Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
25-1-0
23-12-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Lightweight

The tape

32
Age
34
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
75.6" / 192 cm

Full record

KO 1UD 5SUB 2KO 1SUB 1
Form
SD 3KO 2KO 1SUB 1UD 3
25
Wins
23
5
By KO
11
20
KO%
48
11
By Sub
7
44
SUB%
30
1
Losses
12
1
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
3
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2009
26
Bouts
35
54
Rounds
73
3 hours, 53 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 10 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

-
UFC
11
-
Bellator
-
1
Tapology
13

Islam Makhachev vs Dan Hooker preview

When is Makhachev vs Hooker?

Islam Makhachev could potentially fight Dan Hooker, in Late 2024.

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 25 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 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 23 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by knock out and 7 by submission.

The stats suggest Hooker would have a large advantage in power over Makhachev, boasting a 48% knock out percentage over Makhachev's 20%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Makhachev would have an advantage over Hooker, with a 44% submission rate over Hooker's 30%.

Islam Makhachev is the younger man by 2 years, at 32 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 9 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 19 less professional rounds, 54 to Hooker's 73.

Makhachev vs Hooker form

Makhachev has won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 opponents and going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight, he won against Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had beaten Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 284 on 11th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Charles Oliveira at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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

He had won against Dan Hooker at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by submission in the 1st round.

Hooker has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Jalin Turner at UFC 290 on 8th July 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Claudio Puelles at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Going into that 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.

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

He was victorious 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.

Activity check

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

Islam Makhachev last fought 7 months and 3 days ago, while Dan Hooker's last outing was 10 months and 16 days ago.

Makhachev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

Hooker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 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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