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Video: UFC veteran George Roop sustains terrible leg injury in ROAD FC 31 debut

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Times are tough for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran George Roop, who was released by the promotion back in February after losing back-to-back Bantamweight fights to Takeya Mizugaki and Rob Font (who fights later tonight at UFC 198).

After finding a new promotion to call home, the 34-year-old Roop (15-13-1) made his ROAD FC debut earlier today (Sat., May 14, 2016) at ROAD FC 31.

In an unfortunate occurrence, Roop broke his leg on an attempt to kick his opponent, 27-year-old South Korean Yoon Jun Lee, in the body. Roop was obviously unable to continue and Lee was awarded the first-round victory by way of technical knockout.

The nasty injury can be seen above, courtesy of @Jolassanda.

As an aging veteran who has never…

George Roop @GeorgeRoop terrible injury /broken leg/ t ROAD FC 31 /replays/

— Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) May 14, 2016
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Source:: mma mania