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Mark Hominck Earns Shot at Jose Aldo at UFC 129 with TKO of George Roop

Mark Hominick put his striking on display with a first-round knockout of George Roop on Saturday night at UFC Fight for the Troops 2 to earn a shot at UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo at UFC 129 on April 30 in Toronto.

Hominck avoided damage as he picked Roop apart with punches before dropping him for the finish less than 90-seconds into the bout for his fifth-straight win

After the fight, Hominick claimed to be the best striker yet to challenge Aldo, who won his eleventh-straight over Manny Gamburyan in September following wins over former WEC champs Urijah Faber and Mike Brown.

The UFC 129 fight card is headlined by welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre vs. Jake Shields and also features Lyoto Machida vs. Randy Couture.

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