Dan Hooker vs. Michael Chandler – Fight, Stats, Highlights

Dan Hooker and Michael Chandler faced each other in the lightweight bout at UFC 257: Poirier vs. McGregor 2, which took place on Saturday, January 23, 2021, inside the Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, AE in 2000. There were 11 fights on the card. You can view UFC 257 results and fight bonuses. UFC 257 card gave fight fans all they could ask for.

In the five-round main event, Michael Chandler defeated Dan Hooker in round 1 by KO/TKO. Here is what happened in the fight —

Both fighters threw over 38 strikes combined in this fight, 48 of the strikes were significant strikes. Significant strikes refer to all strikes but don’t include small, short strikes in the clinch and on the ground. There were 0 takedown attempts between the two fighters. Let’s look at each fighter’s stats below.

Michael Chandler full fight stats

Michael Chandler was firing at a 42% accuracy, throwing 19 strikes and landing 8. There were 17 significant strikes, 12 of 17 landing to the head, 4 of 6 shots to the body and 1 of 1 leg kicks. Michael Chandler went for 0 takedowns and landed 0.

Strikes Thrown
8 of 19 (42%)
Significant Strikes
17 of 24 (71%)
Head Strikes
12
Body Strikes
0
Leg Strikes
1
Takedowns
0 of 0

The current UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC bout is 290.

Let’s take a look at how Michael Chandler did against Dan Hooker.

Dan Hooker full fight stats

Dan Hooker landed 42% of all his strikes. There were 0 of 6 significant strikes to the head, 0 of 1 body shots, and 8 of 12 leg kicks. Dan Hooker attempted 0 takedowns and landed 0. Here are all the strikes Dan Hooker threw and landed against Michael Chandler.

Strikes Thrown
8 of 19 (42%)
Significant Strikes
17 of 24 (71%)
Head Strikes
0
Body Strikes
0
Leg Strikes
8
Takedowns
0 of 0

Michael Chandler won by KO/TKO. The fight ended in round 1 at 2:30.

Results & Fight Totals

Event
UFC 257
Date
January 23, 2021
Fight
Dan Hooker vs. Michael Chandler
Winner
Michael Chandler
Method
KO/TKO
Fight End
Round 1 at 2:30
Total Strikes Thrown
38
Significant Strikes Thrown
48
Total Takedowns Attempted
0

Did you know:Max Holloway holds a UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC match at 290. He also holds a UFC record for the most significant strikes landed in one round at 134. He achieved both records against Brian Ortega during his successful featherweight title defense on December 8, 2018, at UFC 231 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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