Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
22-1-0
21-13-0

The tape

29
Age
39
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Full record

SUB 1UD 3UD 3UD 3UD 5
Form
SUB 4UD 5KO 3UD 3
22
Wins
21
6
By KO
5
27
KO%
24
8
By Sub
12
36
SUB%
57
1
Losses
13
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2004
23
Bouts
34
48
Rounds
85
3 hours, 12 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 28 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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5
Bellator
-
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Tapology
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AJ McKee Jr vs Nate Diaz preview

When is McKee vs Diaz?

AJ McKee Jr could potentially take on Nate Diaz, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

McKee vs Diaz stats

AJ McKee Jr would step into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Nate Diaz would make his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 13 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 12 by submission.

The stats suggest McKee Jr would have a slight advantage in power over Diaz, with a 27% knock out percentage over Diaz's 24%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Diaz would have a large advantage over McKee Jr, boasting a 57% submission rate over McKee Jr's 36%.

AJ McKee Jr is the younger man by 10 years, at 29 years old.

Diaz has a height advantage of 2 inches over McKee Jr. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

McKee Jr is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 10 years and 5 months later than Diaz, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He has fought 37 less professional rounds, 48 to Diaz's 85.

McKee vs Diaz form

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

In his last fight, he won against Clay Collard at PFL vs. Bellator: CHAMPS on 24th February 2024 by submission in the 1st round at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Previous to that, he had beaten Sidney Outlaw at Bellator 301 on 17th November 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated 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.

Before that, he was victorious 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.

He had lost to Patricio Pitbull at Bellator 277 on 15th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at SAP Center, San Jose.

Activity check

McKee Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Diaz's last 4 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on McKee vs Diaz?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for McKee vs Diaz yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

AJ McKee Jr vs Nate Diaz news

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