Rhys McKee
McKee
Apr 29 2023
Saturday

3Arena, Dublin, United Kingdom

Cage Warriors 153
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
Jim Wallhead
Wallhead
United Kingdom flag
12-4-1

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

UK - TBC / US - TBC

33-11-0

The tape

27
Age
38
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Full record

KO 3KO 3KO 1KO 1SUB 3
Form
KO 1KO 1
12
Wins
33
9
By KO
13
75
KO%
39
3
By Sub
10
25
SUB%
30
4
Losses
11
2
Stopped
2
0
Tapped
4
1
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2005
17
Bouts
44
31
Rounds
82
2 hours, 1 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 34 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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Rhys McKee vs Jim Wallhead preview

When is McKee vs Wallhead?

Rhys McKee will face Jim Wallhead in the main event of Cage Warriors 153, on Saturday 29th April 2023 at 3Arena in Dublin.

The fight will be contested over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

McKee vs Wallhead stats

Rhys McKee steps into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Jim Wallhead will make his way to the cage with a record of 33 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 13 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.

The stats suggest McKee has a massive power advantage over Wallhead, boasting at 75% knock out percentage over Wallhead's 39%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Wallhead will have a slight advantage over McKee, with a 30% submission rate over McKee's 25%.

Rhys McKee is the younger man by 11 years, at 27 years old.

McKee has a height advantage of 4 inches over Wallhead. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

McKee is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 27 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 10 year and 5 months later than Wallhead, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He has fought 51 less professional rounds, 31 to Wallhead's 82.

McKee vs Wallhead form

McKee has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he beat Justin Burlinson at Cage Warriors 140 on 25th June 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Cage Warriors Welterweight championship fight at SSE Arena, Belfast, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Aleksi M ntykivi at Cage Warriors 129 on 2nd October 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at York Hall, London, England.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Khamzat Chimaev at UFC Fight Island 3 on 25th July 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he had won against Hakon Foss at Cage Warriors 110 on 9th November 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Neptune Stadium, Cork, Ireland.

He had beat Perry Andre Goodwin at Cage Warriors 102 on 2nd March 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at o2 Indigo, London, England.

Activity check

McKee's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Wallhead's last 2 fights have come over a period of 6 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1 rounds on average.

What are the odds on McKee vs Wallhead?

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