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Mark Hominick vs. George Roop Likely For UFC Fight Night 23 ‘Fight For The Troops 2′ Card

Mark Hominick got knocked out of the running to fight Jose Aldo for the UFC featherweight title on New Year’s Day thanks to a lingering hand injury, but it looks like his next fight won’t come too long thereafter. According to, Hominick will face “Korean Zombie Killer” George Roop on the second UFC Fight for the Troops card scheduled for Jan. 22.

A featherweight bout between Mark Hominick and George Roop is in the works for “UFC Fight Night 23: Fight for the Troops 2″ this January.

A source close to the event confirmed the match up with earlier today.

Numerous other outlets have since confirmed the bout, but MMA Junkie notes the match-up is still dependent upon Hominick’s hand healing in time.

Hominick-Roop and Aldo-Grispi aren’t the only UFC-WEC post-merger bouts scheduled for UFC cards though. Here’s a quick list of the others.

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Fight Cards

Bellator 163: McGeary vs. Davis

Event Date: November 4, 2016
Broadcast: Spike

UFC Fight Night 98: Dos Anjos vs. Ferguson

Event Date: November 5, 2016
Broadcast: TBD

Bellator 164: Koreshkov vs. Lima

Event Date: November 11, 2016
Broadcast: Spike Sports

UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor

Event Date: November 12, 2016
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 165: Chandler Vs. Henderson

Event Date: November 19, 2016
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC Fight Night 99: Mousasi vs. Hall 2

Event Date: November 19, 2016
Broadcast: TBD