Jul 31 2021
Saturday

The Forum, Inglewood, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
31-4-0
Sub 1
Sub 1
17-0-0

Belts on The Line

Bellator Featherweight Championship

The tape

36
Age
29
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
65.4" / 166 cm
Reach
73.6" / 187 cm

Tape record

SUBKOUDKOUD
Form
SUBSUBKOUDSUB
31
Wins
17
11
By KO
6
35
KO%
35
11
By SUB
6
35
SUB%
35
4
Loses
0
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2004
Debut
2015
35
Bouts
17
87
Rounds
32
6 hours, 11 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 59 minutes

Tape rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
-
-
Bellator
1
-
Tapology
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Patricio Pitbull vs AJ McKee Jr report

Who won Pitbull vs McKee?

AJ McKee Jr beat Patricio Pitbull by submission in the 1st round during the main event of Bellator 263, on Saturday 31st July 2021 at The Forum in Inglewood.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

This contest was for the Bellator Featherweight championship.

Pitbull vs McKee stats

Patricio Pitbull stepped into the octagon with a record of 31 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.

AJ McKee Jr made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 17 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

Patricio Pitbull's Bellator record stood at 23-6-0, while AJ McKee Jr's came in at 22-1-0.

The stats suggested that Pitbull and McKee Jr have similar power, both with a 35% knock out percentage.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Pitbull and McKee Jr would have been pretty equal, both with a 35% submission rate.

Patricio Pitbull was the older man by 7 years, at 36 years old.

McKee Jr had a height advantage of 4 inches over Pitbull. That also extended to a 9-inch reach advantage.

Pitbull was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 11 years and 1 month earlier than McKee Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 59 more professional rounds, 107 to McKee Jr's 48.

Pitbull vs McKee form

Pitbull had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against AJ McKee Jr at Bellator 277 on 15th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at SAP Center, San Jose, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to AJ McKee Jr at Bellator 263 on 31st July 2021 by submission in the 1st round in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at The Forum, Inglewood.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Emmanuel Sanchez at Bellator 255 on 2nd April 2021 by submission in the 1st round in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Before that, he had defeated Pedro Carvalho at Bellator 252 on 12th November 2020 by knockout in the 1st round in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

He was victorious against Juan Archuleta at Bellator 228 on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at The Forum, Inglewood.

McKee Jr had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1opponent and going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Darrion Caldwell at Bellator 253 on 19th November 2020 by submission in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Derek Campos at Bellator 236 on 21st December 2019 by submission in the 3rd round at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Pat Curran at Bellator 221 on 11th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Allstate Arena, Rosemont.

Before that, he was victorious against Daniel Crawford at Bellator 212 on 14th December 2018 by submission in the 1st round at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

He had won against John Teixeira at Bellator 205 on 21st September 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Centurylink Arena, Boise.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Patricio Pitbull had been fighting more than AJ McKee Jr.

Going to this contest, Patricio Pitbull had last fought 2 years, 1 month and 25 days ago, while AJ McKee Jr's last outing had been 3 years, 6 months and 21 days ago.

Pitbull's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

McKee Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 8 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

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