Nov 12 2022
Saturday

Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States

UFC 281
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Claudio Puelles
Puelles
Peru flag
21-12-0
KO 2
KO 2
12-2-0

The tape

32
Age
26
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
-
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
-

Dan Hooker vs Claudio Puelles report

Who won Hooker vs Puelles?

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

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 Puelles stats

Dan Hooker stepped into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 12 loses 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 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.

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

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

Dan Hooker was the older man by 6 years, at 32 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, 70 to Puelles' 35.

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 knockout in the 1st round.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had lost to 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 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.

Activity check

Hooker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 26 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 1 year, 5 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months. 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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