GEORGE ROOP RUMORS & GOSSIP

TUF Nations Finale ‘Bisping vs. Kennedy’ mini preview and start times

The Colisée Pepsi in Quebec (where the Nordiques would be playing hockey if they still had a team) will be the setting for what could very well be the deepest TUF Finale in history. Instead of having them trade verbal jabs for a full season in a coaching role, the UFC decided to spare us from watching a third full TUF season with Michael Bisping, for now. Instead, he’ll squash...
Via hov-mma
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight for the Troops 3: 'Kennedy vs. Natal' Event Review

Surrounded by a backdrop of black hawk helicopters, army trucks and soldiers, the UFC warriors went to battle this Saturday night at “UFC Fight For The Troops 3” from the unusual setting of the Fort Campbell Army base in Kentucky. In the main event, former special forces member Tim Kennedy took on Brazilian up-and-comer Rafael Natal in the middleweight division. Natal was brought...
Via hov-mma
November 06, 2013  |  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 Makes Sportscenter Not Top Ten

Roop got a big win last Saturday and made it on Sportscenter not top ten plays. Watch George Roop’s video blogs MMA fighter walks out to “Call Me Maybe” KOs opponent
Via Tito Couture
May 31, 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

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
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