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Who won Leavitt vs Hooper?
Chase Hooper beat Jordan Leavitt by submission in the 1st round during the main card of UFC Fight Night – Allen vs Craig, on Saturday 18th November 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
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).
Leavitt vs Hooper stats
Jordan Leavitt stepped into the octagon with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Chase Hooper made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Hooper had an advantage in power over Leavitt, with a 33% knock out percentage over Leavitt's 18%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Leavitt had an advantage over Hooper, with a 55% submission rate over Hooper's 42%.
Jordan Leavitt was the older man by 4 years, at 28 years old.
Hooper had a height advantage of 4 inches over Leavitt. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Leavitt was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 fewer fights. He had fought 11 less professional rounds, 26 to Hooper's 37.
Leavitt vs Hooper form
Leavitt had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Victor Martinez at UFC Fight Night – Krylov vs Spann on 24th February 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Paddy Pimblett at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at The O2, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Trey Ogden at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2 on 16th April 2022 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had won against Matt Sayles at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by split decision in the 2nd round.
He had lost to Claudio Puelles at UFC Vegas 28 on 5th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest in the United States.
Leavitt's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Hooper's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Leavitt vs Hooper?
Jordan Leavitt was a 17/10 (+170) underdog going into the contest, while Chase Hooper made his way into the ring at 1/2 (-200) with oddsmakers.