Late 2021
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
23-1-0
22-12-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Lightweight

The tape

31
Age
32
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
75.6" / 192 cm

Full record

SUB 2KO 1SUB 1SUB 4SUB 3
Form
KO 2KO 1SUB 1UD 3KO 1
23
Wins
22
4
By KO
11
17
KO%
50
11
By Sub
7
48
SUB%
32
1
Losses
12
1
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
3
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2009
24
Bouts
34
48
Rounds
70
3 hours, 25 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 55 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
12
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
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Islam Makhachev vs Dan Hooker preview

When is Makhachev vs Hooker?

Islam Makhachev could potentially fight Dan Hooker, in Late 2021.

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).

Makhachev vs Hooker stats

Islam Makhachev would step into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.

Dan Hooker would make his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 12 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.

The stats suggest Hooker would have a massive power advantage over Makhachev, boosting at 50% knock out percentage over Makhachev's 17%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Makhachev would have an advantage over Hooker, with a 48% submission rate over Hooker's 32%.

Islam Makhachev is the younger man by 1 year, at 31 years old.

Hooker has a height advantage of 2 inches over Makhachev. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Makhachev is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year and 4 months later than Hooker, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 22 less professional rounds, 48 to Hooker's 70.

Makhachev vs Hooker form

Makhachev has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 4 times.

In his last fight, he won against Charles Oliveira at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had won against Bobby Green at UFC Fight Night on 26th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Dan Hooker at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by knockout in the 1st round.

Before that, he had defeated Thiago Moises at UFC Vegas 31 on 17th July 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

He had won against Drew Dober at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Hooker has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he defeated Claudio Puelles at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

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

Going into that contest, he had lost to Islam Makhachev at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by submission in the 1st round.

Before that, 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.

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

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Islam Makhachev has been fighting more than Dan Hooker.

Islam Makhachev last fought 1 month and 7 days ago, while Dan Hooker's last outing was 17 days ago.

Makhachev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

Hooker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Makhachev vs Hooker?

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

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