Humanizing Athletes: UFC Fighter Khalil Roundtree Jr.’s Favorite Things

UFC fighter Khalil Rountree Jr. (8-4)

MMA fighters are savages. They are the best athletes on the planet earth, however, they are also human and enjoy things just like you and me.

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Khalil “The War Horse” Roundtree is a fighter in the light heavyweight division.

Rountree is a fan-favorite fighter and must-watch television. He has some of the most memorable knockouts of the past five years, including his first-round knockout of kickboxing legend Gokhan Saki.

Rountree hinted after his fight against Ion Cuțelaba that he may retire after his next fight. Thankfully he chose to postpone his plans and sign a new deal with the UFC!

It will be more than a year since “The War Horse” has competed, but Rountree returns to action at UFC 257 on Jan. 24, 2021, against Marcin Prachnio.

Here is a list of UFC fighter Khalil Rountree Jr.’s favorite things.

Favorite food – Go Vegan!
Favorite drink – Iced Lemon espresso 
Favorite color – Green
Favorite all-time fight to watch – Satarnmuanglek Petchyindee academy vs. Chanalerd Meenayothin
Favorite knockout – Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort 
Favorite of your own fights – My fights against Paul Craig and Eryk Anders 
Favorite sport to watch other than MMA – Muay Thai
Favorite submission to practice – Guillotine 
Favorite athlete – Shaq
Favorite movie – Okja 
Favorite TV show – Love Island UK
Favorite song – Birds Fly Higher Than The moon by Yasper 
Favorite band or musician – Radiohead
Favorite place to travel to – Thailand 
Favorite video game -FIFA 19
Favorite animal – Elephant
Favorite holiday – My birthday 
Favorite hobby – Drawing 

You can follow UFC fighter, Khalil Rountree Jr., on Twitter and Instagram.

Check out the rest of my Humanizing series.

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