This may end up as KO of the year in not just MMA, but in all of fighting sports.
Rob Font UFC 175 KO
The UFC’s Fight For The Troops 3 (UFC Fight Night 31) event is rapidly filling up fast with the addition of three new bouts for the November 6th card. Firstly, due to the women’s bantamweight scrap between Jessica Eye and Sarah Kaufman being added to UFC 166, male bantamweights George Roop (14-9-1, pictured) and […]
The UFC has added a thirteenth bout to March’s UFC 158. UFC officials announced today that a bantamweight bout between George Roop and Reuben Duran has been added to UFC 158. The bout is expected to stream on the Facebook part of the preliminary card. UFC 158 takes place March 16 at the Bell Centre in [...]
George Roop has suffered an undisclosed injury during training which has forced him out his scheduled bout against Antonio Carvalho at UFC 149. UFC officials announced on Tuesday that Daniel Pineda will step in for Roop to take on Carvalho in the featherweight clash.
Pineda (17-8) burst into the UFC at the beginning of the year with first round submission wins in his first two fights...
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...