Ion Cutelaba Stops Khalil Rountree In The First Round!!!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is all set for its UFC Copenhagen mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which is taking place live this afternoon (Saturday, September 28, 2019) inside Royal Arena in the capital of Denmark.
Welcome to the intriguing Light Heavyweight bout between dangerous TUF 23 finalist Khalil “The War Horse” Rountree and 2012 European Combat Sambo Championships medalist Ion “Hulk” Cutelaba.
Cutelaba’s “Hulk roar” didn’t scare Khalil, so let’s see what happens next. The referee in charge of this contest is Marc Goddard.
No glove touch. Rountree in Muay Thai southpaw stance. Right hook to the head and strong body kicks Khalil, but Cutelaba took him down. Khalil stood up, the Moldovan takes him to the ground again.
Elbow Ion. Big right hand by Khalil!!! Superman punch Cutelaba, followed by a takedown. Elbow. Big right hand. More elbows.
Rountree got up, but Cutelaba took him down again. Cutelaba pounds him over and over, and the referee waves off the contest. He didn’t fire back, and great stoppage by the referee!
Final Result: Ion Cutelaba TKO’s Khalil Rountree (round 1, 2:35)
Check the highlights:
— UFC (@ufc) September 28, 2019
— UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) September 28, 2019
Ion Cutelaba improves the score to 15-4, 1 NC MMA; 4-3 UFC, Khalil Rountree drops to 8-4, 1 NC MMA; 4-4, 1 NC UFC.
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