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Dan Hooker will welcome former Bellator MMA Lightweight champion, Michael Chandler, to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon when the two men collide in the co-main event of UFC 257 on Jan. 23, 2021 on “Fight Island.”

The 390 total strikes landed were the most in a lightweight fight in UFC history, and the fifth-most overall, with Poirier landing 208 to Hooker's 182. Hooker outlanded Poirier in significant. UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. 27, 2020 U-DEC 5 5:00 win. Dan Hooker Paul Felder 0 0 122 110 1. Dan Hooker believes he has a firm read of the UFC’s plans for Michael Chandler and that he is just the guy to spoil them. The UFC has officially announced that Dan Hooker will be facing Michael. — UFC (@ufc) January 24, 2021 After a tense start in which Chandler landed right hands to the body without taking any damage in return against the much taller Hooker, Chandler woke up the.

For Hooker, passing on the chance to upset a man who is likely already in title contention was something he was not willing to do since it would allow him the opportunity to sneak himself back into the championship mix.

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And he is more than happy to break the promotion’s “new toy” while he’s at it.

“The danger lies in getting to the top five. If you were to put him against anyone else who’s come up in the UFC, like top-50, then a top-30, then a top-20, then a top-15 then his chances of losing skyrocket exponentially. So the quicker they can get him to a title, the quicker they could market and sell him,” said Hooker during a recent interview with MMA Fighting.

“So to me, you’re gonna give me the new toy? I’m gonna break the new toy real quick. They invested a whole lot of money to get this guy out of his contract and get him over to the UFC and they’re gonna throw him in with me who’s like a bad stylistic matchup and I’m gonna break the toy in five minutes. I can’t say I feel sorry for them (laughs).”

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Hooker is 3-1 in his last four fights inside the Octagon and was last seen losing to Dustin Poirier in a “Fight of the Year” candidate this past June. Currently ranked No. 6 on UFC official rankings, “The Hangman” could upset the balance of the division while inserting himself in the title picture.

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Chandler, meanwhile, is coming in with two straight wins, winning five of his last six fights for Bellator before jumping ship. Anyone think he’ll be in for a rude awakening against Hooker?