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Dustin Poirier Not Excited About Potential Showdown with Dan Hooker

Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight contender Dan Hooker is knocking on the door of the upper echelon of arguably the promotion’s deepest division after his win against former title challenger Al …read more

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Dustin Poirier Isn’t Excited About Potential Dan Hooker Fight

Dustin Poirier admits that a showdown with Dan Hooker isn’t appealing to him. Hooker turned some heads with his performance over Al Iaquinta at UFC 243 earlier this month. Iaquinta …read more

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Posted on October 15, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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The Good Fight: Dan Hooker says he'll donate half his purse to Dustin Poirier's foundation if he fights him

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Dan Hooker may have found a way to lure Dustin Poirier into a fight.
After Poirier, a former interim lightweight …read more

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Justin Gaethje responds to Dan Hooker’s call-out

UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje has rejected the idea of a fight against divisional rival Dan Hooker after the Kiwi star called him out.
Gaethje (21-2) is coming off the back …read more

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Justin Gaethje responds to Dan Hooker’s call-out

UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje has rejected the idea of a fight against divisional rival Dan Hooker after the Kiwi star called him out.
Gaethje (21-2) is coming off the back …read more

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Coach: Al Iaquinta ‘mentally bummed’ after UFC 243 loss, ‘leg is fine’

Al Iaquinta and Ray Longo | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It’s back to the drawing board for Al Iaquinta.
The longtime lightweight contender stumbled against Dan Hooker this past weekend …read more

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Paul Felder calls out Dan Hooker in a very creative way

UFC lightweight Paul Felder has called out fellow top-10 contender Dan Hooker for a fight, and he did so in a very creative way.
“The Irish Dragon” took to Twitter to …read more

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Justin Gaethje: Fighting Dan Hooker ‘Doesn’t Make Sense At All’

Justin Gaethje has no interest in fighting Dan Hooker. Hooker has certainly wasted little time calling his shot after defeating Al Iaquinta. “The Hangman” turned in perhaps the best performance …read more

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Justin Gaethje: Dan Hooker made '(expletive) move' calling out me, Dustin Poirier

LOS ANGELES – Justin Gaethje didn’t come straight out on Tuesday and tell Dan Hooker to get his name out of his mouth. But he basically said so in all …read more

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Dan Hooker jokingly dismisses Daniel Cormier’s matchmaking, DC responds

UFC lightweight Dan Hooker and former two-weight UFC champion Daniel Cormier have a difference of opinion when it comes to who Hooker should face next inside the Octagon.
The Kiwi star …read more

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UFC 243 Medical Suspensions: Al Iaquinta Faces Potential 180-Day Term

Three rounds with Dan Hooker took its toll on Al Iaquinta. …read more

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UFC rankings update: Israel Adesanya, Dan Hooker make huge climbs

The official UFC rankings have been updated in the wake of last weekend’s UFC 243 card, and as expected, main event winner Israel Adesanya has greatly improved his station.
In addition …read more

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Dan Hooker shuts down callout from Islam Makhachev, who isn't buying any excuse

Dan Hooker would love to headline a show in his home country of New Zealand but not against someone like Islam Makhachev.
Hooker dismissed Makhachev’s callout on Twitter, posting a clip …read more

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Dan Hooker tells Justin Gaethje and Dustin Poirier ‘one of you have to fight me’

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker put Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje on blast, telling both fighters that one of them will have to fight him next.
“The Hangman” shared the message …read more

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Islam Makhachev calls out Dan Hooker: ‘Let’s wrestle’

Top-ranked UFC lightweight contender Islam Makhachev has called out Dan Hooker after Hooker’s victory over Al Iaquinta in the co-main event of UFC 243.
Makhachev took to Twitter to respond to …read more

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Dan Hooker to Dustin Poirier: ‘I’m Going to Smash Your Face In’

Aside from a third-round knockout loss to Edson Barboza last December, Dan Hooker has been tormenting the lightweight division for quite some time. …read more

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Dustin Poirier responds to Dan Hooker calling him out following win at UFC 243

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Dustin Poirier has big plans ahead for 2020. But they don’t involve a fight against Dan Hooker.
At UFC 243 on Saturday night, Hooker earned an …read more

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Dan Hooker says Dustin Poirier is too busy ‘chasing leprechauns’

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker wants to fight Dustin Poirier next, but he said Poirier is too ‘busy chasing leprechauns’ in reference to Conor McGregor.
After defeating Al Iaquinta by lopsided …read more

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Hooker calls out Poirier, who says he’s fighting McGregor

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Dan Hooker defeated Al Iaquinta in the UFC 243 co-main event Saturday night in Melbourne, Australia. Dan Hooker was fired …read more

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Dustin Poirier responds to Dan Hooker, claims he is fighting Conor McGregor next!

Dustin Poirier has responded to Dan Hooker’s request for a fight, but says that will have to wait because he is fighting Conor McGregor next.
Hooker had defeated Al Iaquinta by …read more

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UFC 243 in Tweets: Pros react to Israel Adesanya’s stoppage win over Robert Whittaker, Dan Hooker’s dominant decision win

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Israel Adesanya is the new UFC middleweight champion.
The undefeated fighter stopped then champ Robert Whittaker in the second round of their main event at …read more

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UFC 243 results: Dan Hooker picks apart Al Iaquinta, threatens to 'smash' Dustin Poirier

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Dan Hooker continued to thrive as a lightweight on Saturday when he earned his biggest win in the division …read more

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UFC 243 Highlights: Dan Hooker Outpoints Al Iaquinta

Al Iaquinta vs. Dan Hooker went the distance at UFC 243. The two fighters met in a lightweight bout at the UFC 243 pay-per-view from Sydney, Australia at the …read more

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UFC 243: Dan Hooker dominates Al Iaquinta, calls out Dustin Poirier

Dan Hooker didn’t finish Al Iaquinta, but he was dominant in winning the unanimous decision. …read more

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UFC 243 Results: Dan Hooker defeats Al Iaquinta (Highlights)

A key lightweight bout featuring former title challenger Al Iaquinta taking on Dan Hooker co-headlines tonight’s UFC 243 event in Melbourne, Australia.
Al Iaquinta (14-5-1 MMA) was last seen in action …read more

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Twitter reacts to Dan Hooker's dominant win over Al Iaquinta at UFC 243

Dan Hooker earned the biggest win of his career on Saturday when he defeated Al Iaquinta in the UFC 243 co-main event.
Hooker (19-8 MMA, 9-4 UFC) improved to 6-1 since …read more

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UFC 243 video: Dan Hooker picks apart Al Iaquinta in co-main event

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Watch highlights from the UFC 243 co-main event. UFC 243’s co-main event was a lightweight contest between Al Iaquinta and …read more

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Pros react to UFC 243 co-main event between Al Iaquinta and Dan Hooker

Tonight at UFC 243 at the Marvel Stadium in Australia, Al Iaquinta faced Dan Hooker in the co-main event.
Al ‘Raging’ Iaquinta entered the Octagon against Dan Hooker and looked to …read more

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UFC 243 results: Dan Hooker punishes Al Iaquinta in lopsided decision, calls out Dustin Poirier 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Dan Hooker made a huge statement at UFC 243 both with his performance and then his call out after a win over Al Iaquinta in …read more

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UFC 243 live blog: Iaquinta vs. Hooker

Al Iaquinta faces off with Dan Hooker ahead of their lightweight co-main event bout Saturday at UFC 243 in Melbourne, Australia | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

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Al Iaquinta explains why he was so willing to travel halfway around the world to fight Dan Hooker

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When Al Iaquinta heard Dan Hooker shout his name for a fight at UFC 243 in Australia, he didn’t blink or balk …read more

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Preview! Time To Face ‘The Hangman’ In Melbourne

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A lightweight showdown between Al Iaquinta and Dan Hooker is featured in the UFC 243 co-main event, scheduled for Marvel …read more

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Al Iaquinta: In the End, Unionizing Would Be ‘Better for Everybody’

Ahead of his co-main event fight at UFC 243 Al Iaquinta talks to Sherdog’s Jacob Debets about Dan Hooker, real estate and fighter unionization. …read more

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UFC 243 breakdown: Can Al Iaquinta overcome Dan Hooker's home cage advantage?

The UFC 243 co-main event will be a home fight for the slight favorite.
Dan Hooker (18-8 MMA, 8-4 UFC) has been given a slight edge with the oddsmaking experts against …read more

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UFC 243 Clash: Hooker Vs. Iaquinta!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight hitters Dan Hooker and Al Iaquinta will go to war this Saturday (Oct. 5, 2019) at UFC 243 from inside …read more

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UFC 243 open workouts highlights: Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya light up the Aussie crowd

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Check out the UFC 243 open workouts, where headliners Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya, and co-main event fighters Al Iaquinta and Dan Hooker, took the stage to light …read more

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Al Iaquinta wants to prove he’s a better fighter and better real estate agent than Dan Hooker

UFC lightweight contender Al Iaquinta says part of the motivation for fighting Dan Hooker in the co-main event of UFC 243 is to prove who the better real estate agent …read more

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Brad Riddell ready to kickstart UFC 243 for City Kickboxing: 'We're going to starch everybody'

MELBOURNE, Australia – Brad Riddell is ready to get the ball rolling for City Kickboxing at UFC 243.
He joins teammates Dan Hooker and interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya on Saturday …read more

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Dan Hooker UFC 243 open workout highlights

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MELBOURNE, Australia — At UFC 243 open workouts, Dan Hooker put on a show for the fans and the media. …read more

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UFC 243 open workouts: Al Iaquinta excited to be fighting in Australia again vs. Dan Hooker

MELBOURNE, Australia – Al Iaquinta had no hesitation to make the trip down under again.
The former lightweight title challenger Iaquinta (14-5-1 MMA, 9-4 UFC), takes on Dan Hooker (18-8 MMA, …read more

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UFC 243 | Al Iaquinta believes Dan Hooker fight could be ‘a 15-minute beatdown’

Al Iaquinta is looking to return to the win column at UFC 243 when he takes on Dan Hooker.
The Long Island-native will be heading to Australia to take on the …read more

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Al Iaquinta ready to prove he's not just a tough guy vs. Dan Hooker at UFC 243, 'I'm a way better fighter'

MELBOURNE, Australia – Al Iaquinta has always shown his New York toughness, but he’s going into this weekend’s UFC 243 looking to prove he’s more than just that.
He co-headlines UFC …read more

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Dan Hooker promises excitement at UFC 243: 'I just have to show up, touch gloves and exciting fights happen'

MELBOURNE, Australia – For Kiwi lightweight star Dan Hooker, UFC 243 represents the biggest moment of his mixed martial arts career.
The 29-year-old New Zealander takes on American Al Iaquinta in …read more

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'UFC 243 Embedded,' No. 1: Israel Adesanya, Dan Hooker get special welcome to Melbourne

The UFC’s 10th pay-per-view of the year takes place Saturday with UFC 243, and the promotion’s popular “Embedded” series returns to get you ready.
UFC 242 takes place at Marvel Arena …read more

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UFC 243 Countdown: Al Iaquinta vs. Dan Hooker

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See Al Iaquinta and Dan Hooker train and prepare ahead of their UFC 243 co-main event, which takes place on Saturday, Oct. 5 (Sunday, Oct. 6 local time …read more

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Dan Hooker names 3 fighters who would give Khabib Nurmagomedov an immense amount of trouble

Dan Hooker believes current UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is beatable and has named three fighters he thinks are capable of dethroning ‘The Eagle’.
Hooker (18-8 MMA) will return to action …read more

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Israel Adesanya teammate Brad Riddell signs with UFC, debuts at UFC 243

Another member of City Kickboxing is UFC bound.
Joining teammates Israel Adesanya, Dan Hooker, Kai Kara-France, Shane Young, and Luke Jumeau, Brad Riddell can now call himself a member of the …read more

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