Islam Makhachev vs Dan Hooker Preview & Prediction

James Lynch and John Hyon Ko break down and give their predictions on the UFC 267 lightweight replacement fight, Dan “The Hangman” Hooker stepping in to face Islam Makhachev. The fight takes place Saturday October 30, 2021.

Live Q&A

Send your questions and the guys will answer them live. We like to keep the topic matchup in focus, but feel free to ask anything you like about the goings-on in the world of MMA.

UFC Vegas 40 Picks

Lastly, the guys will give their Underdog picks for UFC Vegas 40: Ladd vs. Dumont.

Makhachev vs Hooker Tale of the Tape

Tale of the tape: Islam Makhachev vs Dan Hooker

Islam Makhachev is a 30-year-old Male fighter from Russia with a 20-1-0 pro-MMA record. Makhachev has a 60% finish rate, including 3 by knockout, 9 by submission, 8 by decision. He is currently riding an 8 fight win streak.

Dan “The Hangman” Hooker is a 31-year-old Male fighter from New Zealand with a 21-10-0 pro-MMA record. Hooker has an 81% finish rate, including 10 by knockout, 7 by submission, 4 by decision.

For full fight details and betting odds check out the Makhachev vs Hooker full bout page.

Michael is a lifelong fight fan and martial artist. He has been in the MMA world for over a decade as an athlete and analyst. A consummate student of the game, Michael lives and breathes fight sports.