Late 2021
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
25-1-0
19-1-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Featherweight

The tape

34
Age
27
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
71.7" / 182 cm
Reach
73.6" / 187 cm

Full record

UD 5KO 4UD 5SD 5UD 5
Form
UD 3UD 5SUB 1SUB 1SUB 3
25
Wins
19
12
By KO
6
48
KO%
32
3
By Sub
7
12
SUB%
37
1
Losses
1
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2015
26
Bouts
20
71
Rounds
41
5 hours, 16 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 41 minutes

Current rankings @ Featherweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Alexander Volkanovski vs AJ McKee Jr preview

When is Volkanovski vs McKee Jr?

Alexander Volkanovski could potentially square off against AJ McKee Jr, in Late 2021.

The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).

Volkanovski vs McKee Jr stats

Alexander Volkanovski would step into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

AJ McKee Jr would make his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.

The stats suggest Volkanovski would have an advantage in power over McKee Jr, with a 48% knock out percentage over McKee Jr's 32%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest McKee Jr would have a large advantage over Volkanovski, boosting at 37% submission rate over Volkanovski's 12%.

Alexander Volkanovski is the older man by 7 years, at 34 years old.

McKee Jr has a height advantage of 4 inches over Volkanovski. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Volkanovski is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 10 months earlier than McKee Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 30 more professional rounds, 71 to McKee Jr's 41.

Volkanovski vs McKee Jr form

Volkanovski has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 4 times.

In his last fight, he won against Max Holloway at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Chan Sung Jung at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by knockout in the 4th round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Going into that contest, he had beat Brian Ortega at UFC 266 on 25th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Max Holloway at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by split decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had won against Max Holloway at UFC 245 on 14th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

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

In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated Patricio Pitbull at Bellator 263 on 31st July 2021 by submission in the 1st round in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at The Forum, Inglewood.

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

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

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, AJ McKee Jr has been fighting more than Alexander Volkanovski.

Alexander Volkanovski last fought 4 months and 22 days ago, while AJ McKee Jr's last outing was 1 month and 23 days ago.

Volkanovski's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.8 rounds on average.

McKee Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Volkanovski vs McKee Jr?

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