Tape rankings @ Featherweight
Who won Peterson vs Hooper?
Steven Peterson beat Chase Hooper by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the prelims of UFC 263, on Saturday 12th June 2021 at Gila River Arena in Glendale.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Steven Peterson.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Peterson vs Hooper stats
Steven Peterson stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Chase Hooper made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Hooper had a slight advantage in power over Peterson, with a 30% knock out percentage over Peterson's 28%.
Steven Peterson was the older man by 10 years, at 32 years old.
Hooper had a height advantage of 3 inches over Peterson. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Peterson was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 7 years and 2 months earlier than Hooper, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 32 less professional rounds, 0 to Hooper's 32.
Peterson's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.