Jun 27 2020
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

UFC Vegas 4
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
25-6-0
UD 5
UD 5
20-8-0

The tape

33
Age
32
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
75.6" / 192 cm

Tape record

Form
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 as in favor of 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 ring with a record of 25 wins, 6 loses 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 ring with a record of 20 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.

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

Dustin Poirier was the older man by 1 year, at 33 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 9 more professional rounds, 77 to Hooker's 68.

Poirier vs Hooker form

Poirier had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Conor McGregor at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

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

Going into that contest, he had won against 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.

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

He had beat Max Holloway at UFC 236 on 13th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at State Farm Arena, Atlanta, United States.

Hooker had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated 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.

Previous to that, he had defeated Al Iaquinta at UFC 243 on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne, Australia.

Going into that contest, he had won against James Vick at UFC on ESPN 4 on 20th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at AT&T Center, San Antonio, United States.

Before that, he had lost to Edson Barboza at UFC on FOX 31 on 15th December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center, Milwaukee.

He had defeated Jim Miller at UFC Fight Night 128 on 21st April 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.

Activity check

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

Going to this contest, Dustin Poirier had last fought 10 months and 7 days ago, while Dan Hooker's last outing had been 2 years, 2 months and 25 days ago.

Poirier's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Hooker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

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