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Rob Font With A Nasty KO of George Roop at UFC 175 (Video)

This may end up as KO of the year in not just MMA, but in all of fighting sports. Rob Font UFC 175 KO H/T @mmajunkiejohn
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight For The Troops 3 Gets Three New Bouts

  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 […]
Via MMAInsider
August 24, 2013  |  Discuss

George Roop vs. Reuben Duran added to UFC 158

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 [...]
Via BoneSnapper.com
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Daniel Pineda replaces injured George Roop, faces Antonio Carvalho at UFC 149

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...
Via MMA Interplay
June 26, 2012  |  Discuss

George Roop vs. Antonio Carvalho in the works for UFC 149 in Calgary

A featherweight bout between George Roop (12-9-1 MMA, 2-5) and Antonio “Pato” Carvalho (13-5 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is in the works for UFC 149. A source close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) verbal agreements are in place for the fight. “Showdown” Joe Ferraro initially reported the matchup. UFC 149 takes place July 21 at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary...
Via cheap-heat
April 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Roop Defends UFC on Fighter Pay

George Roop, on “Beatdown,” discussing his compensation as a UFC fighter:
Via Sherdog
January 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Hioki less than stellar in UFC debut win over Roop

LAS VEGAS - Hatsu Hioki was fighting for more than just himself tonight at UFC 137. He was dealing with the pressure of having Japanese MMA's reputation to protect. It wasn't the greatest performance tonight, but Hioki did enough to take a split decision win, 29-28, 28-29 and 29-28, over UFC veteran George Roop. Hioki, ranked by some as high as No. 2 in the world at 145 pounds...
Via Cage Writer
October 29, 2011  |  Discuss

UFC 137: Hatsu Hioki Vs. George Roop

UFC 137: Hatsu Hioki Vs. George Roop
Via Fight Line
October 29, 2011  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports
October 28, 2011  |  Discuss

George Roop: Hioki Isn't Overrated, But He Is Over-Ranked

George Roop: Hioki Isn't Overrated, But He Is Over-Ranked
Via Fight Line
October 26, 2011  |  Discuss
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