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Who won Rountree vs Bukauskas?
Khalil Rountree beat Modestas Bukauskas by , during the main card of UFC Vegas 36, on Saturday 4th September 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Khalil Rountree.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Rountree vs Bukauskas stats
Khalil Rountree stepped into the ring with a record of 8 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Modestas Bukauskas made his way to the ring with a record of 11 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Bukauskas had a slight advantage in power over Rountree, with a 73% knock out percentage over Rountree's 63%.
Khalil Rountree was the older man by 4 years, at 31 years old.
Bukauskas had a height advantage of 2 inches over Rountree. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Rountree's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Bukauskas', having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 10 months earlier than Bukauskas, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 28 to Bukauskas' 27.
Rountree vs Bukauskas form
Rountree had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Ion Cutelaba at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Previous to that, he had beat Eryk Anders at UFC 236 on 13th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at State Farm Arena, Atlanta, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Johnny Walker at UFC Fight Night 140 on 17th November 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Before that, he had won against G khan Saki at UFC 226 on 7th July 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Last Vegas, United States.
He had beat Paul Craig at UFC Fight Night 113 on 16th July 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow, Scotland.
Rountree's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.4 rounds on average.
Bukauskas' last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.7 rounds on average.