UFC 226 Results: Khalil Rountree stops Gokhan Saki in Round 1 (VIDEO)

Khalil Rountree

A light heavyweight bout between Khalil Rountree and knockout artist Gokhan Saki kicked off tonight’s UFC 226 main card from Las Vegas.

The former K1 world champion, Gokhan Saki, made his octagon debut this past September where he earned a first-round knockout victory over Henrique da Silva.

Round one begins and Saki quickly takes the center of the octagon. Khalil is using a lot of movement early. Saki remains relaxed and fires off a low kick which lands. Saki with a kick to the body. Rountree misses with a left but lands a follow up punch. Saki circles and then leaps in with a right hand. Khalil is bouncing around now. He eats a hard low kick from Gokhan. Rountree circles and then resets. He lands a straight left hand that sends Gokhan crashing to the canvas Khalil with some ground and pound and this one is all over. Wow!