Dan “The Hangman” Hooker steps in to face Islam Makhachev at UFC 267. Hooker steps in as a short-notice replacement for Rafael dos Anjos. The fight is scheduled to take place on October 30, 2021.

Fighter form coming into this matchup

Recent form for Dan Hooker

Hooker most recently appeared at UFC 266, taking on and defeating Nasrat Haqparast via Decision in a Lightweight bout. Hooker went into the fight as the -155 slight favorite. The win snapped a 2 fight skid for Hooker, whose professional MMA record currently sits at 21-10.

Recent form for Islam Makhachev

Makhachev most recently appeared at UFC Vegas 31, taking on and defeating Thiago Moisés via Submission in a Lightweight bout. Makhachev went into the fight as the -800 huge favorite. The win extended his winning streak to 8 in a row. Makhachev’s professional MMA record currently sits at 20-1.

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Tale of the tape

Tale of the tape: Dan Hooker vs Islam Makhachev
Dan “The Hangman” HookervsIslam Makhachev
31Age30
31Fights21
21Wins20
10Losses1
12KO’s4
9Subs9
6’0″ (183cm)Height5’10” (178cm)
75.5″ (192cm)Reach70.5″ (179cm)

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