Khalil Rountree Biography

( 1990 - )
October 4, 2019
First published on:October 4, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Khalil Rountree

Date of Birth: 1990, February 6
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Name Khalil Ibn Rountree Jr.
Birth Place Los Angeles, California
Famous Name The War Horse
Horoscope Aquarius
Net Worth $200,000
Salary  $119,000
Siblings brother
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession UFC fighter
Started career as MMA Fighter

Khalil Rountree is well-known as the ring name The War Horse and competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship(UFC)'s Light Heavyweight division. He was ranked Number 21` in the current best MMA Light Heavyweight fighters list whereas number 88 in the top fan favorite MMA fighter. 

Khalil last competed against Ion Cutelaba on 2019, September 28 which he lost and was broadcasted live on ESPN. He was trained in Thailand where he learned Muay Thai. 

Net Worth- $200,000

Khalil Rountree is a well-known name in UFC in terms of annual income as his salary is reported around $119,000. Fighters with such a huge income will undoubtedly live a luxurious life.  From all the career earnings, he has managed to make a net worth of $200,000

He earned around $38,000 in the game against Gokhan Saki which includes showing money and a win bonus. In addition to this, he received an incentive pay of $5,000 and a performance of the night bonus of $50,000 from the same fight. Moreover, he received a sum of $70,000 from his game against Eryk Anders in UFC 236.

Reebok shoe photo shared on Khalil's Instagram posts SOURCE: Instagram

Furthermore, in UFC 219, Khalil earned a sum of around $19,000 in a game lost against Michal Oleksiejczuk. He might have earned some more sum from his other matches but the details are not revealed in the media. Well, he has mentioned himself to be a Reebok athlete suggesting he might be involved in a deal with them. 

Relationship Status

Khalil is not comfortable in sharing details about his love life which is why there are no facts which put a light on his personal life. He doesn't seem single as one of his fans commented on social media posts claiming him to have a Brazilian girlfriend. The comment says "lmao what kind of themed bullshit is this? Rountree has a Brazilian GF, that should count." which is a reply to Ariel Helwani's Twitter post. 

Despite this, there aren't other details suggesting the love of his life. Besides his lifestyle is quite interesting as he is very much fond of listening to music. Moreover, he seems to be a follower of Sadhguru and Buddha as he shared many posts regarding them. 

Khalil taking blessing from a monk at Phra Ajahn Daeng, Pom Raman Temple, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province on January 13th. SOURCE: Instagram

He stayed in Thailand for his training and he mentioned that he had an awesome time staying there. Well, he seems to be calm and silent in nature beyond his arena. Furthermore, he has pinned tattoos on his body which includes a butterfly on his shoulder and claws on his neck. 

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Family

Khalil was born in Los Angeles California, the United States to father Roderick Rountree on 1990, February 6th. He lost his father Roderick Rountree when he was just 2 years old May 28, 1992, as his father was shot defending robbery. Khalil has a brother with whom he spent his entire childhood. 

Khalil and his father Roderick during his childhood day SOURCE: Instagram

UFC Career

Khalil Rountree Jr. is the 21st current best MMA Light Heavyweight Fighter and 87th top fan favorite MMA fighter. Khalil competes in the Light Heavyweight division of UFC(Ultimate Fighting Championship) while he began his UFC career in 2016. 

He faced some of the renowned fighters including Tyson Pedro, Daniel Jolly, Paul Craig, Gokhan Saki, Johhny Walker, and Eryk Anders, many more. Most recently, he competed with Ion Cutelaba with whom he lost the fight. 

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