Khalil Rountree Jr. Next Fight

Last Modified Dec 8, 2023 05:21 GMT
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Khalil Rountree Jr. is an American professional mixed martial artist born on February 26, 1990, in Los Angeles, California, USA. A professional competitor since 2014, Rountree Jr. is an active fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He competes in the light heavyweight division of the promotion and is ranked No. 11 in the division’s rankings.


Khalil Rountree Jr. started as an amateur mixed martial artist on March 12, 2011. In his first fight as an amateur, he faced Travis Jelmyer and defeated him by first-round TKO. He compiled a record of 6 wins and 1 loss as an amateur before eventually shifting to professional mixed martial arts. The only loss in his amateur career was handed to him by Aaron Fonseca on September 16, 2011.


Khalil Rountree Jr. made his debut in professional mixed martial arts on June 6, 2014, against Livingston Lukow at RFA 15. It was his inaugural fight as a professional and his light heavyweight debut. Rountree Jr. won the fight by a unanimous decision and took off to a winning start. He suffered consecutive losses against Andrew Sanchez and Tyson Pedro on July 8, 2016, and November 27, 2016. The loss against Sanchez was his first professional loss in his career.


After being signed with the premiere Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Khalil Rountree Jr. has competed in the light heavyweight division. He has been impressive, and in his upcoming bout for the promotion, Rountree Jr. will be eyeing a convenient win to progress forward in the division.


Khalil Rountree Next Fight-Opponent, Date, Location


Khalil Rountree Jr. will be up against Anthony Smith in his upcoming showdown on December 9, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The duo will feature in the co-main event of the evening in a light heavyweight showdown. Both fighters will look to seize the opportunity and march forward in the division with a win.

Khalil Rountree Jr. Record


Khalil Rountree Jr. has a professional record of 12 wins, 5 losses, and 1 no-contest. A professional mixed martial artist since 2014, Rountree Jr. has won 8 fights by knockout and 4 via decision.


Res.RecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocationNotes
Win12–5 (1)Chris DaukausTKO (punches)UFC on ESPN: Luque vs. dos AnjosAugust 12, 202312:40Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesPerformance of the Night.
Win11–5 (1)Dustin JacobyDecision (split)UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. AllenOctober 29, 202235:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win10–5 (1)Karl RobersonTKO (body kick and punches)UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. AnkalaevMarch 12, 202220:25Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesPerformance of the Night.
Win9–5 (1)Modestas BukauskasTKO (leg kick)UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. TillSeptember 4, 202122:30Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss8–5 (1)Marcin PrachnioDecision (unanimous)UFC 257January 24, 202135:00Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Loss8–4 (1)Ion CuțelabaTKO (elbows)UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. CannonierSeptember 28, 201912:35Copenhagen, Denmark
Win8–3 (1)Eryk AndersDecision (unanimous)UFC 236April 13, 201935:00Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Loss7–3 (1)Johnny WalkerKO (elbow)UFC Fight Night: Magny vs. PonzinibbioNovember 17, 201811:57Buenos Aires, Argentina
Win7–2 (1)Gökhan SakiTKO (punches)UFC 226July 7, 201811:36Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesPerformance of the Night.
NC6–2 (1)Michał OleksiejczukNC (overturned)UFC 219December 30, 201735:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesOriginally a unanimous decision win for Oleksiejczuk; overturned after he tested positive for clomiphene.
Win6–2Paul CraigKO (punches)UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. PonzinibbioJuly 16, 201714:56Glasgow, Scotland
Win5–2Daniel JollyKO (knee)UFC Fight Night: Bermudez vs. The Korean ZombieFebruary 4, 201710:52Houston, Texas, United States
Loss4–2Tyson PedroSubmission (rear-naked choke)UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. BrunsonNovember 27, 201614:07Melbourne, Australia
Loss4–1Andrew SanchezDecision (unanimous)The Ultimate Fighter: Team Joanna vs. Team Cláudia FinaleJuly 8, 201635:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesReturn to Light Heavyweight. The Ultimate Fighter 23 Light Heavyweight Tournament Final.
Win4–0Justin PolendeyKO (punch)RFA 33December 11, 201511:42Costa Mesa, California, United States
Win3–0Cameron OlsonDecision (unanimous)RFA 25April 10, 201535:00Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United StatesMiddleweight debut.
Win2–0Blake TroopKO (punch)RFA 21December 5, 201410:39Costa Mesa, California, United StatesCatchweight (190 lb) bout.
Win1–0Livingston LukowDecision (unanimous)RFA 15June 6, 201435:00Culver City, California, United StatesLight Heavyweight debut.

Anthony Smith Record


Anthony Smith has a professional mixed martial arts record of 37 wins and 18 losses. He has been an active professional mixed martial artist since 2008 and has featured in 55 fights so far.


Res.RecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocationNotes
Win37–18Ryan SpannDecision (split)UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. The Korean ZombieAugust 26, 202335:00Kallang, Singapore
Loss36–18Johnny WalkerDecision (unanimous)UFC on ABC: Rozenstruik vs. AlmeidaMay 13, 202335:00Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Loss36–17Magomed AnkalaevTKO (punches)UFC 277July 30, 202223:09Dallas, Texas, United States
Win36–16Ryan SpannSubmission (rear-naked choke)UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. SpannSeptember 18, 202113:47Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesPerformance of the Night.
Win35–16Jimmy CruteTKO (doctor stoppage)UFC 261April 24, 202115:00Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Win34–16Devin ClarkSubmission (triangle choke)UFC on ESPN: Smith vs. ClarkNovember 28, 202012:34Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesPerformance of the Night.
Loss33–16Aleksandar RakićDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. RakićAugust 29, 202035:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss33–15Glover TeixeiraTKO (punches)UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. TeixeiraMay 13, 202051:04Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Win33–14Alexander GustafssonSubmission (rear-naked choke)UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. SmithJune 1, 201942:38Stockholm, SwedenPerformance of the Night.
Loss32–14Jon JonesDecision (unanimous)UFC 235March 2, 201955:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesFor the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Jones was deducted two points in round 4 after landing an illegal knee.
Win32–13Volkan OezdemirSubmission (rear-naked choke)UFC Fight Night: Volkan vs. SmithOctober 27, 201834:26Moncton, New Brunswick, CanadaPerformance of the Night.
Win31–13Maurício RuaKO (elbow and punches)UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. SmithJuly 22, 201811:29Hamburg, GermanyPerformance of the Night.
Win30–13Rashad EvansKO (knee)UFC 225June 9, 201810:53Chicago, Illinois, United StatesLight Heavyweight debut.
Loss29–13Thiago SantosTKO (body kick and punches)UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. AndersFebruary 3, 201821:03Belém, BrazilFight of the Night.
Win29–12Héctor LombardKO (punch)UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. BranchSeptember 16, 201732:33Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Win28–12Andrew SanchezKO (head kick and punches)UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. ReisApril 9, 201733:52Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win27–12Elvis MutapčićTKO (elbow and punches)The Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions FinaleDecember 3, 201623:27Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesPerformance of the Night.
Loss26–12Cezar FerreiraDecision (unanimous)The Ultimate Fighter: Team Joanna vs. Team Cláudia FinaleJuly 8, 201635:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win26–11Leonardo Augusto GuimarãesDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. CowboyFebruary 21, 201635:00Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Win25–11Josh NeerTKO (punches)Victory FC 47January 14, 201613:27Omaha, Nebraska, United StatesWon the VFC Middleweight Championship.
Win24–11Brock JardineTKO (punches)RFA 30: Smith vs. JardineSeptember 18, 201513:00Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Win23–11Tim WilliamsTKO (knee)Cage Fury FC 50: Williams vs. Smith IIJuly 18, 201511:02Atlantic City, New Jersey, United StatesDefended the CFFC Middleweight Championship.
Win22–11Tim WilliamsSubmission (inverted triangle choke)Cage Fury FC 46: Williams vs. SmithFebruary 28, 201521:15Chester, Pennsylvania, United StatesWon the CFFC Middleweight Championship.
Win21–11Andrew KapelSubmission (rear-naked choke)Extreme Beatdown: Beatdown at 4 Bears 12November 29, 201412:18New Town, North Dakota, United States
Win20–11Brian GreenDecision (unanimous)Bellator 129October 17, 201435:00Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Win19–11Victor MorenoSubmission (triangle choke)Bellator 117April 18, 201420:59Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Loss18–11Josh NeerSubmission (rear-naked choke)Victory FC 41December 14, 201333:48Ralston, Nebraska, United States
Loss18–10Antônio Braga NetoSubmission (kneebar)UFC on Fuel TV: Nogueira vs. WerdumJune 8, 201311:52Fortaleza, Brazil
Loss18–9Roger GracieSubmission (arm-triangle choke)Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. SaffiedineJanuary 12, 201323:16Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Win18–8Lumumba SayersSubmission (triangle choke)Strikeforce: Rousey vs. KaufmanAugust 18, 201213:52San Diego, California, United States
Win17–8Richard WhiteTKO (punches)Disorderly Conduct: FireworksJune 30, 201212:35Nebraska City, Nebraska, United States
Win16–8Ian BergSubmission (arm-triangle choke)Victory FC 37April 13, 201222:01Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Loss15–8Adlan AmagovKO (punches)Strikeforce Challengers: Britt vs. SayersNovember 18, 201112:32Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesCatchweight (188 lb) bout; Smith missed weight.
Win15–7Ben LagmanKO (punch)Strikeforce Challengers: Voelker vs. Bowling IIIJuly 22, 201120:33Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win14–7Curtis JohnsonKO (punches)Cornhusker Fight Club 6: SlugfestJuly 9, 201113:13Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Win13–7Eric SchambariTKO (punches)C3 Fights: MMA Championship FightsJune 4, 201111:46Concho, Oklahoma, United States
Win12–7Matt GabelSubmission (triangle choke)Extreme Challenge 181April 15, 201111:50Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Win11–7Demetrius RichardsTKO (punches)Extreme Challenge: Bad BloodFebruary 11, 201122:07Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Win10–7Ben CrowderKO (punch)Cornhusker Fight Club 2: Season's BeatingsDecember 17, 201011:09Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Loss9–7Jesse ForbesTKO (punches)Crowbar MMA: Fall BrawlSeptember 11, 201021:28Fargo, North Dakota, United States
Win9–6Logan ClarkTKO (doctor stoppage)Seconds Out / Vivid MMA: Havoc at the Hyatt 2June 19, 201022:22Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Win8–6Lucas St. ClaireSubmission (armbar)Max Fights 10May 8, 201013:19East Grand Forks, Minnesota, United States
Win7–6Mike GeorgeKO (punch)TriState Cage Fights: Island WarfareApril 17, 201010:22Grand Island, Nebraska, United States
Win6–6James BrascoTKO (doctor stoppage)XKL Evolution 1March 20, 201011:21Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States
Loss5–6Jake HechtTKO (punches)Victory FC 30: Night of ChampionsFebruary 5, 201034:35Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Loss5–5Mike PitzTKO (punches)Fight Club Inc.July 25, 200923:21Addison, Illinois, United States
Loss5–4Chaun SimsTKO (punches)Fight To Win: Colorado vs. NebraskaMarch 14, 200922:00Denver, Colorado, United States
Loss5–3Brian MonahanSubmission (armbar)Victory FC 26: OnslaughtFebruary 20, 20091N/ACouncil Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Win5–2Rico Washington Sr.TKO (punches)Minnesota Combat SportsJanuary 9, 200910:54Maplewood, Minnesota, United States
Loss4–2Charley LynchTKO (punches)Brutaal: Fight NightNovember 6, 200813:12Maplewood, Minnesota, United States
Win4–1Chuck ParmeleeSubmission (choke)Torment MMASeptember 20, 200821:26Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Loss3–1Chuck ParmeleeTKO (punches)TriState Cage FightsJune 14, 20082N/AYankton, South Dakota, United States
Win3–0Ricky DuvallKO (punch)Victory FC 23: ValidationMay 9, 2008N/AN/ACouncil Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Win2–0Jeremy ShepherdSubmission (choke)Pugilistic ProductionsMarch 22, 200822:13Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Win1–0Dave MoranSubmission (armbar)Victory FC 22: AscensionFebruary 29, 200821:19Sioux City, Iowa, United States

Khalil Rountree Jr. Last Fight


Khalil Rountree Jr. squared off against Chris Daukaus at UFC on ESPN: Luque vs. Dos Anjos on August 12, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Rountree Jr. put on a dominant show by dispatching Daukaus in the first round by TKO (punches) and winning the fight.


FAQs

A. He is scheduled to fight in his upcoming fight on December 9, 2023. 


A. He competes in the light heavyweight division.


A. He will fight Anthony Smith in his upcoming fight.


A. He is ranked No. 11 in the UFC light heavyweight rankings.


A. Yes, he won his most recent fight.


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