Canada vs USA: Alex Garcia, Court McGee fight at ‘UFC Fight Night 138’ in Moncton

Alex Garcia, Court McGee

Alex Garcia, Court McGee

Featuring 13 mixed martial arts matches, “UFC Fight Night 138” took place at the Avenir Centre in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada on October 27, 2018. In the eighth bout of the evening, Alex “The Dominican Nightmare” Garcia, 31, of Montreal, Quebec, Canada faced Court “The Crusher” McGee, 33, of Orem, Utah, United States.

Blue Corner

Garcia was born in Santiago, Dominican Republic. He was one of the four fighters who represented Canada at “UFC Fight Night 138.”

The Dominican-American fighter trains out of Tristar Gym in Montreal. “UFC Fight Night 138” marked his 10th UFC bout.

Red Corner

McGee was born in Ogden, Utah, United States. He is a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Jason Mertlich.

The Utah native is of Irish and Scottish descent. “UFC Fight Night 138” marked his 14th UFC bout.

Fight Results 

Garcia and McGee competed in the welterweight division at “UFC Fight Night 138.” Currently reigning UFC Welterweight Champion is Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley, 36, of St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

After three five-minute rounds, the welterweight bout between Garcia and McGee was left in the hands of the judges. In the end, referee Jerin Valel raised the hand of American contender, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision.

Winning at “UFC Fight Night 138” improved McGee’s professional MMA record to 18 wins and 7 losses. On the other hand, losing to the Orem native downgraded Garcia’s record to 15 wins and 5 losses.

“UFC Fight Night 138” Main Events

In the co-main event, Michael “The Menace” Johnson of Boca Raton, Florida, United States and Artem “The Russian Hammer” Lobov of Dublin, Ireland competed in a catch weight of 147 lbs. After three five-minute rounds, the American contender defeated his Russian-Irish opponent via unanimous decision.

In the main event, Volkan “No Time” Oezdemir of Fribourg, Switzerland and Anthony “Lionheart” Smith of Omaha, Nebraska, United States competed in the light heavyweight division. The American contender submitted his Swiss opponent via rear-naked choke at 4:26 of Round 3.

Meanwhile, here is a clip from the “UFC Fight Night 138” weigh-ins and face-offs:

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