Oct 05 2019
Saturday

Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia

UFC 243
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
18-8-0
UD 3
UD 3
14-5-0

The tape

32
Age
35
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
75.6" / 192 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Tape record

KOKOKOKOSUB
Form
UDUDUDKOSD
18
Wins
14
10
By KO
7
56
KO%
50
7
By SUB
1
39
SUB%
7
8
Loses
5
1
Stopped
0
2
Tapped
3
0
Draws
1
2009
Debut
2009
26
Bouts
20
49
Rounds
49
3 hours, 19 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 26 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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Dan Hooker vs Al Iaquinta report

Who won Hooker vs Iaquinta?

Dan Hooker beat Al Iaquinta by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC 243, on Saturday 5th October 2019 at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne.

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

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).

Hooker vs Iaquinta stats

Dan Hooker stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Al Iaquinta made his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggested Hooker had a slight advantage in power over Iaquinta, with a 56% knock out percentage over Iaquinta's 50%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Hooker had a massive advantage over Iaquinta, boasting at 39% submission rate over Iaquinta's 7%.

Dan Hooker was the younger man by 3 years, at 32 years old.

Hooker had a height advantage of 2 inches over Iaquinta. 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, 15 days later than Iaquinta, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 17 more professional rounds, 70 to Iaquinta's 53.

Hooker vs Iaquinta form

Hooker had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against 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.

Previous to that, he had been beaten 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against Jim Miller at UFC Fight Night 128 on 21st April 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.

Before that, he had beat Marc Diakiese at UFC 219 on 30th December 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Ross Pearson at UFC Fight Night 110 on 10th June 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.

Activity check

Hooker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Iaquinta's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Hooker vs Iaquinta?

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