Pros react after Ion Cutelaba TKO’s Khalil Rountree at UFC Copenhagen

Ion Cutelaba wins in Auckland

A light heavyweight bout featuring Khalil Rountree taking on Ion Cutelaba took place at today’s UFC Copenhagen event in Denmark.

Ion Cutelaba (15-4 MMA) entered UFC Copenhagen looking to rebound, this after suffering a submission loss to Glover Teixeira in his most recent Octagon appearance at UFC Sunrise.

Prior to the setback, Cutelaba had scored back-to-back finishes of opponents Henrique da Silva and Gadzhimurad Antigulov.

Meanwhile, Khalil Rountree (8-4 MMA) was last seen in action at April’s UFC 236 event, where he scored a unanimous decision victory over Eryk Anders.

Tonight’s fight last only of a couple of minutes, as Ion Cutelaba was able to get Khalil Rountree to the ground early, where he proceed to unleash some nasty ground and pound.

The early barrage was enough for the referee to step in and call a stop to the action just 2:35 into the opening frame.

Check out how the pros reacted to Ion Cutelaba defeating Khalil Rountree via first round TKO below:

Official UFC Copenhagen Result: Ion Cutelaba def. Khalil Rountree via TKO at 2:35 of Round 1

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This article first appeared on BJPENN.com September 28, 2019