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Carlos Newton wins by TKO at 'W1: Inception'

Former UFC welterweight champion Carlos Newton picked up his first win ever in Canada on Saturday at "W1: Inception" in Gatineau, Quebec.

Headlining the event, Newton defeated Nabil Khatib via via first-round TKO with punches in the mount.

Newton, 32, was fighting in his home country for the first time since his MMA debut on April 26, 1996, when Newton was a 19-year-old taking on a super-heavyweight.

Newton avoided slipping under the .500 mark and snapped a three-fight losing streak. Newton's record now stands at 14-13.

Newton, who still teaches at the Warrior Martial Arts Centre in Newmarket, Ontario, last competed in October 2007 at a K-1 Hero's event in Japan.