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Dan Hooker Calls For Rafael dos Anjos Fight Next

Dan Hooker has his eyes on Rafael dos Anjos next time out. Hooker is coming off a first-round TKO loss to Michael Chandler at UFC 257, but still remains a top-ranked lightweight. He has proven himself to be a top-10 fighter and hopes to fight a top-tier opponent next time...

Michael Chandler: Dan Hooker A Tougher Test Than Charles Oliveira

Michael Chandler believes Dan Hooker is a harder fight than Charles Oliveira is. Chandler made his highly-anticipated UFC debut in the co-main event of UFC 257 against Dan Hooker. Entering the fight, many were expected to see how Chandler would fare in the UFC. Early on, the former Bellator lightweight...

Dan Hooker: Loss to Chandler Was Beyond A Worst-Case Scenario

Dan Hooker has struggled to find the words to describe his disappointment at his loss to Michael Chandler, but he is intent on moving forward. Dan Hooker has had a week to process his first-round TKO loss to Michael Chandler at UFC 257 and has addressed the media for the...

Coach Downplays Dan Hooker’s Loss To Michael Chandler

City Kickboxing head coach, Eugene Bareman isn't putting much stock into Dan Hooker's loss to Michael Chandler at UFC 257. In the co-main event, Hooker was returning after a Fight of the Year contender decision loss to Dustin Poirier last June. Hooker was looking to cement his case as a...

UFC 257 Highlights: Michael Chandler KO’s Dan Hooker In Promotional Debut

Michael Chandler had a memorable debut against Dan Hooker.  The two fighters met in a lightweight bout on Saturday night (January 23, 2021) at the UFC 257 event from Fight Island in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Chandler dropped him with a big right hand then followed up with strikes on the...

Dan Hooker Expects Chandler To Make His Work Easier At UFC 257

Dan Hooker is ready for anything when he takes the Octagon to compete against highly touted newcomer Michael Chandler, and he thinks Chandler himself will help him in his task. The UFC 257 co-main event between Dan Hooker and Michael Chandler can be chalked up to be a classic striker...

Dan Hooker Believes Khabib Nurmagomedov Stays Retired

Dan Hooker doesn't think Khabib Nurmagomedov will return. After Nurmagomedov submitted Justin Gaethje to defend his belt, he announced his retirement from MMA. However, Dana White wanted the champ to return and met with him recently but he did not give a clear answer. According to Hooker, who is set to...

Dan Hooker Hopes To Avoid Embarrassment At UFC 257 Press Conference

Dan Hooker does not want to end up on the wrong end of a Conor McGregor one-liner at the UFC 257 press conference. This Thursday, the official UFC 257 press conference will be held from inside the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, which is also the venue for Saturday’s event....

Daniel Cormier Believes Chandler-Hooker Winner Needs To Call Out Conor McGregor

Daniel Cormier has shared some advice to Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker. In the co-main event of UFC 257, Chandler is set to make his UFC debut against Dan Hooker. It is a very intriguing matchup, but for "DC" he believes both men need to take note of what Khabib...

Dan Hooker Eager To Spoil UFC’s Plans For Michael Chandler

Dan Hooker believes he has a firm read of the UFC’s plans for Michael Chandler and that he is just the guy to spoil them. The UFC has officially announced that Dan Hooker will be facing Michael Chandler at UFC 257 on January 23 in what will be Chandler's UFC...

Dan Hooker vs. Michael Chandler Set For UFC 257

Michael Chandler’s debut is set for January 23 at UFC 257 when he takes on New Zealand’s own Dan Hooker. The speculation on who will be Michael Chandler’s first UFC opponent has come to an end, as New Zealand media outlet “Stuff” has reported that Chandler will be facing Dan...

Dan Hooker Believes Fighting In Front Of No Crowd Has Impacted Tony Ferguson

Dan Hooker has a theory as to why Tony Ferguson has struggled in 2020. Entering the year, Ferguson was on a 12-fight winning streak and expected to fight for the title. However, the global pandemic halted those plans and forced Ferguson to fight Justin Gaethje and Charles Oliveira in front...

Dan Hooker Calls For Matchup With Justin Gaethje: ‘There’s No Way That Fight Doesn’t Deliver’

Dan Hooker is hoping to fight Justin Gaethje next time out. Ever since Gaethje lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 254 many wondered what would be next for him. He is a fan-favorite and always in exciting fights, but one that sticks out is taking on Hooker who has been...

Dan Hooker Calls For Michael Chandler Fight To ‘Send Him Back To The B-Leagues’

Dan Hooker wants to be the first person to welcome Michael Chandler to the UFC. Earlier this month it was announced Chandler has been signed to the UFC and would be the backup fighter for the lightweight title at UFC 254. With him potentially getting a title shot in his...

Chael Sonnen Has One Name In Mind To Fight Tony Ferguson

Chael Sonnen believes Dan Hooker is the most logical opponent for Tony Ferguson after the Dustin Poirier fight fizzled out. The hope for the UFC is to keep Ferguson on UFC 254 and Sonnen believes Hooker should be the opponent. “I think you have a couple of likely suspects,” Sonnen said...