AJ McKee Biography

AJ McKee McKee
( 1995 - )
May 15, 2018
First published on:May 15, 2018

Facts of AJ McKee Biography

Date of Birth: 1995 April 7
Age: 23 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Gender: Male

Antonio McKee Jr., better known as AJ McKee or Mercenary is an American mixed martial artist. He currently competes in the featherweight division of Bellator MMA. The fighter has a record of 11 wins. He began his career in 2015. He is associated with Team Bodyshop and fights out of Lakewood, California.

 

McKee is currently in a relationship with Alisia Vittoria. The two have been together for more than three years now. To know more about McKee's early life, relationships, affairs, father, mother, fighter, married life, children, wins, education, career, net worth, family; keep scrolling.

AJ McKee Early Life and Education

AJ Mckee was born on April 7, 1995, in Long Beach, California. He has three siblings, two sisters, and a brother. His father, Antonio McKee is a former MMA fighter himself. Antonio was in the wrong company for quite some time.

[ CAPTION: AJ McKee with his father Antonio McKee ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

When AJ was 3 years old, Antonio was about to join his friends for a robbery. However, AJ stopped his father and since then Antonio started changing, eventually leading to a successful 15 year professional MMA career.

AJ began showing interest in fighting as a teenager. He was in private schools and trained with his father at the gym. He attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School. AJ then went to Ohio but did not care much for school. His father brought him back to California where he studied at Cerritos College. After realizing, he was done with college, AJ began training full time in his father's gym BodyShop Fitness.

AJ McKee Career 

AJ McKee was hard at training from the beginning. He relied on his natural abilities to fight the opponents. He has a record of 7-1 as an amateur. AJ McKee finally began his professional career in 2015. His debut bout was Marcos Bonilla at Bellator 136 on April 10, 2015. He won the fight via rear naked choke submission. 

[ CAPTION: AJ McKee ][ SOURCE: MMA Junkie ]

Furthermore, McKee used to smoke weed and party a lot not focusing much on his career. However, it was not until his third fight against J.T. Donaldson in which his eyebrow was split open, AJ started taking his career more seriously. McKee then signed a multi-year contract extension in 2015.

YouTube: Best of AJ McKee

After that, AJ has won fights against Danilo Belluardo, Ray Wood, Brandon Phillips and Blair Tugman. Till date, he has not lost any of the bouts. In recent events, he fought against Justin Lawrence on April 13, 2018, and won the bout via unanimous decision. He holds the record for the most consecutive Bellator wins.

AJ McKee Personal Life

The 23-year-old is yet to be married. However, he is in a long-term relationship with singer and model Alisia Vittoria. The two have been together for more than three years now. The two have relatively kept their relationship private. Nevertheless, AJ has posted some lovely words for his girlfriend. Check it down below.

[ CAPTION: AJ McKee writing about his girlfriend ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]
[ CAPTION: AJ McKee with his family ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

Apart from that, AJ is also very close with his family. He has a good relationship with his father. He is also fond of his sisters and recently born younger brother.

AJ McKee Net Worth

The net worth of AJ McKee is currently under review. He has earned a great deal of money thanks to his successful MMA career. His debut bout against Bonilla reportedly paid him $3,000. Furthermore, his earned $20,000 for his match against Cody Walker

AJ's base salary must have increased a lot since he is gaining popularity. Lets also not forget about the win bonuses he must have received from his 11 wins,.

May 15, 2018
First published on:May 15, 2018
by Deepika


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