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Friday, Apr 13, 2018

UFC Announces Gokhan Saki – Khalil Rountree Jr. Bout Rebooked

Gokhan Saki (photo via GLORY)

By FCF Staff

After a bout between Gokhan Saki and Khalil Rountree Jr. fell through in December, the UFC’s announced the light-heavyweights will fight July 7th.

The bout will be part of UFC 226, which will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Saki (2-0), who had to withdraw from the initial booking due to a knee injury, made his UFC debut last September, and KO’d Henrique da Silva.

Rountree Jr. (6-3) ended up facing Michal Oleksiejczuk in December, and lost via decision. Prior to that he had won back-to-back bouts.

UFC 226 will be headlined by a heavyweight fight between Daniel Cormier and champion Stipe Miocic.

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posted by FCF Staff @ 4:53 pm
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