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Who won Rountree vs Roberson?
Khalil Rountree beat Karl Roberson by , during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 12th March 2022 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 Roberson stats
Khalil Rountree stepped into the ring with a record of 9 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Karl Roberson made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggested Rountree had a massive power advantage over Roberson, boasting at 67% knock out percentage over Roberson's 22%.
Khalil Rountree was the older man by 1 year, at 32 years old.
Rountree was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 11 months earlier than Roberson, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 2 more professional rounds, 28 to Roberson's 26.
Rountree vs Roberson form
Rountree had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Modestas Bukauskas at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had lost to Johnny Walker at UFC Fight Night 140 on 17th November 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Luna Park, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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.
Karl Roberson had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Brendan Allen at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by submission in the 1st round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 2 on 13th June 2020 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Wellington Turman at UFC on ESPN+ 13 on 13th July 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Golden1 Center, Sacramento.
Before that, he had lost to Glover Teixeira at UFC on ESPN+ 1 on 19th January 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
He had defeated Jack Marshman at UFC 230 on 3rd November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Karl Roberson had been fighting more than Khalil Rountree.
Going to this contest, Khalil Rountree had last fought 1 year and 19 days ago, while Karl Roberson's last outing had been 1 year, 4 months and 30 days ago.
Rountree's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.6 rounds on average.
Roberson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.