Stance: Southpaw
Division: Light Heavyweight
Height: 6' 1"
Reach: 76"
Leg reach: 44.00
Weight: 205 lbs.
Team: Syndicate MMA (until 2019)
Nationality: American
Out of: Phuket, Thailand
Age: 33


Wins by KO: 6
Wins by decision: 3



Significant Strikes Attempted: 1029
Significant Strikes Landed: 398


Takedowns Attempted: 1


Khalil Rountree Jr. is an American professional mixed martial artist who currently competes in the light heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Born on April 1, 1991, in San Diego, California, USA to Khalil Sr. and Diandra Rountree. He has a twin brother named Kameron.

Rountree grew up playing football before eventually beginning to train at MMA gyms after graduating from high school in 2010. After cutting his teeth on the local circuit for several years, he made his official professional debut in 2014 and quickly developed into one of the most promising fighters in his division following quick finishes over all eight of his opponents leading up to 2018 when he was signed by UFC after appearing on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series where he earned a first-round knockout win over former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Maurรญcio “Shogun” Rua in June 2018 which marked as one of the biggest upsets that year making it possible for him secure a contract with UFC .

Since signing with UFC , Rountree has racked up three wins out of six fights including notable wins against Ion Cutelaba via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 129 and Gokhan Saki at UFC 226 which won him Performance of The Night award as well as Fight Of The Night awards against Tyson Pedro both happened at same event – UFC 243. Although results didn’t go on Khalil’s way everytime but there is no doubt that each fight has been entertaining due fans love watching him perform because they know they will always get something memorable out it either win or lose because Khalil always puts everything out there whenever steps inside octagon showing that why is considered as Top 15 light-heavyweight fighter by rankings standings according their website .

Known professionally simply by โ€˜Karuโ€™ โ€“ shorted name from combination between ‘Khalil’ and ‘Rouuntree’,the 29-year old athlete also known for being involved with various charities such as You Can Play Project whose main focus beyond sports are LGBTQ athletes having her rights respected throughout entire world; being a strong advocate about racial equality specially involving black community ;as well helping homeless kids across US through providing them food donations amongst other supplies since 2017 when co-founded organization called Streetboxx alongside some friends during those times . Outside sport and charity work ,Rounntee loves going snowboarding around mountains from Southern California during winter season or spending quality time with close friends enjoying beach life nearby Ocean Beach when gets chance .

Fight History

Anthony Smith
Khalil Rountree Jr.: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 3 @ 0:56
Sat. Dec 09, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Song vs. Gutierrez
Chris Daukaus
Khalil Rountree Jr.: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 1 @ 2:40
Sat. Aug 12, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Dos Anjos
Dustin Jacoby
Khalil Rountree Jr.: Winner
by Split Decision in Round 3
Sat. Oct 29, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen
Karl Roberson
Khalil Rountree Jr.: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 2 @ 0:25
Sat. Mar 12, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Ankalaev
Modestas Bukauskas
Khalil Rountree Jr.: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 2 @ 2:31
Sat. Sep 04, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Till
Marcin Prachnio
Khalil Rountree Jr.: Defeated
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Jan 23, 2021
UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor
Ion Cutelaba
Khalil Rountree Jr.: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 1
Sat. Sep 28, 2019
UFC FN: Hermanson vs. Cannonier


Khalil Rountree Jr. Vs Chris Daukaus?
Khalil Rountree Jr. defeated Chris Daukaus via KO/TKO at 2:40 of Round 1 on August 12, 2023.

Khalil Rountree Jr?
Khalil Rountree Jr. is a professional mixed martial artist.

Khalil Rountree Jr Record?
Khalil Rountree Jr. has a record of 13 wins, 5 losses, and 1 no contest.

Khalil Rountree Jr Sherdog?
Khalil Rountree Jr., also known as The War Horse, has a profile on Sherdog.

Khalil Rountree Jr Next Fight?

Khalil Rountree Jr Vs Eryk Anders?
Eryk Anders and Khalil Rountree Jr. had a bout which was recorded and uploaded on YouTube.

Khalil Rountree Jr Tapology?
Khalil Rountree Jr., also known as "The War Horse," is an MMA fighter featured on the Tapology page.

Khalil Rountree Jr Ufc?
Khalil Rountree Jr. is a professional mixed martial artist competing in the Light Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Khalil Rountree Jr Oblique Kick?
Khalil Rountree Jr. used an oblique kick to win a match by TKO, as shown on YouTube.

Khalil Rountree Jr Vs Modestas Bukauskas?
Khalil Rountree Jr won against Modestas Bukauskas via a knee blow out from an oblique kick at UFC Fight Night on 9/4/2021.