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UFC 267: Makhachev vs Hooker 10/30/2021 Picks, Predictions and Previews

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UFC 267 Makhachev vs Hooker 10-30-2021 Picks Predictions and Previews

UFC 267: Makhachev vs Hooker 10/30/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to end the month with their most exciting fight card with UFC 267 happening this Saturday, October 30. This event will take place in the Etihad Arena on Yas Island all the way from Abu Dhabi, UAE. UFC Fight Pass and Pay Per View subscription are good ways to enjoy the matches from home. The biggest draw will be Jan Blachowicz defending his title against veteran fighter Glover Teixeira in a light heavyweight match. Dan Hooker is in the main card and he will be battling Islam Makhachev. Heading to this match, it is forecasted in theΒ best UFC betting sites that Islam Makhachev is the overwhelming favorite to win against Dan Hooker.

UFC 267: Makhachev vs Hooker 10/30/2021

When: Saturday, October 30, 2:00 PM ET
Where: Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 267: Makhachev vs Hooker 10/30/2021 Odds

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Makhachev Odds Hooker Odds
Islam Makhachev -600 Dan Hooker +450

Main Card

Islam Makhachev

Islam Makhachev is a 30-year-old fighter and he came all the way from Makhachkala, Dagestan in Russia. He gets to roll with the best fighters in the Eagles MMA fight stable and American Kickboxing Academy. Makhachev has been competing well at the lightweight division and this five-foot-ten fighter has only lost once in 21 professional bouts. He has nine submissions, eight decisions, and three knockouts under his name. The last time Makhachev lost was way back in October 2015. Since then, he has won eight consecutive matches. His most recent opponent was Thiago Moises and submitted him with a rear-naked choke in the fourth round.

Dan Hooker

Dan Hooker carries a very colorful ring name as β€œThe Hangman” and this fighter’s hometown is located in Auckland, New Zealand. He has been representing the City Kickboxing fight stable in his pro matches. Hooker is 31 years old and this six-foot lightweight has a professional record of 21-10. His wins are divided into 10 knockouts, seven submissions, and four decisions. This will be his 18th match in the UFC since debuting in June 2014. After losing back-to-back matches against Dustin Poirer and Michael Chandler, Hooker managed to win via unanimous decision against Nasrat Haqparast. He is currently the 6th ranked title contender at the lightweight division.

Makhachev vs Hooker Betting Numbers

Makhachev
Hooker
Record 20-1-0 21-10-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country Russia New Zealand
Height 5’10” 6’0″
Weight (lbs) 155 155
Reach (in) 70 75
Win by KO/TKO 15% 48%
Win by Submission 45% 33%
Decisions 40% 19%
Strikes landed per minute 2.24 4.95
Striking accuracy 58% 48%
Striking absorbed per minute 0.77 4.66
Striking defense 70% 52%
Takedown average 3.31 0.91
Takedown accuracy 65% 36%
Takedown defense 88% 80%
Submission average 1.00 0.20

Makhachev vs Hooker Betting Picks

The winner of this match will get to go a step closer in competing for the lightweight championship held by Charles Oliveira. According to the top online sportsbook, Islam Makhachev is moving up and finishing this fight against Dan Hooker early.