Spring 2023
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
19-1-0
21-13-0

The tape

27
Age
37
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Full record

UD 3UD 5SUB 1SUB 1SUB 3
Form
SUB 4UD 5KO 3UD 3
19
Wins
21
6
By KO
5
32
KO%
24
7
By Sub
12
37
SUB%
57
1
Losses
13
0
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2004
20
Bouts
34
41
Rounds
85
2 hours, 41 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 28 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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8
Bellator
-
-
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 Spring 2023.

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 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

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

The stats suggest McKee Jr would have a slight advantage in power over Diaz, with a 32% knock out percentage over Diaz's 24%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Diaz would have an advantage over McKee Jr, with a 57% submission rate over McKee Jr's 37%.

AJ McKee Jr is the younger man by 10 years, at 27 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 14 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 10 year and 5 months later than Diaz, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He has fought 44 less professional rounds, 41 to Diaz's 85.

McKee vs Diaz form

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

In his last fight, he beat 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.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had won against Darrion Caldwell at Bellator 253 on 19th November 2020 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He had beat Derek Campos at Bellator 236 on 21st December 2019 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

Activity check

McKee Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Diaz's last 4 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 27 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?

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