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UFC Fight for the Troops 2 Live Blog: Mark Hominick vs. George Roop Updates

This is the UFC live blog for Mark Hominick vs. George Roop, a featherweight bout on tonight's UFC Fight for the Troops 2 event in Fort Hood, Texas.

UFC president Dana White has said a win for Hominick (19-8) here would earn the Canadian a title shot against UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo.

The live blog is below.

Round 1: Roop comes out moving around fast, firing with a variety of strikes. Roop gets through with a leg kick. Hominick times a straight right and drops Roop with it. Roop with a leg kick and Hominick tags him with a jab. Hominick is clearly much better than Roop. Hominick connects with another left hand. Hominick lands a right, left and another right and Hominick is just landing whatever he wants. Hominick throws a left hook to drop Roop again and throws another left hook with Roop sitting to seal the deal. The referee stops the fight and Hominick gets Jose Aldo next for a shot at the UFC featherweight title.

Hominick wins via TKO (punches) - Round 1, 1:28

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