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Old 11-06-2013, 11:25 PM
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George Roop vs. Francisco Rivera

Round 1:
Mario Yamasaki our third man in the cage. Rivera blocks a high kick. Roop eats a huge two-shot combination. Rivera charges forward and muscles Roop against the fence. Another big shot staggers Roop, who drops for a double and gets it. Roop slowly working to Rivera's back. Rivera fights it off then scrambles to his feet. Roop powers Rivera to the cage wall. Yamasaki splits it up, much to the delight of the crowd. Rivera swinging for the fences but can't connect. Rivera eats a jab and unloads a heavy counter right. Rivera blocks a high kick. Rivera sprawls a takedown then unleashes a flurry.

Round 2:
Rivera immediately winging heavy leather. Roop misses a flying knee and eats a big right. Rivera stalks forward and misses a high kick. Roop circles and jabs. And there's a low kick right to Rivera's groin. Big groan from the crowd during the replay. That one wasn't pretty. We're back. Roop tosses out a front kick. Rivera lunges into a right but can't connect. Rivera wants this knockout. Whoa, huge shot stumbles Roop! Rivera pouring it on against the fence. Roop collapses then retakes his feet. Big, big punches. Rivera smells blood and topples him once more. That's it. Incredible sequence there.

Francisco Rivera def. George Roop via TKO (strikes) at 2:20 of round two.
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