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UFC Fight Night: Dustin Poirier beats Dan Hooker in gruelling main event


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UFC Fight Night: Dustin Poirier beats Dan Hooker in gruelling main event

Dustin Poirier has 18 UFC wins since 2011, second only to Donald Cerrone in that timeA bloodied Dustin Poirier recovered to beat Dan Hooker by unanimous decision in a gruelling main event at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas, USA on Saturday.The American lost the first two rounds on the judges’ cards before getting the…

UFC Fight Night: Dustin Poirier beats Dan Hooker in gruelling main event
Dustin Poirier beatsDan Hooker
Dustin Poirier has 18 UFC wins considering that 2011, second just to Donald Cerrone because time

A bloodied Dustin Poirier recuperated to beat Dan Hooker by consentaneous choice in a gruelling primary event at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas, U.S.A. on Saturday.

The American lost the very first 2 rounds on the judges’ cards prior to getting the better of New Zealander Hooker, 30, in a behind-closed-doors light-weight bout.

Poirier, 31, headed into the eradicate the back of a defeat by Khabib Nurmagomedov in September, however improved his record to 26 wins and 6 losses.

” That’s fighting,” he told ESPN.

” A battle isn’t a battle up until there’s something to conquer. That’s what we did tonight.”

The fighters landed 390 strikes – the most in a light-weight battle in UFC history, and fifth-most total – with Poirier making 208 of those.

” It was a difficult one. Dan pertained to combat. He’s a goon,” he added.

It is the fifth weekend in a row that the UFC has actually staged battle nights at its UFC Pinnacle in Las Vegas and the eighth card considering that the promotion returned after being halted by the coronavirus pandemic.

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