The former Glory light-Hw kickboxing champion Gokhan Saki entered this fight with a professional mma record of 1-1-0 (100% finishing rate) but he has kickboxing record of 83-12-0 (59 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.78 light heavyweight in the world. He debuted in mixed martial arts in 2004 but he lost to James Zikic via tko; then he fought in 2017 beating Henrique da Silva (4-stars fight, Gokhan Saki vs Henrique da Silva).
His opponent, Khalil Rountree Jr, has an official record of 6-2-0 (67% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.71 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive defeats in 2016, against Andrew Sanchez and Tyson Pedro, but then he has collected two victories, over Daniel Jolly and Paul Craig, and one no-contest with Michał Oleksiejczuk. Saki vs Rountree is on the undercard of Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier – UFC 226. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC 226 fight card (main fights):
Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier
Francis Ngannou vs Derrick Lewis
Paul Felder vs Mike Perry
Anthony Pettis vs Michael Chiesa
Gokhan Saki vs Khalil Rountree
Uriah Hall vs Paulo Henrique Borrachinha Costa
Raphael Assuncao vs Rob Font
Saki’s previous fight: Gokhan Saki vs Henrique da Silva
Saki vs Rountree Fight Video:
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