Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Jr. vs Crawford?
AJ McKee Jr beat Daniel Crawford by submission in the 1st round, during the main card of Bellator 212, on Friday 14th December 2018 at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Jr. vs Crawford stats
AJ McKee Jr stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Daniel Crawford made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Crawford had advantage in power over McKee Jr, with a 60% knock out percentage over McKee Jr's 42%.
AJ McKee Jr was the younger man by 2 years, at 26 years old.
McKee Jr had a height advantage of 1 inch over Crawford.
McKee Jr's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Crawford's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 8 months later than Crawford, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 6 more professional rounds, 33 to Crawford's 27.
Jr. vs Crawford form
McKee Jr remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Darrion Caldwell at Bellator 253 on 19th November 2020 by in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Derek Campos at Bellator 236 on 21st December 2019 by in the 3rd round at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.
Going into that contest, he had beat Pat Curran at Bellator 221 on 11th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Allstate Arena, Rosemont.
Before that, he had won against Daniel Crawford at Bellator 212 on 14th December 2018 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.
He had beat John Teixeira at Bellator 205 on 21st September 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Centurylink Arena, Boise.
McKee Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.