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Media Khalil Rountree retires, moving to Muay Thai/ Kickboxing Competitions?

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by JustBleed69, Jan 15, 2020.

  1. JustBleed69 Touch-Butt Coral Belt

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    Dang, had no idea he was retiring either.
     
  3. Jojomojo Brown Belt

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    Always thought he still has potential. Good luck with whatever he does next.
     
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    Yeah weird announcement, he is still young and has some good skill, he has only been fighting mma for 5 years, he may have some injuries.
     
  5. TheRuthlessOne Banned Banned

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    Wait what?

    Horrible news

    UFC Is dying
     
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    Khalil was a good story- shame he hadnt started much sooner than he did. Hes a UFC level fighter and had evolved to that point in a rather short timeframe. He seems to be a good guy - wish him luck whatever hes doing next.
     
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    his match against sam alvey has been cancelled?
     
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    and this is why the shallow divisions stay shallow. nearly all the up and comers give up or rather work normal jobs.
     
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    I think he’s retiring after that
     
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    Power to him, lived the sherdog dream
    Fight fan to real fighter
     
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    "One last time" refers to him having his retirement fight vs Alvey.
     
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    Sad news for the fans. He was super fun to watch.

    As a fan I hope he moves to kickboxing or muay thai. He seems really enjoy being in Thailand and he is really talented.
     
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    As always, I wish him the best in his future endeavors.

    In a weird way, he reminds me of myself - practiced almost exclusively striking, I was very late to the game when it came to wrestling and BJJ. And as TS mentioned, the MMA world will pass you up in a hurry. There are teenagers with legit grappling skills. At least he has a backup plan and his young.

    Plus he got to bang Veronica during this whole time which is reason enough to start MMA.
     
  15. JustBleed69 Touch-Butt Coral Belt

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    He is an extremely good striker so this would be a good move for him imo. I'm sure his phsysicality would help him a lot as well.
     
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    I think we ALL remember this moment

    Warning: Keep it on mute. Horrible music in the background

     
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    He should rematch Saki in kickboxing
     
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    I would retire too if I was dumped by the goddess Macedo.

    <DCrying>
     
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    why, no shame losing to that moldavian guy. Khalil looked like a killer prior to that. If he just wants to improve his grapole and jiu a little bit, he could be insane. Retiring from ufc to keep getting hit for even less money looks like l stupid plan
     
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    It's so crazy how kickboxing doesn't carry over that well to MMA in most cases. I wonder how much that has to do with the cage size and glove size differences.
     

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