Nov 17 2023
Friday

Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
20-1-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 30-27
  • 30-27
  • 30-27
UD 3
17-5-0

The tape

28
Age
31
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Tape record

UDUDUDSUBSUB
Form
UDKOSUBSDKO
20
Wins
17
6
By KO
1
30
KO%
6
7
By SUB
8
35
SUB%
47
1
Loses
5
0
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2013
21
Bouts
22
44
Rounds
47
2 hours, 56 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 27 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

-
UFC
-
6
Bellator
5
-
Tapology
-

AJ McKee Jr vs Sidney Outlaw report

Who won McKee Jr. vs Outlaw?

AJ McKee Jr beat Sidney Outlaw by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of Bellator 301, on Friday 17th November 2023 at Wintrust Arena in Chicago.

The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 30-27, 30-27 in favor of winner AJ McKee Jr.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

McKee Jr. vs Outlaw stats

AJ McKee Jr stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Sidney Outlaw made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggested McKee Jr had a large advantage in power over Outlaw, boasting at 30% knock out percentage over Outlaw's 6%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Outlaw had an advantage over McKee Jr, with a 47% submission rate over McKee Jr's 35%.

AJ McKee Jr was the younger man by 3 years, at 28 years old.

McKee Jr had a height advantage of 2 inches over Outlaw. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

McKee Jr was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 year and 2 months later than Outlaw, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 3 less professional rounds, 47 to Outlaw's 50.

McKee Jr. vs Outlaw form

AJ McKee Jr had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza at Bellator MMA vs. RIZIN on 31st December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Previous to that, he had won against Spike Carlyle at Bellator 286 on 1st October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, Long Beach, United States.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Patricio Pitbull at Bellator 277 on 15th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at SAP Center, San Jose.

Before that, he had beat Patricio Pitbull at Bellator 263 on 31st July 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at The Forum, Inglewood.

He had defeated Darrion Caldwell at Bellator 253 on 19th November 2020 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Sidney Outlaw had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Islam Mamedov at Bellator 298 – Storley vs. Ward on 11th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Tofiq Musayev at Bellator MMA on 22nd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel, Tacoma.

Going into that contest, he had won against Myles Jury at Bellator 261 on 25th June 2021 by submission in the 3rd round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, he had been beaten by Michael Chandler at Bellator 237 on 28th December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

He had defeated Roger Huerta at Bellator 234 on 14th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Menora Mivtachim Arena, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, AJ McKee Jr had been fighting more than Sidney Outlaw.

Going to this contest, AJ McKee Jr had last fought 1 year, 1 month and 20 days ago, while Sidney Outlaw's last outing had been 6 months and 9 days ago.

McKee Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Outlaw's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 7 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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