Nov 12 2022
Saturday

Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Claudio Puelles
Puelles
Peru flag
21-12-0
KO 2
KO 2
12-2-0

The tape

34
Age
28
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
75.6" / 192 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Tape record

KOSUBUDKOUD
Form
SUBSUBUDUDSUB
21
Wins
12
10
By KO
2
48
KO%
17
7
By SUB
7
33
SUB%
58
12
Loses
2
3
Stopped
1
3
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2013
33
Bouts
14
68
Rounds
33
4 hours, 46 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 9 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

12
UFC
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Bellator
-
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Tapology
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Dan Hooker vs Claudio Puelles report

Who won Hooker vs Puelles?

Dan Hooker beat Claudio Puelles by knockout in the 2nd round during the main card of UFC 281, on Saturday 12th November 2022 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

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 Puelles stats

Dan Hooker stepped into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Claudio Puelles made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by knock out and 7 by submission.

Dan Hooker's UFC record stood at 13-8-0, while Claudio Puelles' came in at 5-3-0.

The stats suggested Hooker had a massive power advantage over Puelles, boasting a 48% knock out percentage over Puelles' 17%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Puelles had a large advantage over Hooker, boasting a 58% submission rate over Hooker's 33%.

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

Hooker had a height advantage of 1 inch over Puelles. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Hooker was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 19 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 years and 4 months earlier than Puelles, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 35 more professional rounds, 73 to Puelles' 38.

Hooker vs Puelles form

Dan Hooker had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this 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.

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

Going into that contest, he had won against 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.

Before that, he had been defeated by Michael Chandler at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had lost to 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.

Activity check

Hooker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Puelles' last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Hooker vs Puelles?

Dan Hooker was a 63/100 (-160) favourite going into the contest, while Claudio Puelles made his way into the ring at 13/10 (+130) with oddsmakers.

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