Apr 21 2017
Friday

Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Featherweight
Dominic Mazzotta
Mazzotta
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7-0-0
KO 1
KO 1
12-1-0

The tape

29
Age
36
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
66.1" / 168 cm

Tape record

UDUDSUBKOKO
Form
UDSUBSUBSUBSUB
7
Wins
12
3
By KO
1
43
KO%
8
2
By SUB
9
29
SUB%
75
0
Loses
1
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2013
7
Bouts
13
12
Rounds
24
45 minutes, 25 seconds
Fight Time
1 hours, 27 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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AJ McKee Jr vs Dominic Mazzotta report

Who won Jr. vs Mazzotta?

AJ McKee Jr beat Dominic Mazzotta by knockout in the 1st round during the main card of Bellator 178, on Friday 21st April 2017 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.

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 Mazzotta stats

AJ McKee Jr stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 7 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Dominic Mazzotta made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 1 of those win coming by knock out and 9 by submission.

AJ McKee Jr's Bellator record stood at 22-1-0, while Dominic Mazzotta's came in at 2-2-0.

The stats suggested McKee Jr had a massive power advantage over Mazzotta, boasting a 43% knock out percentage over Mazzotta's 8%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Mazzotta had a massive advantage over McKee Jr, boasting a 75% submission rate over McKee Jr's 29%.

AJ McKee Jr was the younger man by 7 years, at 29 years old.

McKee Jr had a height advantage of 3 inches over Mazzotta. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.

McKee Jr was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 years and 2 months later than Mazzotta, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 13 more professional rounds, 48 to Mazzotta's 35.

Jr. vs Mazzotta form

McKee Jr had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 opponent and going to the judges 4 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Derek Campos at Bellator 236 on 21st December 2019 by submission in the 3rd round at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Pat Curran at Bellator 221 on 11th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Allstate Arena, Rosemont.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Daniel Crawford at Bellator 212 on 14th December 2018 by submission in the 1st round at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

Before that, he was victorious against John Teixeira at Bellator 205 on 21st September 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Centurylink Arena, Boise.

He had won against Justin Lawrence at Bellator 197 on 13th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Family Arena, St. Charles.

Activity check

McKee Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

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