Dustin Poirier, Dan Hooker

A light-weight scrap that includes former interim champion Dustin Poirier taking up Dan Hooker headlined tonight’s UFC on ESPN 12 occasion.

Poirier (25-6 MMA) was returning to motion for the primary time since struggling a submission loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov in his bid for the undisputed light-weight title at UFC 242. Previous to the setback, ‘The Diamond’ had put collectively a six-fight unbeaten streak, which included stoppage victories over Anthony Pettis, Eddie Alvarez and Justin Gaethje.

In the meantime, Dan Hooker (20-Eight MMA) entered tonight’s UFC headliner on a three-fight win streak, his newest being a break up choice victory over Paul Felder in February.

Tonight’s UFC on ESPN 12 important occasion proved to be an absolute conflict. After Dan Hooker seemed to be getting the higher of Dustin Poirier by way of the opening two rounds, ‘The Diamond’ would rally late to drive a definitive spherical 5. Within the closing 5 minutes, Poirier was capable of get the higher of Hooker who was clearly dropping steam. In the long run, Dustin was awarded a unanimous choice victory from the judges in attendance.

Official UFC on ESPN 12 End result: Dustin Poirier def. Dan Hooker by unanimous choice (48-47, 48-47, 48-46)

Try how the professionals reacted to Poirier defeating Hooker beneath:

Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker post-fight reactions:

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This text first appeared on BJPENN.com on June 27, 2020





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