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‘Big’ John McCarthy Says Dan Hooker’s Win Over Paul Felder Was No Robbery

Former referee and current Bellator color commentator "Big" John McCarthy doesn't believe Dan Hooker's win over Paul Felder was a robbery. This past Saturday night (Feb. 22), Hooker and Felder collided in the main event of UFC Auckland. Both men put on a show as expected for five rounds. In...

Dan Hooker Eyes Dustin Poirier If Justin Gaethje Won’t Fight

Although Dan Hooker called out Justin Gaethje after UFC Auckland, he also has his eyes on Dustin Poirier. In the main event of UFC Auckland, Hooker edged out a split-decision win over Paul Felder to extend his winning streak to three. Now, the Kiwi could be ranked in the...

Dan Hooker Wants Justin Gaethje Following UFC Auckland Win

Dan Hooker knew exactly who he wanted to call out after his latest win. Last night (Feb. 22), Hooker shared the Octagon with Paul Felder. The lightweight clash headlined UFC Auckland inside the Spark Arena. After five highly contested rounds, Hooker was awarded the split decision victory. Hooker Sets Sights On...

UFC Auckland Highlights: Dan Hooker Outpoints Paul Felder

Paul Felder vs. Dan Hooker delivered in their main event spotlight.  The two fighters met in a lightweight bout at the UFC Auckland event from the Spark Arena in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday night (February 22, 2020) that aired on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+. The fight went the distance...

UFC Auckland Weigh-in Results: Main Event Set, But One Fight Canceled

UFC Auckland weigh-ins have concluded and one fight has been canceled. Tomorrow night (Feb. 22), UFC Auckland will take place inside the Spark Arena. In the main event, Paul Felder hit the scales at 155.5 while his opponent, Dan Hooker came in at 156. Both fighters are looking to...

Dan Hooker Pushing For Justin Gaethje Fight If He Beats Paul Felder

Dan Hooker is still angling for a showdown with Justin Gaethje. This Saturday night (Feb. 22), Hooker will share the Octagon with Paul Felder. The lightweight tilt is set to headline UFC Auckland inside the Spark Arena. It's a pivotal bout in the 155-pound division as Hooker holds the seventh...

Dan Hooker Explains Why Paul Felder Bout Is Personal

Dan Hooker and Paul Felder aren't exactly known for heated feuds but things have gotten personal between the two. Hooker and Felder are scheduled to collide at UFC Auckland on Feb. 22. The bout will also headline UFC Auckland. Hooker is the seventh-ranked UFC lightweight, while Felder has a hold...

Paul Felder Believes He’ll Knock Out Dan Hooker And Earn Title Shot

Paul Felder has set his game plan for 2020. Felder will make the walk to the Octagon in the new year against Dan Hooker in the main event of UFC Auckland. The plan for the American is to go down there and knock out the local fighter. And, with...

Paul Felder vs. Dan Hooker Announced for UFC Auckland Headliner

UFC Auckland has its headliner when New Zealand’s Dan Hooker stands across from Paul Felder in a lightweight showcase. The UFC announced the main event via Twitter Wednesday afternoon, and Dan Hooker had no problem making his prediction known for the bout: https://twitter.com/danthehangman/status/1199778229176823808 “UFC Auckland Main Event! ? Im (sic) going to smash Paul...

Dustin Poirier Isn’t Excited About Potential Dan Hooker Fight

Dustin Poirier admits that a showdown with Dan Hooker isn't appealing to him. Hooker turned some heads with his performance over Al Iaquinta at UFC 243 earlier this month. Iaquinta simply had no answer for Hooker, who kept his distance and prevented Iaquinta from closing the gap standing. "The Hangman"...

Justin Gaethje: Fighting Dan Hooker ‘Doesn’t Make Sense At All’

Justin Gaethje has no interest in fighting Dan Hooker. Hooker has certainly wasted little time calling his shot after defeating Al Iaquinta. "The Hangman" turned in perhaps the best performance of his career, outclassing Iaquinta in the co-main event of UFC 243. After the bout, Hooker called for a match-up...

Dan Hooker Reacts To Dustin Poirier Turning Down Callout

Dan Hooker is aware that Dustin Poirier turned down his challenge. Last night (Oct. 5), Hooker took on Al Iaquinta in the co-main event of UFC 243. "The Hangman" turned in perhaps the best performance of his professional mixed martial arts career. He defeated Iaquinta via unanimous decision. After the...

7 Takeaways From UFC 243

UFC 243 featured the return of Robert Whittaker against the man that pretty much has stolen the thunder in the middleweight division in Israel Adesanya. While Whittaker has been dominant in his own right, he has not been as busy as the man that would eventually become the undisputed...

UFC 243 Highlights: Dan Hooker Outpoints Al Iaquinta

Al Iaquinta vs. Dan Hooker went the distance at UFC 243.  The two fighters met in a lightweight bout at the UFC 243 pay-per-view from Sydney, Australia at the Marvel Stadium. What an interesting fight.  It was all Hooker in the first round with some nice striking and ground control with...

Al Iaquinta vs. Dan Hooker Verbally Agreed To For UFC 243

Dan Hooker wanted a bout with Al Iaquinta and he'll get it. ESPN's Ariel Helwani reports that Iaquinta vs. Hooker has been verbally agreed to. The lightweight tilt is set to take place inside Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. Iaquinta and Hooker are scheduled to throw down at UFC 243...