-180) favourite going into the contest, while Marcus McGhee made his way into the ring at 3/2 (+150) with oddsmakers.

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