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Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker share their picks for ‘McGregor vs. Poirier 2’ at UFC 257

Lightweight standouts Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker have shared their picks for tonight’s ‘McGregor vs. Poirier 2’ fight at UFC 257. Chandler and Hooker are set to collide in the …read more

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UFC 257: Michael Chandler vs. Dan Hooker live results, discussion, PBP

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Live, blow-by-blow updates for today’s UFC 257 co-main event from Vegas. To stream UFC 257 live on ESPN+ PPV click …read more

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Dan Hooker reveals strict quarantine protocol he has to undergo to return home after UFC 257

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When Dan Hooker committed to fighting Michael Chandler in the UFC 257 co-main event, he did so with the knowledge that …read more

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Dan Hooker knows he could fight Conor McGregor next with a win over Chandler and the perfect callout

Dan Hooker wanted on UFC 257 for one specific reason, a chance to fight Conor McGregor next time out. In the co-main event of the pay-per-view card, Hooker is set …read more

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Video: UFC 257 Embedded, Episode 5: ‘It’s about now’

In the fifth episode of UFC 257 Embedded, Amanda Ribas’ coach reflects on her training camp, Dustin Poirier, Conor McGregor, Dan Hooker and Michael Chandler take part in the UFC …read more

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UFC 257 breakdown: Michael Chandler's wrestling could be deciding factor vs. Dan Hooker

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the co-main event for UFC 257.
UFC 257 takes place Saturday at Etihad Stadium in Abu …read more

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UFC 257 Embedded: ‘It’s not even a weight cut’

Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker train for their co-main bout. Joanne Calderwood tries fighting as the video game version of herself. Dustin Poirier gets a high-energy workout in, and Conor …read more

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UFC 257 | Pro fighters make their picks for Dan Hooker vs. Michael Chandler

In the co-main event of UFC 257, Dan Hooker is set to welcome, Michael Chandler to the UFC in a really intriguing bout. Heading into the fight, Hooker is a …read more

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UFC 257 video: Dan Hooker, Michael Chandler on weight for co-main event

ABU DHABI – The UFC 257 co-main event is official after Dan Hooker and Michael Chandler made weight.
At Friday’s official weigh-ins, Hooker (20-9 MMA, 10-5 UFC) and Chandler (21-5 MMA, …read more

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Dan Hooker slams Charles Oliveira for saying he can’t make weight to fight at UFC 257: “I’ve got broomsticks thicker than that boy”

Dan Hooker slammed Charles Oliveira for saying he couldn’t make weight at UFC 257. Originally, the UFC wanted to book Michael Chandler vs. Charles Oliveira at UFC 257 but the …read more

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Dan Hooker plans to “spoil” the UFC and Michael Chandler’s plans with a “statement” win

Dan Hooker plans to ruin the UFC and Michael Chandler’s plans just one-fight into his UFC tenure. In the co-main event of UFC 257, Hooker is set to welcome Michael …read more

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UFC 257 Clash: Hooker Vs. Chandler!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight sluggers Dan Hooker and Michael Chandler will collide this weekend (Sat., Jan. 23, 2021) at …read more

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‘Born & Bred:’ Bellator Releases Michael Chandler Video Package Ahead Of UFC 257

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See what made Michael Chandler the fighter he is before his UFC 257 fight with Dan Hooker this weekend. UFC …read more

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Dan Hooker rips 'Charlie Olives' for turning down Michael Chandler due to weight issues

ABU DHABI – Dan Hooker is not buying Charles Oliveira’s reason for turning Michael Chandler down.
According to UFC president Dana White, prior to booking Hooker (20-9 MMA, 10-5 UFC) vs. …read more

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UFC 257 Embedded: Conor McGregor promises a ‘flawless clinic’

UFC 257 opponents Dan Hooker and Michael Chandler dive into fight week media, with Hooker calling dibs on a pool float prop. Dustin Poirier goes outdoors for a run, and …read more

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UFC 257 Embedded, Episode 3: ‘We’re all in it together’

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In the third episode of UFC 257 Embedded, Dan Hooker and friends enjoy a tropical-themed shoot, Michael Chandler talks about what it means …read more

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UFC 257 press conference video

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At the UFC 257 press conference, former UFC champion Conor McGregor, former UFC interim champion Dustin Poirier, Dan Hooker, Michael …read more

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Dan Hooker believes the hype behind Michael Chandler’s debut at UFC 257 is definitely warranted after watching film

UFC lightweight contender Dan Hooker believes that the hype surrounding Michael Chandler heading into UFC 257 is justified. Hooker has a huge opportunity in front of him this Saturday night …read more

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Chandler: Hooker A Tougher Matchup Than McGregor, Poirier, & Gaethje

Michael Chandler believes Dan Hooker makes for the toughest matchup he could have had for his UFC debut. Michael Chandler will be making his long-awaited UFC debut at UFC 257 …read more

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Just Scrap Radio Ep. 25 with Dan Hooker, Michael Chiesa, Matt Frevola, and Roxanne Modafferi

The 25th episode of Just Scrap Radio on BJPENN.com with Cole Shelton is here ahead of UFC Fight Island 8 and UFC 257. We’re first joined by the sixth-ranked lightweight, …read more

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Dan Hooker weighs in on Khabib Nurmagomedov’s future: “As far as I’m concerned, the guy says he’s retired”

Dan Hooker, who is days out from a UFC 257 fight with Michael Chandler, is taking Khabib Nurmagomedov’s retirement announcement at face value. Nurmagomedov, the UFC lightweight champion, retired after …read more

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Dan Hooker on Khabib Nurmagomedov's future: 'If you say you're retired, in my mind you're retired'

ABU DHABI – Dan Hooker doesn’t think UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov returns to the octagon.
When Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA, 13-0 UFC) met with UFC president Dana White in Abu Dhabi, …read more

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Michael Chandler explains why Dan Hooker is a tougher matchup than McGregor, Poirier, and Gaethje

Michael Chandler believes Dan Hooker is one of the tougher matchups for him in the UFC. In the co-main event of UFC 257, Chandler is set to make his UFC …read more

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Dan Hooker plans to be on his toes during UFC 257 press conference with Conor McGregor: “You don’t want to get ‘Who the fook is that guy’d'”

Dan Hooker plans to be on his toes for the upcoming UFC 257 press conference which includes brash former ‘champ champ’ Conor McGregor. The perennial lightweight contender, Hooker (20-9 MMA), …read more

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Video: UFC 257 'Countdown' for Michael Chandler vs. Dan Hooker

Did you miss the debut of UFC 257 “Countdown” or just want to watch it again? Check out the co-main event preview now.
The segment takes a special look at the …read more

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Dan Hooker hopes to avoid Conor McGregor's wrath at UFC 257 press conference

ABU DHABI – Dan Hooker is looking forward to sharing the dais with his fellow lightweight contenders at the UFC 257 press conference, but hopes he doesn’t get embarrassed in …read more

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Chandler to start ‘calling some shots’ after UFC 257

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Michael Chandler plans to start calling the shots with a win over Dan Hooker at UFC 257. Michael Chandler has …read more

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DC: Hooker vs. Chandler winner should do what Khabib did and call out McGregor

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Daniel Cormier has a piece of advice for both Dan Hooker and Michael Chandler. I’m …read more

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Michael Chandler wants title shot with win over Dan Hooker, but ready to take another fight if necessary

Michael Chandler is ready to do whatever it takes to prove that he belongs amongst the UFC lightweight division’s elite.
Chandler (21-5 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is set to make his octagon …read more

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Dan Hooker looking to steal Michael Chandler's hype, enter title contention at UFC 257

Dan Hooker sees UFC 257 as a big opportunity to reposition himself at the top of the promotion’s lightweight division.
Hooker (20-9 MMA, 10-5 UFC) will welcome former three-time Bellator lightweight champion …read more

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Daniel Cormier Believes Chandler-Hooker Winner Needs To Call Out Conor McGregor

Daniel Cormier has shared some advice to Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker. In the co-main event of UFC 257, Chandler is set to make his UFC debut against Dan Hooker. …read more

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Daniel Cormier Believes Chandler-Hooker Winner Needs To Call Out Conor McGregor

Daniel Cormier has shared some advice to Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker. In the co-main event of UFC 257, Chandler is set to make his UFC debut against Dan Hooker. …read more

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Daniel Cormier encourages Chandler, Hooker to take advantage of fighting on McGregor card

Daniel Cormier believes Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker need to take full advantage of fighting on the same card as UFC superstar Conor McGregor. Chandler, the former Bellator lightweight champion, …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Michael Chandler-Dan Hooker winner should call out Conor McGregor at UFC 257

UFC lightweights Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker will square off in prime position as the UFC 257 co-main event ahead of Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier, which headlines the first …read more

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UFC full fight video: Dustin Poirier outlasts Dan Hooker in brutal, bloody battle

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Watch Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker full fight video to see the lightweight contenders throw down in one of the best fights of …read more

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Watch Michael Chandler lay out Benson Henderson ahead of UFC debut

Former Bellator lightweight champion is prepping for his Octagon debut. He is slated to face Dan Hooker at UFC 257 on Jan. 23 on Fight Island.

Their bout makes up part …read more

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Dustin Poirier makes prediction for Dan Hooker vs. Michael Chandler

Dustin Poirier has made a prediction for the upcoming lightweight fight between top-10 contender Dan Hooker and former Bellator champ Michael Chandler. Hooker and Chandler will collide in the co-main …read more

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Dan Hooker admits possible red panty night was “a big reason” he agreed to UFC 257 fight

Dan Hooker has revealed that the possibility of a fight with Conor McGregor is a big reason why he accepted a fight with Michael Chandler at UFC 257. McGregor is …read more

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Dan Hooker on Michael Chandler: ‘They want him to come in and look like the man’

Dan Hooker fully understands the position he’s in as he gets ready to welcome Michael Chandler to the Octagon at UFC 257 on Jan. 23. In September, it was announced …read more

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UFC's Michael Chandler on Conor McGregor: 'I think I am a nightmare' for him

Michael Chandler knows the biggest fight of his career is potentially looming.
Chandler (21-5 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will make his long-awaited UFC debut when he faces Dan Hooker in the co-main …read more

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Video: Between the Links: Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya, Michael Chandler vs. Dan Hooker, fighters to watch in 2021, more

Check out episode 31 of Between the Links—the first show of 2021—as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Alexander K. Lee and mixed martial arts journalist James Lynch …read more

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Michael Chandler wants to ‘put a stamp’ on UFC debut by finishing Dan Hooker, possibly ‘entice’ Khabib Nurmagomedov to return

Dustin Poirier. Tony Ferguson. Charles Oliveira. Justin Gaethje.
At one time or another, those are all names that were tossed around as former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler prepared to make …read more

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Michael Chandler Shares Thoughts on Dan Hooker, Conor McGregor Ahead of UFC Debut

Michael Chandler has a golden opportunity at UFC 257. …read more

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Michael Chandler calls Dan Hooker his toughest matchup, but wasn't on 'radar' prior to UFC 257 booking

Michael Chandler didn’t think he’d be fighting Dan Hooker for his UFC debut.
The former Bellator champion and recent UFC signee thought he’d be taking on a top five name in …read more

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Watch Dustin Poirier beat Dan Hooker ahead of Conor McGregor rematch

Watch Dustin Poirier’s most recent victory over Dan Hooker in a wildly entertaining Fight of the Night from this past June. Poirier faces Conor McGregor at UFC 257 on Saturday, …read more

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Michael Chandler vs. Dan Hooker made official for UFC 257

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Dan Hooker gets to welcome former three-time Bellator champion Michael Chandler into the UFC. A couple of weeks ago, …read more

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Michael Chandler's octagon debut set vs. Dan Hooker at UFC 257

Michael Chandler is getting his wish to fight a top-ranked lightweight in his UFC debut.
Chandler, a former three-time Bellator champion, will make his first trip to the octagon at UFC …read more

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Michael Chandler vs. Dan Hooker official for UFC 257

A highly-intriguing lightweight bout between Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker is now official for UFC 257 later this month. Chandler vs. Hooker is set to take place on the UFC …read more

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Michael Chandler’s octagon debut set, meets Dan Hooker at UFC 257

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Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler has booked his octagon debut as he is expected to face Dan Hooker at UFC …read more

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Michael Chandler vs. Dan Hooker Set for UFC 257 Co-Main Event

A pivotal lightweight showdown pitting Michael Chandler against Dan Hooker is official for the UFC 257 co-main event. …read more

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Sources: Chandler-Hooker is all set for UFC 257

Former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Michael Chandler will meet Dan Hooker at UFC 257 on Jan. 23, sources told ESPN Sunday, a match that will serve as a co-main event …read more

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BREAKING: Dan Hooker vs. Michael Chandler Set For UFC 257

Michael Chandler’s debut is set for January 23 at UFC 257 when he takes on New Zealand’s own Dan Hooker. The speculation on who will be Michael Chandler’s first UFC …read more

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BREAKING: Dan Hooker vs. Michael Chandler Set For UFC 257

Michael Chandler’s debut is set for January 23 at UFC 257 when he takes on New Zealand’s own Dan Hooker. The speculation on who will be Michael Chandler’s first UFC …read more

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Report: Michael Chandler vs. Dan Hooker slated for UFC 257

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Former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Michael Chandler’s UFC debut appears to be set. It looks like Michael Chandler’s first UFC appearance …read more

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Michael Chandler vs. Dan Hooker verbally agreed to for UFC 257

An exciting lightweight bout between Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker is the latest addition to January’s UFC 257 pay-per-view. Stuff.co.nz confirmed on Tuesday that Chandler vs. Hooker has been verbally …read more

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Dan Hooker blasts “p***y” Charles Oliveira, explains why Brazilian isn’t a top contender

Dan Hooker still doesn’t believe Charles Oliveira is a legit contender at lightweight. At UFC 256, Oliveira picked up the biggest win of his career as he dominated Tony Ferguson …read more

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Hooker says empty arena hurt Ferguson at UFC 256

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Dan Hooker believes Tony Ferguson is at his best when fighting in front of a crowd. Dan Hooker thinks the …read more

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