Khalil Rountree Signs Contract Extension With UFC, Returning In 2021

There was a time when many thought the Khalil Rountree would be retiring from professional MMA competition, but that doesn’t seem to be the case any longer.

That’s because Rountree has announced via Instagram that he has signed a contract extension with the UFC and will return to action in 2021:


I’m extremely happy to announce that I’ve decided to extend my contract with the @ufc and will be making my return at the start of 2021 • After being away from the sport for over one year now it feels like I have the opportunity to start fresh. I’m back in the game 100% like I’ve just begun, ready to put on the most exciting fights you’ve seen from me yet. I’ve had lots of down time to reflect, reinvent and tighten my circle. I’ve taken the time to look at myself from the inside out and I’ve shared with you all the ups and downs publicly. Now it’s time to bite down and fight harder than ever. I’m ready, and you should be too. If you know a company or brand that you’d like to see me repping, please tag them below as I’m looking for sponsors/partners to grow with. #winningticket @mickmaynard2

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Rountree (8-4-0-1NC, 4-4-0-1NC UFC) has earned victories in the UFC over Daniel Jolly, Paul Craig, Gokhan Saki and Eryk Anders.

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