Dan Hooker

Dan Hooker 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Dan Hooker is one of the best fighters in the UFC lightweight division. He is a New Zealand-born mixed martial artist who has been professionally fighting since 2009. As of September 2021, he sits at #6 in the UFC lightweight rankings.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 28: Dan Hooker of New Zealand celebrates after winning the UFC Featherweight bout between Dan Hooker of New Zealand and Ian Entwistle of England on June 28, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Dan Hooker: UFC Career

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The New Zealand-born fighter made his UFC debut in the year 2014 at UFC Fight Night: Te-Huna vs. Marquardt, where he was up against Ian Entwistle. He started his UFC career with a win against his opponent via a technical knockout. He then fought Hatsu Hioki, where he won via KO.

'The Hangman' has defeated several elite athletes, such as Paul Felder, Al Iaquinta, Gilbert Burns, and more, in his UFC career.

He suffered two consecutive losses against Dustin Poirier on June 27, 2021, and Michael Chandler at UFC 257. His last fight was against rising UFC prospect, Nasrat Haqparast at UFC 266, where he claimed a unanimous decision victory.

Now, he will step inside the octagon against another rising prospect in Islam Makhachev on October 30, 2021, at UFC 267. 'The Hangman' has a UFC record of 11-6.

Dan Hooker: Fighting Style

Hooker is known to be one of the most aggressive fighters in the UFC. His strikes are one of the best in the game and have always aided him to be at the top of the list. He is a knockout specialist and 10 of his 20 wins have come in this manner.

Dan Hooker: Achievements

'The Hangman' holds an amazing record of 21-10-0 in his MMA career. He is a winner of two Fight of the Night awards and two Performance of the Night awards in the UFC. He also won the 2020 February Fight of the Month award by MMAJunkie for his fight against Paul Felder.

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - JANUARY 23: (L-R) Dan Hooker of New Zealand punches Michael Chandler in a lightweight fight during the UFC 257 event inside Etihad Arena on UFC Fight Island on January 23, 2021 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

Hooker won the Lightweight Championship in the Australian Fighting Championship. Furthermore, 'The Hangman' holds a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Dan Hooker: Net Worth and Salary 2021

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Hooker has estimated UFC career earnings of $1,690,000 according to The Sports Daily. He received a whopping amount of $236,000 for his fight against Nasrat Haqparast at UFC 266.

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 NicknameThe Hangman
Age31
Born02-13-1990
NationalityNew Zealand
ResidenceAuckland, New Zealand
Height6'0"
Reach75"
Leg Reach42.5"
Weight/Division 155 lbs / Lightweight
 MMA Record21-10-0
Active Win Streak1
Net Worth NA
Endorsements NA
Marital Status/Partner Name Married/Isabella Hooker