Found October 26, 2011 on Fight Line:
PLAYERS: George Roop
George Roop: Hioki Isn't Overrated, But He Is Over-Ranked

UFC 137 preview: Hioki vs. Roop

Hatsu Hioki (24-4-2) vs. George Roop (12-7-1) Hioki, arguably the best Japanese pound-for-pound fighter of the past five years, finally makes his UFC debut against the former Rage in the Cage champion Roop. Hioki, 28, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt and talented kickboxer, has never legitimately lost a fight. All four of his setbacks were contentious decisions that could have...

Hatsu Hioki Plans To Break Trend At UFC 137

By Raphael Garcia It must be very difficult to carry the weight of an entire country's sports scene on your shoulders. Yet it seems that the Japanese fighters moving over to the North American Mixed Martial Arts scene are taking up that challenge head on. Still, many of them have failed to live up to the standards they set while participating in combat across the Pacific Ocean...
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