Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Featherweight
26-4-0
22-1-0

The tape

35
Age
29
5' 6" / 168 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
71.7" / 182 cm
Reach
73.6" / 187 cm

Full record

KO 2KO 1KO 3UD 5UD 5
Form
SUB 1UD 3UD 3UD 3UD 5
26
Wins
22
13
By KO
6
50
KO%
27
3
By Sub
8
12
SUB%
36
4
Losses
1
3
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2015
30
Bouts
23
82
Rounds
48
6 hours, 7 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 12 minutes

Current rankings @ Featherweight

1
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
8
Tapology
-

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 2024.

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 26 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 13 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 22 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Volkanovski would have a large advantage in power over McKee Jr, boasting a 50% knock out percentage over McKee Jr's 27%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest McKee Jr would have a large advantage over Volkanovski, boasting a 36% submission rate over Volkanovski's 12%.

Alexander Volkanovski is the older man by 6 years, at 35 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 7 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 34 more professional rounds, 82 to McKee Jr's 48.

Volkanovski vs McKee Jr form

Volkanovski has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he lost to Ilia Topuria at UFC 298 on 17th February 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Islam Makhachev at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had won against Yair Rodriguez at UFC 290 on 8th July 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had been defeated by Islam Makhachev at UFC 284 on 11th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia.

He had beaten 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.

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

In his last fight, he defeated Clay Collard at PFL vs. Bellator: CHAMPS on 24th February 2024 by submission in the 1st round at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Previous to that, he was victorious against Sidney Outlaw at Bellator 301 on 17th November 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against Roberto ‘Satoshi’ de Souza at Bellator MMA vs. RIZIN on 31st December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Before that, he had beaten 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.

He had lost to Patricio Pitbull at Bellator 277 on 15th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Featherweight championship fight at SAP Center, San Jose.

Activity check

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

Alexander Volkanovski last fought 3 months and 6 days ago, while AJ McKee Jr's last outing was 2 months and 29 days ago.

Volkanovski's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

McKee Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Volkanovski vs McKee Jr?

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