Khalil “The War Horse” Rountree (7-3-1) is an exciting Light Heavyweight in the UFC and his bout against Eryk Anders (11-3-0), moving from 185 lb to 205 lb, ranks as a really interesting addition to UFC 236 fight card.
UFC 236 takes place on April 13th at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia and is a historic event for the UFC, as it is the first Pay-Per-View event to be staged via the medium of huge network ESPN. This is a big deal for the world of MMA and Eryk Anders and Khalil Rountree will be going all guns blazing to make a statement on the big stage.
Anders has lost three of his last four fights and will be hoping for a big UFC debut now he’s going up in weight, which can be the making of many martial artists. Rountree lost last time out, but has a promising record overall, given such early experience in the UFC.
Khalil Rountree started his MMA path late in life and was given a shot in the Ultimate Fighter series where he made a good impression on UFC President Dana White. Rountree comes to fight, has loads of power, confidence, a high work ethic and the will to win. He is the underdog here though against a more experience rival with a better overall record, but Khalil Rountree could just cause an upset if Anders isn’t right on his game.
Eryk Anders Vs Khalil Rountree Betting Lines & Prediction
The bookies UFC betting lines may have Eryk Anders as the -200 favourite with Betway Sports and Khalil Rountree as the underdog available at +162.50 over at bet365, but our prediction is that Rountree can cause a lot of problems for Anders.
Rountree has mean power and an imposing physique for Light Heavyweight fighter, so he can enter this contest with maximum confidence. You can get Rountree to win by KO,TKO or Submission at UFC odds of +225 with bet365 in the ‘Method of Victory’ betting market which is a fair value betting proposition.
Betting Pick: Rountree by KO / TKO / Submission at +225 with bet365