AJ McKee Biography

( 1995 - )
May 27, 2018
First published on:May 27, 2018
by John Max

Facts of AJ McKee

Date of Birth: 1995, April 7
Age: 24 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Name Antonio McKee Jr
Birth Place Long Beach, California, United States
Famous Name Antonio McKee Jr
Father Antonio McKee
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Currently Working For Bellator
Affair with Alisia Vittoria
Girlfriend Yes

Antonio McKee Jr., better known as A.J. McKee, is an American professional mixed martial artist who is signed to Bellator MMA under the featherweight division. A professional since 2015, he has compiled an undefeated record fighting entirely at Bellator.

AJ McKee's Early Life

A.J. McKee was born on 7th April 1995, in Long Beach, California, United States. His birth sign is Aries. McKee is an American by his nationality and he belongs to Afro-American ethnicity.

His father, Antonio McKee, is a professional MMA fighter who has competed in the UFC, KOTC, and many others. Thus, following his father footsteps, McKee started his MMA training since his childhood and was coached by his father.

AJ McKee's Net Worth

As of 2018, McKee has not disclosed exact figure of his salary and net worth. The significant source of his career is assumed to be Bellator.

Event

Cash

Bellator 136

$3000

Bellator 141

$4000

Bellator 147

$5000

Bellator 160

$20,000

McKee's MMA career earnings so far is reported to be around $40,000.

AJ McKee's Mixed Martial Arts Career

Currently, McKee is associated with Body Shop Fitness, with the likes of Emanuel Newton and Bubba Jenkins.

Amateur Career

McKee compiled 7-1 (win-loss) record as an amateur from 2012-2014.  

Bellator MMA

On 10th April 2015, McKee made his professional MMA career and promotional debut at Bellator 136. He kissed the victory in his first pro bout, defeating his opponent Marcos Bonilla via submission due to a rear-naked choke in the round one.

He next faced James Barnes at Bellator 141. He won the fight via KO punches.

In his third fight for the promotion, McKee faced J.T. Donaldson and defeated him in the round one via KO.

McKee started 2016, fighting against Danilo Belluardo at Bellator 152 in England. He won the fight via TKO in the round one. In the same year, he amassed two more wins against Cody Walker and Ray Wood at Bellator 160 and Bellator 166, respectively.

On 27th January 2017, McKee faced Brandon Philips at Bellator 171. He won the fight via unanimous decision in the round three. Further, he defeated Dominici Mazzotta, Blair Tugman, and Brian Moore at Bellator 178, 182, and 187 respectively.

At Bellator 197, McKee successfully beat his opponent Justin Lawrence and took home, the belt, on 13th April 2018.

AJ McKee's Personal life

A.J. McKee, 23, is unmarried but not single. Currently, he is in an open relationship with his girlfriend of 4-years, Alisia Vittoria, an actress, model, singer, and songwriter.

McKee doesn’t share much about his love life, however, in the occasion of Vittoria’s birthday, he shared a beautiful picture of her, with a lovely caption.

 

Happy resurrection day everyone from the McKee family 

A post shared by aj mckee (@ajmckee101) on

Apart, McKee is a family person. He often shares adorable pictures with his family. In an interview, he states that he wants to gift him a million-dollar house, a six to seven bedroom house.

He currently stands at the height of 5 ft.10 inches( 177.8 cm) and weighs 66 kg (145 lbs).


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