Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker – Fight, Stats, Highlights

Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker faced each other in the lightweight bout at UFC on ESPN 12: Poirier vs. Hooker, which took place on Saturday, June 27, 2020, inside the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. There were 13 fights on the card. You can view UFC on ESPN 12 results and fight bonuses. UFC on ESPN 12 card gave fight fans all they could ask for.

In the five-round main event, Dustin Poirier defeated Dan Hooker in round 5 by Decision – Unanimous. Here is what happened in the fight —

Both fighters launched over 572 strikes combined in this fight, 435 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 16 takedown attempts between the two fighters. Let’s look at each fighter’s stats below.

Dustin Poirier full fight stats

Dustin Poirier landed 72% of all his strikes. There were 131 of 205 significant strikes to the head, 20 of 24 body shots, and 2 of 2 leg kicks. Dustin Poirier attempted 7 takedowns and landed 1. Here are all the strikes Dustin Poirier threw and landed against Dan Hooker.

Strikes Thrown
208 of 289 (72%)
Significant Strikes
153 of 231 (84%)
Head Strikes
131
Body Strikes
20
Leg Strikes
2
Takedowns
1 of 7

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

Let’s take a look at how Dan Hooker did against Dustin Poirier.

Dan Hooker full fight stats

Dan Hooker was firing at a 64% accuracy, throwing 283 strikes and landing 182. There were 155 significant strikes, 98 of 177 landing to the head, 36 of 53 shots to the body and 21 of 23 leg kicks. Dan Hooker went for 9 takedowns and landed 4.

Strikes Thrown
182 of 283 (64%)
Significant Strikes
155 of 253 (61%)
Head Strikes
98
Body Strikes
20
Leg Strikes
21
Takedowns
4 of 9

Dustin Poirier won by Decision – Unanimous. The fight ended in round 5 at 5:00.

Results & Fight Totals

Event
UFC on ESPN 12
Date
June 27, 2020
Fight
Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker
Winner
Dustin Poirier
Method
Decision – Unanimous
Fight End
Round 5 at 5:00
Total Strikes Thrown
572
Significant Strikes Thrown
435
Total Takedowns Attempted
16

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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