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Rhys McKee vs Justin Burlinson report
Who won McKee vs Burlinson?
Rhys McKee beat Justin Burlinson by during the main event of Cage Warriors 140, on Saturday 25th June 2022 at SSE Arena in Belfast.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Rhys McKee.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
This contest was for the Cage Warriors welterweight championship.
McKee vs Burlinson stats
Rhys McKee stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Justin Burlinson made his way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested McKee had a massive power advantage over Burlinson, boasting at 73% knock out percentage over Burlinson's 29%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Burlinson had a massive advantage over McKee, boosting at 71% submission rate over McKee's 27%.
Rhys McKee was the older man by 2 years, at 27 years old.
McKee had a height advantage of 1 inch over Burlinson. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
McKee was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 11 months earlier than Burlinson, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, 31 to Burlinson's 17.
McKee's last 4 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Burlinson's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
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