George
Roop
15-12-1( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 15 fights.
Record: 15-12-1
Summary: Stand-up

Fighter Info

From: Tucson, Arizona USA
Fights Out Of: Tucson, Arizona USA
Age: 33
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1616
34% Successful
542
Types of Successful Strikes
0
542
66% Standing
13%
21%
356
72
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
Loss
George Roop
Jul 5, 2014
10
12
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
George Roop
Apr 16, 2014
53
7
2
3
0
0
2
2
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
George Roop
Nov 6, 2013
23
27
1
0
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
George Roop
May 25, 2013
24
44
0
0
1
0
1
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
George Roop
Mar 16, 2013
33
30
2
1
1
0
0
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
George Roop
Jan 28, 2012
43
35
2
0
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Loss
George Roop
Oct 29, 2011
24
35
2
2
0
0
3
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Josh Grispi
George Roop
Jun 4, 2011
11
91
4
0
0
0
3
0
R3 KO/TKO
Loss
George Roop
Jan 22, 2011
9
12
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
George Roop
WEC 51: Aldo vs. Gamburyan
Sep 30, 2010
21
45
0
0
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
DRAW
George Roop
Leonard Garcia
WEC 47: Bowles vs. Cruz
Mar 6, 2010
38
25
4
0
0
3
1
0
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
George Roop
WEC 46: Varner vs. Henderson
Jan 10, 2010
48
35
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
George Roop
Aug 8, 2009
14
5
3
0
1
0
8
0
R2 Submission
Win
George Roop
May 23, 2009
62
50
0
5
0
0
0
2
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
George Roop
Dec 13, 2008
10
21
3
1
2
0
4
1
R3 Decision - Split

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

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