Feb 22 2020
Saturday

Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
19-8-0
SD 5
SD 5
17-4-0

The tape

34
Age
40
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
75.6" / 192 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm

Tape record

UDKOKOKOKO
Form
SDUDSDKOKO
19
Wins
17
10
By KO
10
53
KO%
59
7
By SUB
1
37
SUB%
6
8
Loses
4
1
Stopped
1
2
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2011
27
Bouts
21
52
Rounds
49
3 hours, 34 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 45 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Dan Hooker vs Paul Felder report

Who won Hooker vs Felder?

Dan Hooker beat Paul Felder by split decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 26, on Saturday 22nd February 2020 at Spark Arena in Auckland.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Dan Hooker.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Hooker vs Felder stats

Dan Hooker stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Paul Felder made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Dan Hooker's UFC record stood at 13-8-0, while Paul Felder's came in at 9-6-0.

The stats suggested Felder had a slight advantage in power over Hooker, with a 59% knock out percentage over Hooker's 53%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Hooker had a massive advantage over Felder, boasting a 37% submission rate over Felder's 6%.

Dan Hooker was the younger man by 6 years, at 34 years old.

Hooker had a height advantage of 1 inch over Felder. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Hooker was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 years and 9 months earlier than Felder, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 14 more professional rounds, 73 to Felder's 59.

Hooker vs Felder form

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

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Al Iaquinta at UFC 243 on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia.

Previous to that, he had beaten 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.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Edson Barboza at UFC on FOX 31 on 15th December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center, Milwaukee.

Before that, he had defeated Jim Miller at UFC Fight Night 128 on 21st April 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.

He was victorious against Marc Diakiese at UFC 219 on 30th December 2017 by submission in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Felder had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Edson Barboza at UFC 242 on 7th September 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had beaten James Vick at UFC on ESPN 1 on 17th February 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, United States.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Mike Perry at UFC 226 on 7th July 2018 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Last Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Stevie Ray at UFC Fight Night 113 on 16th July 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at SSE Hydro Arena, Glasgow, Scotland.

He was victorious against Alex Ricci at UFC Fight Night 105 on 19th February 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Scotiabank Centre, Halifax, Canada.

Activity check

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

Going to this contest, Dan Hooker had last fought 4 years, 9 months and 5 days ago, while Paul Felder's last outing had been 4 years, 10 months and 3 days ago.

Hooker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Felder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 4 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

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