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"The Hangman"
Dan Hooker
#6 Lightweight Division • 20-9-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 10
    Wins by Knockout
  • 7
    Wins by Submission
  • 3
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 43% 43%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
416
Sig. Strikes Attempted
966
Grappling accuracy 38% 38%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
3
Takedowns Attempted
8
4.35
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
5.13
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
0.47
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.47
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
54
%
Sig. Str. Defense
77
%
Takedown Defense
0.78
Knockdown Ratio
08:42
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
351 (84%)
Clinch
46 (11%)
Ground
19 (5%)

Sig. Str. by target

70% 292 Head 14% 58 Body 16% 66 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
10 (50%)
DEC
3 (15%)
SUB
7 (35%)

Event Results

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Aukland, New Zealand
Trains at
Saigon Sports Club- Vietnam
Fighting style
MMA
Age
30
Height
72.00
Weight
145.00
Octagon Debut
Jun. 28, 2014
Reach
75.00
Leg reach
42.50
Q & A

TRAINING: Training 7 days a week at City Kickboxing. Equal mix of striking, wrestling and BJJ. 

When and why did you start training for fighting? 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, BJJ blue belt

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 in the UFC means everything.

What was your job before you started fighting? Doorman in Auckland CBD
Favorite Striking technique: Body Shots

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