American mixed martial artist Khalil Rountree competes in the Light Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and is presently a member of the organization. He owns a record of 4-0 from his past career competing with the Resurrection Fighting Alliance, and he has won multiple battles in the UFC (RFA). He has also had a fruitful career with the UFC. He earned a convincing victory by defeating Paul Craig at UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio in 2017. The mixed martial artist enjoys dancing and listening to music; he especially likes the disco band Village People. When he’s not engaged in combat, Bruce, his pet, is usually by his side. He stands out from the crowd thanks to his understated aesthetic and iconic mustache. Additionally, he is renowned for inspiring others and enticing individuals to pursue their aspirations. He truly serves as an inspiration for young black Americans. Rountree has amassed hundreds of thousands of admirers to date, both offline and on social media. He has a large Twitter and Instagram following, especially among young people.
Khalil Rountree’s Career
In his amateur battles, Khalil Rountree amassed a 6-0 record while competing under the Tuff-N-Uff and King of the Cage banners. He had a perfect 4-0 record during his professional fighting career with the Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA).
Then, in 2016, he participated in Team Joanna vs. Team Cláudia on The Ultimate Fighter. Rountree was knocked out in the opening round but was defeated in the elimination round through submission. Later, he was reinstated for the semifinal round because one of the competitors pulled out due to an injury. Rountree advanced to the final round after winning the match via knockout in the first round.
The American mixed martial artist faced Andrew Sanchez on July 8, 2016, in his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) promotional debut. Sadly, he was defeated by a unanimous decision. Later, in November, he fought Tyson Pedro and lost by rear-naked choke in the opening frame.
Rountree’s third match took place in February 2017 at UFC Fight Night: Bermudez vs. Korean Zombie, when he faced off against Daniel Jolly. He knocked him out in the opening round to win. Then, in July, he faced off against Paul Craig, defeating him once more in round one by knockout. In December 2017, Rountree was about to take on Gökhan Saki. However, due to an injury, the latter backed off and was replaced by Michal Oleksiejczuk. This battle was lost by Rountree.
Khalil’s Individual Life
On February 6, 1990, Khalil Rountree was born in Los Angeles, California, in the United States. He lost his father when he was two years old. The American R&B vocal group Boyz II Men’s tour manager was shot during an attempted heist.
He has a sibling that competes in mixed martial arts. The media is not aware of any information regarding his other family members or educational history. In a similar vein, no information is accessible about the MMA’s romantic or dating life.
Estimated Net Worth
Khalil is one of the wealthiest mixed martial artists and is among the most well-liked fighters. Khalil Rountree Jr.’s net worth is roughly $1.5 Million, according to our analysis of data from sources including Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider.