Jan 23 2021
Saturday

Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
0-0-0
KO 1
KO 1
20-9-0

The tape

38
Age
34
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
75.6" / 192 cm

Tape record

KOKOKOUDSUB
Form
UDSDUDKOKO
0
Wins
20
0
By KO
10
0
KO%
50
0
By SUB
7
0
SUB%
35
0
Loses
9
0
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2009
0
Bouts
29
0
Rounds
62
0 seconds
Fight Time
4 hours, 24 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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Tapology
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Michael Chandler vs Dan Hooker report

Who won Chandler vs Hooker?

Michael Chandler beat Dan Hooker by knockout in the 1st round during the co-main event of UFC 257, on Saturday 23rd January 2021 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Chandler vs Hooker stats

Michael Chandler stepped into the octagon with an undefeated record of 0 wins, zero losses and 0 draws.

Dan Hooker made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by knock out and 7 by submission.

Michael Chandler's UFC record stood at 2-3-0, while Dan Hooker's came in at 13-8-0.

The stats suggested Hooker had a massive power advantage over Chandler, boasting a 50% knock out percentage over Chandler's 0%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Hooker had a massive advantage over Chandler, boasting a 35% submission rate over Chandler's 0%.

Michael Chandler was the older man by 4 years, at 38 years old.

Hooker had a height advantage of 4 inches over Chandler. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.

Chandler was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 29 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 5 months later than Hooker, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 5 less professional rounds, 68 to Hooker's 73.

Chandler vs Hooker form

Chandler had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Benson Henderson at Bellator 243 on 7th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Sidney Outlaw at Bellator 237 on 28th December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Patricio Pitbull at Bellator 221 on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their Bellator Lightweight championship fight at Allstate Arena, Rosemont, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Brent Primus at Bellator 212 on 14th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Lightweight championship fight at Neal S. Blaisdell Center, Honolulu.

He was victorious against Brandon Girtz at Bellator 197 on 13th April 2018 by submission in the 1st round at The Family Arena, St. Charles.

Hooker had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had been beaten by Dustin Poirier at UFC Vegas 4 on 27th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Paul Felder at UFC on ESPN+ 26 on 22nd February 2020 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Al Iaquinta at UFC 243 on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia.

Before that, he had defeated James Vick at UFC on ESPN 4 on 20th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at AT&T Center, San Antonio, United States.

He had been defeated by Edson Barboza at UFC on FOX 31 on 15th December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center, Milwaukee.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Dan Hooker had been fighting more than Michael Chandler.

Going to this contest, Michael Chandler had last fought 3 years, 10 months and 2 days ago, while Dan Hooker's last outing had been 3 years, 11 months and 13 days ago.

Chandler's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

Hooker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

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