If you missed tonight's UFC Fight for the Troops 3 bantamweight bout between Francisco Rivera and George Roop, Bloody Elbow has you covered with full fight video highlights. Check out Rivera's nice TKO win in the second round in the video above, or read BE editor Brent Brookhouse's play by play of the bout below.
George Roop vs. Francisco Rivera - Round 1 - Rivera lands a couple hard shots that force Roop back into the cage. Roop gets a takedown and does a little work from the top but Rivera does manage to get back to his feet. Roop walks him back against the cage and holds him there while Rivera lands a few knees to the body before the referee restarts them. Roop with a knee and Rivera with a pair of good punches that get in. Rivera with a nice counter shot. 10-9 Roop but a close enough round.
Round 2 - Rivera with a big right hand and he starts pushing forward again. Rivera explodes with a combo that hurts Roop and has him going backward. Rivera pouring on the huge flurry and Roop is all over the cage, now to his back and Rivera is still throwing bombs. Roop back to his feet, Rivera chasing him down and landing flush, Roop goes down again and the referee stops the fight. Francisco Rivera wins by TKO (punches), round 2.