Tape rankings @ Newson vs McGhee
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 loses 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, with 5 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested McGhee had a massive power advantage over Newson, boosting at 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 at 30% submission rate over McGhee's 0%.
Journey Newson was the older man by 1 year, at 34 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 19 more professional rounds, 35 to McGhee's 16.
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 11 months and 20 days ago, while Marcus McGhee's last outing had been 11 months and 1 day ago.
Newson's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 7 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 16 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 1 year, 4 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 15 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.