Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-08-12, pretty good mma bout: Chris Daukaus vs Khalil Rountree gets three stars
(UFC Performance of the Night – take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Rountree vs Daukaus is scheduled to take place Saturday, August 12th, at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas (Nevada, United States), in a 3-round light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Vicente Luque vs Rafael dos Anjos – UFC Vegas 78 (also known as UFC on ESPN 51). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Chris Daukaus record
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Chris Daukaus entered this fight with a mma record of 12-6-0 (92% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.16 heavyweight in the world.
The last time he won was against Shamil Abdurakhimov in 2021 (Shamil Abdurakhimov vs Chris Daukaus), then he has lost three times: against Derrick Lewis (Derrick Lewis vs Chris Daukaus), Curtis Blaydes (Curtis Blaydes vs Chris Daukaus) and Jairzinho Rozenstruik (Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs Chris Daukaus).
Khalil Rountree record
His opponent, Khalil Rountree, has an official record of 11-5-0 (64% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.20 in the light heavyweight division.
He lost two consecutive fights between 2019 and 2021, against Ion Cutelaba (Khalil Rountree vs Ion Cutelaba) and Marcin Prachnio, but then he has beat Modestas Bukauskas, Karl Roberson and Dustin Jacoby (Dustin Jacoby vs Khalil Rountree).
Here is the UFC Vegas 78 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Vicente Luque vs Rafael dos Anjos
Cub Swanson vs Hakeem Dawodu
Chris Daukaus vs Khalil Rountree
Polyana Viana vs Iasmin Lucindo
Tafon Nchukwi vs A.J. Dobson
Josh Fremd vs Jamie Pickett
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Marcus McGhee vs J.P. Buys
Terrance McKinney vs Mike Breeden
Francis Marshall vs Isaac Dulgarian
Martin Buday vs Josh Parisian
Jaqueline Amorim vs Montserrat Ruiz
Da’Mon Blackshear vs Brady Hiestand
Luana Santos vs Juliana Miller
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Chris Daukaus vs Khalil Rountree as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Daukaus vs Rountree fight?
Khalil Rountree defeated Chris Daukaus via TKO at 2:40, round 1.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC Vegas 78 post-fight octagon interview of Chris Daukaus and Khalil Rountree.