George
Roop
14-11-1( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 14 fights.
Record: 14-11-1
Summary: Stand-up

Fighter Info

From: Tucson, Arizona USA
Fights Out Of: Tucson, Arizona USA
Age: 32
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1579
34% Successful
532
Types of Successful Strikes
0
532
65% Standing
13%
21%
347
71
114
Striking Defense
62
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
19
63% Successful
12
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
4
1
Takedown Defense
59
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
George Roop Apr 16, 2014
53 2 0 2 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Dustin Kimura 7 3 0 2
Loss
George Roop Nov 6, 2013
23 1 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Francisco Rivera 27 0 0 0
Win
Brian Bowles May 25, 2013
24 0 1 1 R2 KO/TKO
George Roop 44 0 0 0
Win
George Roop Mar 16, 2013
33 2 1 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Reuben Duran 30 1 0 1
Loss
Cub Swanson Jan 28, 2012
43 2 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
George Roop 35 0 0 0
Loss
Hatsu Hioki Oct 29, 2011
24 2 0 3 R3 Decision - Split
George Roop 35 2 0 0
Win
Josh Grispi Jun 4, 2011
11 4 0 3 R3 KO/TKO
George Roop 91 0 0 0
Loss
Mark Hominick Jan 22, 2011
9 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
George Roop 12 0 0 0
Win
Chan Sung Jung
WEC 51: Aldo vs. Gamburyan
Sep 30, 2010
21 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
George Roop 45 0 0 0
Draw
George Roop
WEC 47: Bowles vs. Cruz
Mar 6, 2010
38 4 0 1 R3 Decision - Split
Leonard Garcia 25 0 3 0
Loss
Eddie Wineland
WEC 46: Varner vs. Henderson
Jan 10, 2010
48 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
George Roop 35 0 0 0
Loss
George Sotiropoulos Aug 8, 2009
14 3 1 8 R2 Submission
George Roop 5 0 0 0
Win
George Roop May 23, 2009
62 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Split
Dave Kaplan 50 5 0 2
Loss
Shane Nelson Dec 13, 2008
10 3 2 4 R3 Decision - Split
George Roop 21 1 0 1

Biography

TRAINING: My training days are the same as every other camp. I just try to improve my skills in every area.

When and why did you start training for fighting?
2005. To test my abilities as an athlete

What titles have you held? RITC lightweight and bantamweight Champion

Do you have any heroes?
None

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
I’m very excited about the transition. I’m fighting in my original weight class now, and now us lighter fighters are finally getting the recognition we deserve.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
Yes. Pharmacy

What was your job before you started fighting? Pharmacy tech

Favorite grappling technique: Heel hook  

Favorite Striking technique: High kick

•    Former training partner of Hominick

•    Had 1-1-1 record in WEC – last bout there was second round KO of Chan Sung Jung, “The Korean Zombie”

•    1-2 in previous UFC stint at lightweight

•    Has fought at bantamweight

•    Former high school quarterback

•    Had three fight winning streak before entering the TUF house, winning his last fight before appearing on the show in 24 seconds (over Nick Buschman, two days after the TUF8 tryouts)

Career

Trained With

Mark Hominick
Mark Hominick
20-12-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Chan Sung Jung
Chan Sung Jung
13-4-0
( W-L-D )
Josh Grispi
Josh Grispi
14-5-0
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Josh Grispi The Ultimate Fighter Finale Team Lesnar vs. Team Dos Santos
Win
Josh Grispi The Ultimate Fighter Finale Team Lesnar vs. Team Dos Santos

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