Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
When is Rountree Jr. vs Murzakanov?
Khalil Rountree could potentially fight Azamat Murzakanov, in Early 2024.
The fight would take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Rountree Jr. vs Murzakanov stats
Khalil Rountree would step into the octagon with a record of 12 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Azamat Murzakanov would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 12 wins and 0 draws, with 9 of those by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Murzakanov would have a slight advantage in power over Rountree, with a 75% knock out percentage over Rountree's 67%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Murzakanov would have a slight advantage over Rountree, with a 8% submission rate over Rountree's 0%.
Khalil Rountree is the younger man by 4 years, at 33 years old.
Rountree has a height advantage of 3 inches over Murzakanov. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Rountree is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 year and 3 months later than Murzakanov, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 15 more professional rounds, 34 to Murzakanov's 19.
Rountree Jr. vs Murzakanov form
Rountree has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he won against Chris Daukaus at UFC Fight Night – Luque vs Dos Anjos on 12th August 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Dustin Jacoby at UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen on 29th October 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Karl Roberson at UFC Fight Night on 12th March 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Modestas Bukauskas at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had been beaten by Ion Cutelaba at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Rountree's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
Murzakanov's last 3 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Rountree Jr. vs Murzakanov?
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