Rhys McKee
McKee
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Apr 29 2023
Saturday

3Arena, Dublin, United Kingdom

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
Jim Wallhead
Wallhead
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12-4-0
KO 4
KO 4
33-11-0

The tape

28
Age
39
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Tape record

KOKOUDKOKO
Form
KOKOUDUDSUB
12
Wins
33
9
By KO
13
75
KO%
39
3
By SUB
10
25
SUB%
30
4
Loses
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

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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Rhys McKee vs Jim Wallhead report

Who won McKee vs Wallhead?

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

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).

McKee vs Wallhead stats

Rhys McKee stepped 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 made 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 suggested McKee had a massive power advantage over Wallhead, boasting at 75% knock out percentage over Wallhead's 39%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Wallhead had a slight advantage over McKee, with a 30% submission rate over McKee's 25%.

Rhys McKee was the younger man by 11 years, at 28 years old.

McKee had a height advantage of 4 inches over Wallhead. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

McKee was 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 had fought 48 less professional rounds, 38 to Wallhead's 86.

McKee vs Wallhead form

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

In his last fight before this contest, he had 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 had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Wallhead's last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.

What were the odds on McKee vs Wallhead?

Rhys McKee was a 1/3 (-300) favourite going into the contest, while Jim Wallhead made his way into the ring at 9/4 (+230) with oddsmakers.

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