Report: Edson Barboza Faces Dan Hooker At UFC On Fox 31

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A lightweight division attraction is the latest addition to the UFC On Fox 31 card according to the NZ Herald as #6 Edson Barboza faces #14 Dan Hooker.

Barboza (19-6-0) enters the contest while in the midst of a two fight losing streak, having dropped bouts to the duo of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Kevin Lee. Barboza is actually undefeated at UFC On Fox cards, having won at UFC On Fox 16 and UFC On Fox 20. Barboza has suffered six losses as a professional MMA fighter, with two coming by KO/TKO, two coming by submission and two coming by decision.

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Hooker (17-7-0) comes into the bout while riding a four fight winning streak and he hasn’t suffered a defeat in almost two years. Hooker has gotten finishes in his last four victories, with three coming by KO/TKO and one by way of submission. Hooker is making his UFC On Fox debut in this bout, despite having been with the promotion for over four years.

UFC On Fox 31 takes place on Saturday, December 15 from the Sports Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with no main event announced at this time. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Fox.

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