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Dan Hooker

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Win Rate
66 %
Finish Rate
81 %
Decision Win %
40 %
#8 Lightweight (UFC)

Dan Hooker

Age
31
Height
6' 0 (183 cm)
Reach
75 in. (6' 3/191 cm)
Ape-Index
1.044
Stance
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Nationality
New Zealand
Main Division
Lightweight
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Coach
Karl Webber
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rank
purple_belt
Biography
Daniel Preston Hooker is a New Zealand mixed martial artist. He was the King in the Ring Middleweight Kickboxing Champion and WKBF X-Rules Welterweight Champion, and currently competes in the lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As of November 2, 2021, he is #8 in the UFC lightweight rankings.
Fighter Trivia
Hooker runs and teaches mixed martial arts at his own gym The Combat Academy in Auckland, New Zealand. In September 2021, Hooker announced that he was relocating to the United States due to problems he experienced with lockdown measures in New Zealand as well as obtaining a work visa to travel to the US from NZ.

Awards & Accolades

  • UFC: Performance of the Night (Three times) vs. Hatsu Hioki, Ross Pearson and James Vick
  • UFC: Fight of the Night (Two times) vs. Paul Felder and Dustin Poirier
  • Australian Fighting Championship: Lightweight Championship (One time). Two successful title defenses
  • Australian Fighting Championship: Two successful title defenses
  • Australian Fighting Championship: Two successful title defenses
  • Supremacy Fighting Championships: New Zealand Lightweight Championship
  • MMAJunkie.com: 2015 May Knockout of the Month vs. Hatsu Hioki
  • MMAJunkie.com: 2020 February Fight of the Month vs. Paul Felder
  • MMAJunkie.com: 2020 June Fight of the Month vs. Dustin Poirier
  • World Kickboxing Federation: WKBF X-Rules Welterweight Championship
  • King in the Ring: King in the Ring Middleweight Championship

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