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Dan Hooker steps up on short notice, faces Islam Makhachev at UFC 267

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker has decided to step up on short notice, and he will face Islam Makhachev at UFC 267 next month. ESPN's...
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Dan Hooker on a potential scrap with Nate Diaz: “It’s definitely not a difficult...

UFC lightweight Dan Hooker opened up on a potential scrap with Nate Diaz, saying “it’s definitely not a difficult fight for him to get.” Hooker...
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Dan Hooker explains why he called out Beneil Dariush following his win at UFC...

UFC lightweight Dan Hooker has explained why he called out Beneil Dariush after his win at UFC 266 on Saturday. Hooker managed to get back...
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Dan Hooker dedicates victory over Narsat Haqparast at UFC 266 to fallen teammate Fau...

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker dedicated his victory over Narsat Haqparast at UFC 266 to his fallen teammate, Fau Vake. Hooker defeated Haqparast via unanimous...
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Pros react after Dan Hooker defeats Nasrat Haqparast at UFC 266

A key lightweight bout between Dan Hooker and Nasrat Haqparast took place on the televised prelims of tonight's UFC 266 event. Hooker (21-10 MMA) was...
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UFC 266 Results: Dan Hooker defeats Nasrat Haqparast (Highlights)

A key lightweight bout between Dan Hooker and Nasrat Haqparast takes place on the televised prelims of tonight's UFC 266 event. Hooker (20-10 MMA) has...
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Dan Hooker says City Kickboxing will likely relocate from New Zealand due to lockdown...

Dan Hooker, a captain of City Kickboxing, says the gym will likely move from New Zealand. Due to New Zealand's strict lockdown rules, the gym...
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Dan Hooker excited for ‘a crazy fight’ with Nasrat Haqparast at UFC 266: ‘It’s...

Dan Hooker finally has a fight after months of pleading with the UFC to get him one. Due to how New Zealand is doing their...
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Just Scrap Radio Ep. 51 with Dan Hooker, Jairzinho Rozenstruik, Cynthia Calvillo, Martin Sano...

The 51st episode of Just Scrap Radio on BJPENN with Cole Shelton is here ahead of UFC 266. We're first joined by the eighth-ranked lightweight...
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Dan Hooker obtains visa, will fight at UFC 266

Dan Hooker vs. Nasrat Haqparast is a go for UFC 266. Hooker was campaigning to fight on this card for weeks before and about five...
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Dan Hooker provides positive update on obtaining visa to fight at UFC 266

Dan Hooker may fight at UFC 266 after all. Hooker is set to fight Nasrat Haqparast next Saturday in Las Vegas in an intriguing lightweight...
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Dan Hooker potentially out of UFC 266, makes desperate plea with acting US Ambassador...

Dan Hooker is in jeopardy of having his UFC 266 fight canceled and has made a desperate plea to US Ambassador Kevin Covert for...
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Dan Hooker claims that Tony Ferguson has gone rogue: “No one from the UFC...

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker claims that Tony Ferguson has gone rogue, suggesting that “No one from the UFC can get a hold of...
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Dan Hooker explains why he isn’t fighting “dumbass” Arman Tsarukyan at UFC 266

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker explained why he isn't fighting "dumbass" Arman Tsarukyan at UFC 266 despite rumblings of a fight. Hooker takes on Nasrat...
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Dan Hooker returns at UFC 266 against rising contender Nasrat Haqparast

Dan Hooker will be making his return to the Octagon at UFC 266 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Multiple sources have informed BJPENN.com that Hooker will...
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Dan Hooker reacts after Fau Vake’s fatal assault results in a home detention sentence:...

UFC lightweight Dan Hooker has hit out at the sentence handed down to one of Fau Vake's attackers Ofa He Mooni Folau. Vake, who was...
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Thiago Moises calls out Dan Hooker following loss to Islam Makhachev at UFC Vegas...

UFC lightweight contender Thiago Moises called out Dan Hooker following his recent submission loss to Islam Makhachev at UFC Vegas 31. Moises, the No. 15...
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Dan Hooker challenges “tickle party” fighter Islam Makhachev to throw down in September

UFC lightweight Dan Hooker has laid down a challenge to Islam Makhachev as their social media spat continues. This past Saturday night, Makhachev continued his...
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Dan Hooker says he “got bored” watching Islam Makhachev fight Thiago Moises at UFC...

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker says he "got bored" watching Islam Makhachev fight Thiago Moises in the main event of UFC Vegas 31. Hooker is...
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Dan Hooker wants Nate Diaz or Tony Ferguson at UFC 266: “That’s what the...

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker is hoping to fight again this fall and he wants to scrap either Nate Diaz or Tony Ferguson at...
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Dan Hooker hopes for Nate Diaz matchup at UFC 266, ‘I’m fighting on that...

Dan Hooker is ready to return to action. Nate Diaz made a highly anticipated return at UFC 263 this past Saturday night. In a non-title...
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Dan Hooker wants to fight Rafael dos Anjos next

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker is targeting a matchup against former champion Rafael dos Anjos the next time he steps into the Octagon. Hooker hasn't...
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Dan Hooker finally reunites with family 56 days after UFC 257 (video)

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker has finally reunited with his family after 56 days on the road. Hooker, a native of New Zealand, last fought...
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Dan Hooker explains how his new “ugly-ass record” will allow him to take risks...

Perennial UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker believes his new "ugly-ass record" will allow him to take risks other guys aren't willing to take. Hooker (20-10...
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Michael Chandler offers support to Dan Hooker, believes they will fight again in the...

Michael Chandler has offered his support to Dan Hooker. Hooker recently posted on social media that he is back in New Zealand but in quarantine....
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Photo | Dan Hooker finally back in New Zealand, but still not reunited with...

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker is finally back home in his native New Zealand, but he has still not been reunited with his family. Hooker...
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Eddie Alvarez shares his thoughts on the UFC debut of former rival Michael Chandler

Eddie Alvarez tuned in to watch his former rival Michael Chandler make his Octagon debut against Dan Hooker at UFC 257. Alvarez and Chandler have...
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Dan Hooker opens up on Chandler loss, reveals why he removed gloves in the...

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker has opened up on his loss to Michael Chandler, and revealed why he removed his gloves in the Octagon...