Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
23-12-0
12-3-0

The tape

34
Age
31
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
75.6" / 192 cm
Reach
71.7" / 182 cm

Full record

SD 3KO 2KO 1SUB 1UD 3
Form
KO 2MD 3KO 5KO 3UD 3
23
Wins
12
11
By KO
8
48
KO%
67
7
By Sub
1
30
SUB%
8
12
Losses
3
3
Stopped
2
3
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2015
35
Bouts
15
73
Rounds
31
5 hours, 10 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 5 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

11
UFC
8
-
Bellator
-
13
Tapology
8

Dan Hooker vs Rafael Fiziev preview

When is Hooker vs Fiziev?

Dan Hooker could potentially face the challenge of Rafael Fiziev, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Hooker vs Fiziev stats

Dan Hooker would step into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Rafael Fiziev would make his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Fiziev would have an advantage in power over Hooker, with a 67% knock out percentage over Hooker's 48%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Hooker would have a large advantage over Fiziev, boasting a 30% submission rate over Fiziev's 8%.

Dan Hooker is the older man by 3 years, at 34 years old.

Hooker has a height advantage of 4 inches over Fiziev. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Hooker is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 6 years and 4 months earlier than Fiziev, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 42 more professional rounds, 73 to Fiziev's 31.

Hooker vs Fiziev form

Hooker has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight, he won against Jalin Turner at UFC 290 on 8th July 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Claudio Puelles at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Arnold Allen at UFC Fight Night London on 19th March 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had been beaten by Islam Makhachev at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by submission in the 1st round.

He had defeated Nasrat Haqparast at UFC 266 on 25th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Fiziev has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he was defeated by Mateusz Gamrot at UFC Fight Night – Fiziev vs Gamrot on 23rd September 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Justin Gaethje at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev on 9th July 2022 by knockout in the 5th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had won against Brad Riddell at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Bobby Green at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Toyota Center, Houston.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Dan Hooker has been fighting more than Rafael Fiziev.

Dan Hooker last fought 9 months and 10 days ago, while Rafael Fiziev's last outing was 6 months and 26 days ago.

Hooker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

Fiziev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Hooker vs Fiziev?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Hooker vs Fiziev yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

Dan Hooker vs Rafael Fiziev news

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