What is George Roops problem?

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  1. FedorandBjpenn

    FedorandBjpenn Banned Banned

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    He cant put a win streak together.

    He beats Grispi and KZ but gets destroyed by Hominick and Swanson.

    What does he need to work on? He seems like he could be a top FW. Is he glass jawed?

    A very inconsistent fighter.
     
  2. let me bang bro**

    let me bang bro** Banned Banned

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    Grispi isn't very good and that was back before the zombie started improving a lot. i think Roop can beat a lot of lower tier fighters but they keep giving him tough fights
     
  3. Momentosis

    Momentosis King Whitebelt

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    He's not really skilled but knows how to use his size.

    He was doing well with Swanson too but Swanson was able to get his rhythm in the second round.
     
  4. iloveufc123

    iloveufc123 UFC <3

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    I think he needs to work on... Everything.
     
  5. Reign009

    Reign009 Not sure if serious.

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    Hominick and Swanson are very good fighters. Roop seems to have trouble when guys really go after him and pressure him.
     
  6. Chad The Limey

    Chad The Limey Guyball world champion belt

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    A lot of tall gangly fighters seem to be inconsistent... Roop, Cole Miller, Pablo Garza, Terry Etim, Nate Diaz lol...

    Coincidence???
     
  7. JoseAldoKillaBe

    JoseAldoKillaBe Black Belt

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    A lot of them are also champions or contenders..... Jon Jones, Anderson Silva, Carlos Condit, Nick and Nate Diaz, Ben Henderson, Dominick Cruz, Weidman.................
     
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    cOugAr_LIbRe_85 Brown Belt

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    er i wouldnt consider weidman and henderson tall or gangly!
     
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    Troublesome10 non serviam belt

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    He just needs to drop to FLW, problem solved.

    :)
     
  10. Cuauhtemoc

    Cuauhtemoc Pragmatic Technocratic Authoritarian

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    Ben Henderson? Lol

    I think Roop's problem is that he got terrible defense and goes straight back with his chin in the air
     
  11. Kazeplaya

    Kazeplaya Blue Belt

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    He beat KZ because it was a time when KZ insisted on not fighting smart and instead walking straight forward, eat shots and bang at all costs. This was because he just came out of his Leonard Garcia fight. If KZ fought Roop the way he should instead of trying to impress the crowd with how hard he can take a hit, KZ would beat Roop.
     
  12. OldManGrip

    OldManGrip Brown Belt

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    the only lanky people in that list are nick and nate and they aren't even that lanky, lanky means very skinny wiry with little muscle mass, bendo is the opposite of lanky
     
  13. JoseAldoKillaBe

    JoseAldoKillaBe Black Belt

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    But you consider Silva? Your eyes are tricking you, cuz Weidman is as tall as Silva but with bigger reach...
    For me Benson is a gangly guy, not only tall, just look how he can fight from the outside using his long leg reach.

    think you are the first one to use the word lanky, but ok.
    Gangly also means big reach, long limbs.
     
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    he does just enough to make you start believing in him as a real contender, and then falls apart again.
     
  15. The_Renaissance

    The_Renaissance On, ahem, fleek

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    If Dom Cruz is gangly, I'm a fucking praying mantis.
     
  16. mohawksandink

    mohawksandink Green Belt

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    The fact anyone is a george roop fan or cares is shocking.
     
  17. J Danger

    J Danger Million Dollar Champion

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    Ben Henderson is not tall and gangly, neither is Cruz or Weidman.
     
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    DarthChen731 Gold Belt

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    What's your problem
     
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    Anybody who puts Henderson, Weidman and Cruz's body type to George Roop needs their vision checked.
     
  20. madgrappler

    madgrappler Green Belt

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    yep. tries to make up for bad technique with just size. It works a little for freaks like Roop and can prevent you from realizing you need to work really hard to shore up your technique.
     

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