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Bantamweight Division

Active

"The Manica"

Marcus McGhee

Bantamweight Division

9-1-0 (W-L-D)

5

Fight Win Streak

8

Wins by Knockout

1

Wins by Submission

Marcus McGhee

athlete record

Info

Learn more about Marcus McGhee's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Detroit, United States
Trains at
The MMA Lab
Fighting style
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Age
33
Height
68.00
Weight
135.50
Octagon Debut
Apr. 29, 2023
Reach
69.00
Leg reach
38.00
  • Pro since 2020

     
  • Eight wins by KO, one by submission (RNC)

     
  • Four first-round finishes

     
  • On five-fight winning streak

     
  • Reported 3-2 amateur record

UFC Fight Night (1/13/24) McGhee stopped Gaston Bolanos via strikes at 3:29 of the second round 

UFC on ESPN (8/12/23) McGhee knocked out JP Buys at 2:19 of the first round 

UFC on ESPN (4/29/23) McGhee submitted Journey Newson via rear naked choke at 2:03 of the second round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I've loved martial arts my whole life so when I was exposed to an MMA gym, I never looked back.

Do you have any heroes? My grandfather and Uncle Mike

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means a lot to me and is the start of the next chapter of my career and life.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to Glendale Community College

What was your job before you started fighting? Operational manager for cannabis grow. 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Ironboy MMA Amateur featherweight champion 

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? All wins by KO

Favorite grappling technique: No favorites

Favorite Striking technique: Love it all