George
Roop
15-12-1( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Fight of the Night / 1 Knockout of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

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

Fighter Info

From: Tucson, AZ USA
Fights Out Of: Tucson, AZ 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

Biography

TRAINING: I train every discipline every day.

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
•    Three wins by submission, five by KO

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

•    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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