Earlier this week Dana White announced that should Mark Hominick (19-8) defeat George Roop at this month’s Fight for the troops 2 event, he’d be next to face the featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Funny thing is White never makes mention to his opponent on the night, George Roop (11-6-1).

The slight didn’t go un-noticed by Roop, who took to twitter to let his new boss know of his plans to spoil the party. Roop tweeted out “@danawhite I plan on making it so Hominick doesn’t fight Aldo @ufc in Canada. Cheers ehhh?!?!”

Roop wasn’t looking to start one of those trendy twitter campaigns in hopes of persuading Dana White into making the fight a #1 contenders match. “If I have to whoop 1-2-3-10 more opponents before I get the title shot, then that’s what I will do,” Roop stated.

Though it appears to be a #1 contender’s fight for only Hominick, Roop wasn’t bothered by the announcement, but he did think the timing could have been better. The fact is, should the fight go the as Roop in visions then everything will work out and he’d find himself the new #1 contender. “I think if I go in there and finish Hominick in an impressive fashion then I think I would deserve the next shot at Aldo, “Roop explained.

No matter what happens on January 22, the fight has become more relevant and interesting with the possible ramifications of this bout. Both fighters are coming into the bout on a high and should be poised to put on a great performance in front of the troops.

Fight for the Troops 2 will raise money for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund and takes place at Fort Hood, Texas. The event is headlined by a lightweight bout between Melvin Guillard and Evan Dunham and can be seen live on Spike TV.

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