Pick'em Leagues: THE BIG SHOW CASUAL BEST OF THE REST Single Event PvP: FANTASY POOLS Betting Leagues: THE BIG SHOW BEST OF THE REST
  MMA Playground 4.0 is live!     Returning members: check out the patch notes     New members: visit our getting started guide, read the FAQ's and start playing!

George Roop vs. Cub Swanson Set for UFC on Fox 2

Print  
Posted By Message

FastKnockout

THE RUTHLESS ONE

FastKnockout Avatar
7
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:12,124
Career:1,665-930
Joined:Sep 2010
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,634
A featherweight addition to the UFC on Fox 2 card in Chicago has been announced by the UFC, as George Roop will face Cub Swanson at the January 28th event:

Cub Swanson will take on the always-dangerous George Roop in the talent-packed featherweight division.
Although both men have looked impressive at times, neither has been able to string together consecutive wins since 2008. Roop, who competed on the eight season of The Ultimate Fighter, has competed as high as 155 lbs, and all the way down to 135 lbs, but seems to have found his niche at 145 lbs. Looking dangerous in knockout wins over Chan Sung Jung and Josh Grispi, Roop also seems to falter against opponents who are highly skilled in certain areas, getting oustruck by Mark Hominick and outgrappled by George Sotiropoulos. Nonetheless, Roop is looking to build off a close split decision loss to the highly-touted Hatsu Hioki at UFC 137.

LINK

Post #1   12/6/11 6:44:06PM   

FastKnockout

THE RUTHLESS ONE

FastKnockout Avatar
7
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:12,124
Career:1,665-930
Joined:Sep 2010
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,634
This should be fun. Cheering for Swanson.

Post #2   12/6/11 6:45:44PM   

Budgellism

Raptors Fan

Budgellism Avatar
14
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:13,631
Career:2,716-1,550
Joined:Apr 2007
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,766
This card is filled with exciting match ups.

_______________________________________

Post #3   12/6/11 6:49:10PM   

shaneTpain

Av Bet Record: 34-44

shaneTpain Avatar
5




 
 
 


 
 
Posts:3,890
Career:1,363-876
Joined:Jul 2011
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
935
These guys are gonna put on a show!

Post #4   12/6/11 6:55:48PM   

Twenty20Dollars

Heavyweight Champ

5




 
 
 


 
 
Posts:12,772
Career:1,572-1,001
Joined:Jun 2007
Chips:
1,196
I think I might pick Roop for once.

Post #5   12/6/11 7:42:42PM   

tcunningham

Combat Sport and Fitness

tcunningham Avatar
1
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:3,255
Career:508-351
Joined:Sep 2009
Chips:
636
as long as cub doesnt bail out due to injury, i will probably pick him

_______________________________________

Post #6   12/6/11 7:55:08PM   

Chael_Sonnen

Follow.The.Buzzards

Chael_Sonnen Avatar
6





 
 
 


 
 
Posts:5,009
Career:1,277-785
Joined:May 2010
Chips:
1,409
Roop there it is

_______________________________________
Mr. Playground
• 2010 - 2016 •

Post #7   12/6/11 8:17:24PM   

sparky

AV BET Record: 39-9

sparky Avatar
17
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:5,640
Career:2,690-1,482
Joined:Jul 2007
Camp: Team Fry Guy
Chips:
1,038

Posted by shaneTpain

These guys are gonna put on a show!




To say the least

Post #8   12/6/11 10:39:42PM   

Poor_Franklin

Slight Reach Advantage

Poor_Franklin Avatar
8
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:6,112
Career:1,424-810
Joined:Jun 2011
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,386

Posted by Chael_Sonnen

Roop there it is



_______________________________________
Never Trust A Man Who Does Not Make All Of His Picks

UFC 151: Never Forget

Post #9   12/7/11 1:41:27AM