Jun 27 2020
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
25-6-0
UD 5
UD 5
20-8-0

The tape

35
Age
34
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
75.6" / 192 cm

Tape record

SUBUDKOKOSUB
Form
SDUDKOKOKO
25
Wins
20
12
By KO
10
48
KO%
50
7
By SUB
7
28
SUB%
35
6
Loses
8
2
Stopped
1
2
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2009
32
Bouts
28
66
Rounds
57
4 hours, 27 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 59 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Dustin Poirier vs Dan Hooker report

Who won Poirier vs Hooker?

Dustin Poirier beat Dan Hooker by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC Vegas 4, on Saturday 27th June 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Dustin Poirier.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Poirier vs Hooker stats

Dustin Poirier stepped into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.

Dan Hooker made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by knock out and 7 by submission.

This was Dustin Poirier's 31st fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2011.

Dustin Poirier's UFC record stood at 22-8-0, while Dan Hooker's came in at 13-8-0.

The stats suggested Hooker had a slight advantage in power over Poirier, with a 50% knock out percentage over Poirier's 48%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Hooker had a slight advantage over Poirier, with a 35% submission rate over Poirier's 28%.

Dustin Poirier was the older man by 1 year, at 35 years old.

Hooker had a height advantage of 3 inches over Poirier. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Poirier was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 months later than Hooker, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 16 more professional rounds, 89 to Hooker's 73.

Poirier vs Hooker form

Poirier had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Charles Oliveira at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by submission in the 3rd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Conor McGregor at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Conor McGregor at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he had defeated Dan Hooker at UFC Vegas 4 on 27th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

He had been beaten by Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242 on 7th September 2019 by submission in the 3rd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Dan Hooker had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, 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.

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

Going into that contest, he had lost to 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.

Before that, he had won against Paul Felder at UFC on ESPN+ 26 on 22nd February 2020 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.

He had beaten Al Iaquinta at UFC 243 on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Dan Hooker had been fighting more than Dustin Poirier.

Going to this contest, Dustin Poirier had last fought 2 years, 7 months and 7 days ago, while Dan Hooker's last outing had been 2 years, 9 months and 23 days ago.

Poirier's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 10 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Hooker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

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