Pros react after Dan Hooker defeats Nasrat Haqparast at UFC 266

Dan Hooker

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 looking to rebound after losing his two most recent Octagon appearances. ‘The Hangman’ had suffered defeats to perennial division contenders Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler in those outings. Prior to those setbacks, Hooker had put together a three-fight win streak, which included a nasty knockout of James Vick.

Meanwhile, Nasrat Haqparast (13-4 MMA) was 5-1 over his past six fights entering tonight’s UFC 266 event. The German standout was coming off back-to-back unanimous decision victories over opponents Alexander Munoz and Rafa Garcia in his most previous efforts.

Nasrat Haqparast

Tonight’s Dan Hooker vs. Nasrat Haqparast bout proved to be a one-sided affair. ‘The Hangman’ put on a absolute clinic, getting the better of the German fighter both in the stand-up and on the ground. After fifteen minutes of action Hooker was awarded a much deserved unanimous decision victory.

Official UFC 266 Result: Dan Hooker def. Nasrat Haqparast by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 30-26)

Check out how the pros reacted to ‘Hooker vs. Haqparast’ below:

Post-fight reactions to Dan Hooker defeating Nasrat Haqparast:

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