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Dan Hooker Eyeing Bouts With Tony Ferguson & Charles Oliveira

Dan Hooker is hoping to share the Octagon with either Tony Ferguson or Charles Oliveira. Hooker is coming off a "Fight of the Year" candidate against Dustin Poirier. In a five-round thriller, Poirier defeated "The Hangman" via unanimous decision. For his efforts, Hooker remains at the number five spot on...

Ray Longo Praises Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker But Doesn’t Think It’s ‘Fight of the Year’

Renowned head coach Ray Longo thinks Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker had the "Round of the Year," but it isn't his choice for the 2020 "Fight of the Year." Poirier and Hooker competed in a lightweight clash this past Saturday night (June 27). The bout headlined UFC on ESPN 12...

Dan Hooker Shares Heart-Wrenching Photo With Daughter, Dustin Poirier Responds

Dan Hooker is paying the price for his bout with Dustin Poirier in more ways than one. Hooker and Poirier collided in an instant classic this past Saturday night (June 27). The bout went the distance and was back-and-forth throughout. It was "The Diamond's" strong showing in the final frame...

UFC on ESPN 12: Chael Sonnen Gushes Over Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker

Chael Sonnen loved the action that he saw from Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker. MMA fans were in for a treat this past Saturday night (June 27). Poirier and Hooker shared the Octagon in the main event of UFC on ESPN 12. The bout featured five rounds of thrilling action...

Dan Hooker Discusses UFC on ESPN 12 Loss To Dustin Poirier

Dan Hooker has spoken out on his UFC on ESPN 12 defeat at the hands of Dustin Poirier. This past Saturday night (June 27), Hooker and Poirier competed in a "Fight of the Year" contender. Throughout the fight, Hooker and Poirier swung for the fences. There was also some solid...

UFC on ESPN 12 Highlights: Dustin Poirier Decisions Dan Hooker in Classic Fight

Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker exceeded expectations in the main event.  The two fighters met in a lightweight bout on Saturday night (June 27, 2020) at the UFC on ESPN 12 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC APEX. The dynamic of this fight was simple - when Poirier was...

Dan Hooker Feels UFC Won’t Let Conor McGregor Skip Him For Lightweight Title Shot

Dan Hooker expects to receive a UFC lightweight title shot if he beats Dustin Poirier and feels Conor McGregor won't cut in line. On June 27, Hooker will share the Octagon with former interim UFC lightweight champion Poirier. This is considered to be the biggest fight in Hooker's pro MMA...

Dan Hooker Understands Why Justin Gaethje Is Rooting For Dustin Poirier At UFC On ESPN 12

Dan Hooker understands why Justin Gaethje is rooting for Dustin Poirier to win in the main event of UFC on ESPN 12 this Saturday night. Gaethje has predicted that Poirier will knock out Hooker in the main event, but for the Kiwi he says there is a logical reason why...

Dustin Poirier Won’t Discredit Dan Hooker Ahead Of UFC on ESPN 12

Dustin Poirier doesn't like the idea of dismissing Dan Hooker as a threat. This Saturday night (June 27), Poirier will return to the Octagon to clash with Hooker. "The Diamond" hasn't been in action since Sept. 2019. He was submitted by Khabib Nurmagomedov in a failed bid to become the...

Dan Hooker Thinks He Can Finish Dustin Poirier, Justin Gaethje Responds

Dan Hooker believes he can stop Dustin Poirier but Justin Gaethje isn't convinced. Hooker has made some noise since ditching the featherweight division in favor of 155 pounds. The City Kickboxing bruiser has gone 7-1 since returning to the lightweight division. He's riding a three-fight winning streak and is coming...

Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker Targeted For June 27

Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker will finally share the Octagon on June 27. Poirier and Hooker were scheduled to fight one another on May 16 as the main event of UFC San Diego. But, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was canceled leaving the matchup up in the air...

Israel Adesanya & Tyron Woodley Continue To Trade Shots, Dan Hooker Steps In

Israel Adesanya and Tyron Woodley continue to take verbal jabs at one another. Earlier this week, Woodley mentioned he wanted to see what Adesanya is all about at middleweight. The middleweight champion did not take too kindly to those words and the two have been going back-and-forth on social media...

Top 5 MMA Fights Of Q1 2020

As we come to the end of the first quarter of the year in MMA, there have been a few fights that have happened that are deserving of being considered “Fight of the Year.” However, with the second quarter of the year in MMA being postponed due to the...

Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker Targeted For UFC San Diego

San Diego may be in for quite the treat as Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker is reportedly in the works. Sources have told MMAJunkie.com that Poirier vs. Hooker is being targeted for the UFC San Diego headliner on May 16. Contracts haven’t been signed yet. If the bout materializes, then it’ll be...

Duke Roufus Says Paul Felder ‘Lost $82,000 Because Of The Judges’ At UFC Auckland

Duke Roufus is not a fan of the judges that scored the UFC Auckland main event clash between Dan Hooker and Paul Felder. When the fight ended, the media were torn on who had won as it was a very close. But, in the end, it was Hooker who...