Dan
Hooker
12-4-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 12-4-0
Summary: Well-Rounded

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Hangman
From: Auckland, New Zealand
Fights Out Of: Auckland New Zealand
Age: 24
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 145 lb ( 65 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
18
67% Successful
12
Types of Successful Strikes
0
12
25%
67% Ground
3
1
8
Striking Defense
89
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
0
0% Successful
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
100
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Maximo Blanco Sep 20, 2014
-- -- -- -- --
Dan Hooker -- -- -- --
Win
Dan Hooker Jun 28, 2014
12 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Ian Entwistle 1 0 3 0

Biography

TRAINING: Morning training, either sparring or conditioning, then night pads or jits, then wrestling.

When and why did you start training for fighting? Over five years ago after watching a friend level some guy and the crowd went nuts. I love the sport and training, but I got into this game to compete and be the best.

What ranks and titles have you held? Australian Fighting Championship LW Title, Supremacy New Zealand LW Champion, King In The Ring Middleweight Kickboxing Champion, WKBF X-Rules Welterweight Champion.

Do you have any heroes? NZ’s greatest champions, guys like Mark Hunt, Jason Suttie, Jordan Tai, my coach Aaron Boyes.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
To be fighting on the first New Zealand UFC card means everything.

What was your job before you started fighting? Doorman in Auckland CBD

Favorite striking technique: Body Shots
•    Has fought from heavyweight to featherweight

•    Pro since 2009

•    Five wins by submission, five by KO

•    Eight first round finishes

•    On six fight winning streak

Career

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