UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Hooker Results: Dustin Poirier & Dan Hooker Put On A Classic

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Main Card (8pm EST., ESPN)

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#3 Dustin Poirier def. #5 Dan Hooker by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-46)

Mike Perry def. Mickey Gall by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Brendan Allen def. Kyle Daukaus by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 30-27)

Maurice Greene def. Gian Villante by submission via arm triangle choke (3:44, R3)

Takashi Sato def. Jason Witt by TKO via strikes (0:48, R1)

Julian Erosa def. Sean Woodson by submission via d’arce choke (2:44, R3)

Preliminary Card (6pm EST., ESPN)

Khama Worthy def. Luis Pena by submission via guillotine choke (2:53, R3)

Tanner Boser def. Philipe Lins by KO via strikes (2:41, R1)

Youssef Zalal def. Jordan Griffin by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Kay Hansen def. Jinh Yu Frey by submission via arm bar (2:26, R3)


Jordan Griffin vs. Youssef Zalal

Round One: The round begins with Zalal attacking Griffin with some leg kicks, Griffin comes forward and he takes some swings at Zalal. Grifffin lands a few as he backs up Zalal, Griffin continuously comes forward and swings away at Zalal. Griffin grabs Zalal and he gets him up against the cage wall, Zalal separates from Griffin and Griffin attacks him with a high kick. Zalal backs Griffin into the cage wall after throwing a four strike combination, Griffin scores a takedown on Zalal and he gets back control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Griffin

Round Two: The round begins with Zalal getting Griffin against the cage wall after attacking with a high kick, the fighters separate and Griffin throws a head kick before blocking a flying knee strike from Zalal. Zalal nails Griffin with a knee strike followed by a pair of rights, Zalal rocks Griffin with a body shot and Griffin goes for a takedown. Zalal defends while attacking Griffin with strikes, Griffin scrambles and he gets back control on a standing Zalal. Zalal shakes Griffin off of his back and he lands a few strikes afterwards, Griffin trips up a leaping Zalal and he gets top control on the ground. Zalal scrambles and Griffin nails him with a few strikes, Zalal gets up and he gets Griffin against the cage wall. The fighters clinch along the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Griffin (Overall Score: 20-18 for Griffin)

Round Three: The round begins with Griffin charging at Zalal while swinging away at him, Zalal attacks Griffin with a high kick followed by a two punch combination. Zalal gets Griffin backed against the cage wall while swinging away at him, Griffin grabs Zalal and he gets him against the cage wall before scoring a takedown. Zalal eventually scrambles to his feet and Griffin looks for another takedown. Zalal defends and he attacks Griffin with combinations, Griffin responds by attempting a head kick against Zalal. Griffin grabs Zalal and he gets him back against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Zalal stuns Griffin with a knee strike. Griffin grabs Zalal and he gets him up against the cage wall once again, the fighters separate and Zalal attacks Griffin with more knee strikes. Zalal gets Griffin up against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Zalal (Final Score: 29-28 for Griffin)

Official Result: Youssef Zalal def. Jordan Griffin by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Jinh Yu Frey vs. Kay Hansen

Round One: The round begins with Hansen attacking Frey with some leg kicks, Frey responds with leg kicks of her own. Hansen comes forward and Frey cracks her with multiple elbow strikes, Hansen and Frey exchange a few combinations. Frey nails a kicking Hansen with a counter left hook, Frey follows up by popping Hansen with another left. Hansen grabs Frey and she gets her up against the cage wall, Hansen looks for a takedown and Frey attacks her with a head kick. Frey stays on the outside while picking Hansen apart with strikes, Hansen responds by nailing Frey with a kick to the midsection. Hansen cracks Frey with a right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Frey

Round Two: The round begins with Frey attacking Hansen with some leg kicks, Hansen comes forward and takes some swings at Frey. The fighters clinch and exchange some strikes, Hansen grabs Frey and she gets her against the cage wall before scoring a takedown. Hansen gets the half guard on Frey while looking for some submissions, Hansen attacks Frey with some ground and pound. Frey scrambles to her feet and Hansen gets her down again as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Hansen (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Frey attacking Hansen with some leg kicks, Hansen starts firing back against Frey. Frey then lands a counter strike against a swinging Hansen, Hansen grabs Frey and she looks for the takedown while getting her against the cage wall. Hansen drags Frey to the ground and she rolls for an arm bar to force a tap out.

Official Result: Kay Hansen def. Jinh Yu Frey by submission via arm bar (2:26, R3)

Philipe Lins vs. Tanner Boser

Round One: The round begins with Boser attacking Lins with some leg kicks, Lins attacks an incoming Boser with a combination. Boser and Lins exchange a plethora of jabs, Lins backs up Boser after landing a straight right to his midsection. Lins then cracks Boser with a two punch combination to the midsection, Boser rocks Lins with an overhand right before dropping him with a follow up combination. Boser lands a few more strikes afterwards and Lins goes out cold.

Official Result: Tanner Boser def. Philipe Lins by KO via strikes (2:41, R1)

Luis Pena vs. Khama Worthy

Round One: The round begins with Worthy attacking Pena with some leg kicks, Worthy and Pena also exchange some jabs. Worthy cracks Pena with a right to the midsection, Worthy backs up Pena while swinging away at him. Pena responds by cracking Worthy with a short left, Worthy then cracks Pena with an overhand right. Worthy nails Pena with a kick to the midsection, Pena looks for a takedown and Worthy defends against it. Pena goes for a jumping head kick and Worthy blocks it, Pena cracks Worthy with a short left hook to the face. Worthy continuously cracks Pena with kicks to the midsection, Pena also lands a kick to the midsection of Worthy. Worthy charges at Pena while swinging away at him and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Worthy

Round Two: The round begins with Worthy and Pena exchanging some leg kicks, Pena scores a takedown on a swinging Worthy and he gets side control. Pena transitions to the full mount against Worthy, Pena looks for an arm triangle choke and Worthy defends against it. Pena transitions to back control on a scrambling Worthy, Pena attacks Worthy with some ground and pound. Worthy spins at the right time and he gets top control on Pena, Pena rolls for an omaplata and Worthy scrambles to his feet. Pena scores another takedown on Worthy and he gets side control, Pena regains back control against Worthy. Worthy sweeps Pena and he gets top control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Pena (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Pena backs up Worthy with a jumping body kick attempt. Pena starts hunting for the takedown and Worthy defends, Pena then hits Worthy with a two punch combination. Pena looks for a knee strike and Worthy counters with a few rights, Pena then hits Worthy with a kick to the midsection. Worthy and Pena exchange a few rights to the face, Worthy cracks a swinging Pena with a counter right to the midsection. Pena grabs a swinging Worthy and he gets him against the cage wall, Worthy catches Pena in a guillotine choke from out of nowhere to force a tap out.

Official Result: Khama Worthy def. Luis Pena by submission via guillotine choke (2:53, R3)

Sean Woodson vs. Julian Erosa

Round One: The round begins with the fighters immediately swinging away at each other, Erosa starts landing some leg kicks against Woodson. Erosa goes for a spinning back fist and Woodson avoids it before landing a combination, Woodson starts landing some leg kicks against Erosa. Woodson then pops Erosa with a straight left to the face, Woodson follows up by hitting Erosa with a two punch combination. Erosa backs Woodson into the cage wall for a short time, Erosa clinches with Woodson before landing a five strike combination. Woodson continuously cracks Erosa with lefts, Erosa backs Woodson into the cage wall again before separating. Erosa attacks a swinging Woodson with a spinning back fist, Erosa hits Woodson with an uppercut as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Woodson

Round Two: The round begins with Erosa kicking Woodson in the midsection, Woodson starts attacking Erosa with some combinations. Erosa starts attacking Woodson with some leg kicks, Erosa grabs Woodson and he gets him against the cage wall. Erosa separates before nailing Woodson with an elbow strike, Woodson then nails Erosa with a kick to the midsection. Woodson stays on the outside while attacking Erosa with lefts, Erosa and Woodson get into a few striking exchanges. Woodson then hits Erosa with a step in knee strike to the face, Woodson follows up by nailing Erosa with an elbow strike. Erosa backs Woodson against the cage wall while swinging away at him, Erosa then hits a swinging Woodson with a counter left hook. Erosa and Woodson get into another striking exchange, Erosa backs up Woodson while landing a left to the midsection. Woodson pops Erosa with a counter left as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Erosa (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Erosa and Woodson swinging away at each other, Erosa and Woodson also exchange some leg kicks. Woodson drops a charging Erosa with a left hook, Woodson lets Erosa gets up and Erosa goes for a flying knee strike. Woodson catches a swinging Erosa with a pair of counter left hooks, Erosa catches a backing Woodson with a looping left. Erosa backs Woodson into the cage wall before landing a pair of strikes, Erosa scores a takedown on Woodson and Woodson gets back up. Erosa scores another takedown on Woodson and Woodson gets up again, Erosa catches Woodson in a d’arce choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Julian Erosa def. Sean Woodson by submission via d’arce choke (2:44, R3)

Jason Witt vs. Takashi Sato

Round One: The round begins with Witt taking a few swings at Sato, Witt starts landing some leg kicks against Sato. Sato drops Witt with a left and Witt gets up while eating more strikes, Sato drops Witt again and he lands follow up strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Takashi Sato def. Jason Witt by TKO via strikes (0:48, R1)

Brendan Allen vs. Kyle Daukaus

Round One: The round begins with Allen taking some swings at Daukaus, Daukaus lands a counter left on a swinging Allen. Allen cracks Daukaus with a few kicks to the midsection, Daukaus grabs Allen and he gets him up against the cage wall. Allen drops Daukaus with a knee strike and he gets full mount on the ground, Allen attacks Daukaus with ground and pound before gaining back control. Allen attacks Daukaus with more ground and pound, Daukaus scrambles at the right time to get the fight standing again. Daukaus drags Allen to the ground and he gets back control, Allen scrambles at the right time to get top control on Daukaus. Allen attacks Daukaus with ground and pound while gaining the half guard, Allen lands more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Allen

Round Two: The round begins with Allen and Daukaus exchanging some combinations, Daukaus lights up Allen with a three punch combination. Allen backs up Daukaus with a kick to the midsection, Daukaus goes for a takedown and Allen scrambles to get top control. Allen attacks Daukaus with some ground and pound, Daukaus sweeps Allen and he gains top control a few moments later. Daukaus attacks Allen with some strikes while gaining the half guard, Allen rolls for an omaplata on Daukaus and he gets top control with it. Allen attacks Daukaus with more ground and pound, Daukaus gets up and Allen drops him with a combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Allen (Overall Score: 20-18 for Allen)

Round Three: The round begins with Daukaus and Allen exchanging some lefts, Daukaus grabs Allen and he gets him up against the cage wall. Allen drops for a guillotine choke and Daukaus escapes to get top control on the ground, Daukaus transitions to side control on Allen while landing ground and pound. Daukaus then gets back control against Allen, Allen escapes Daukaus and he gets top control on the ground. Allen attacks Daukaus with ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Daukaus (Final Score: 29-28 for Allen)

Official Result: Brendan Allen def. Kyle Daukaus by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 30-27)

Gian Villante vs. Maurice Greene

Round One: The round begins with Greene attacking Villante with some kicks, Villante starts landing leg kicks against Greene. Greene stays at a distance while taking some swings at Villante, Villante and Greene get into a few striking exchanges. Greene lands some leg kicks of his own against Villante, Greene accidentally kicks Villante low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Greene attacking Villante with more leg kicks, Villante nails Greene with a kick to the midsection. Greene and Villante exchange some head kick attempts, Villante eats a combo before kicking Greene in the midsection. Villante and Greene take some more swings at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Villante

Round Two: The round begins with Greene attacking Villante with some leg kicks, Greene nails Villante with a front kick to the midsection. Villante starts nailing Greene with leg kicks of his own, Greene backs up Villante with a multiple strike combination. Villante comes forward and he takes a few swings at Greene, Greene nails Villante with more kicks to the midsection. Villante and Greene land rights during a brief exchange, Villante also nails Greene with a kick to the midsection. Villante cracks a swinging Greene with a counter left, Greene backs up Villante with a few kicks as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Villante (Overall Score: 20-18 for Villante)

Round Three: The round begins with Greene nailing Villante with a knee strike to the midsection, Villante goes back to attacking Greene with leg kicks. Villante stuns Greene after landing a few rights, Greene accidentally pokes Villante in the eye and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Greene landing some leg kicks against Villante, Villante drops Greene with a right and he lands follow up strikes on the ground. Villante attacks a downed Greene with a plethora of ground and pound, Greene catches Villante in an arm triangle choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Maurice Greene def. Gian Villante by submission via arm triangle choke (3:44, R3)

Mike Perry vs. Mickey Gall

Round One: The round begins with Perry swinging wildly at Gall, Gall backs up Perry with a push kick to the upper body. Gall starts attacks a charging Perry with some leg kicks, Perry fires back with some leg kicks of his own on Gall. Perry backs up Gall after landing a push kick to the midsection, Gall responds by kicking Perry in the midsection. Perry grabs Gall and he gets him up against the cage wall, Gall separates from Perry while landing a few strikes. Gall then nails a swinging Perry with a counter right hook, Gall follows up by nailing a swinging Perry with a counter left. Perry comes forward and he cracks Gall with some rights, Perry continues coming forward while swinging away at Gall. Gall nails Perry with another kick to the midsection, Perry scores a takedown on Gall and he gets back control. Gall scrambles and Perry gets the half guard on him, Perry attacks gall with ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Perry

Round Two: The round begins with Perry attacking Gall with a high kick, Gall backs up Perry with a flying knee strike attempt. Gall then cracks a kicking Perry with a counter left, Gall looks for a takedown and Perry gets him against the cage wall. Perry scores a takedown on Gall and he gets the half guard, Gall then gets Perry in his full guard after a short scramble. Perry starts attacking Gall with some ground and pound, Gall uses a kimura sweep to get the fight standing again. Gall grabs Perry and he gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Gall nails Perry with a two punch combination. Gall comes forward and he cracks Perry with a right, Perry drops Gall with a right and he pounces on him with more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Perry (Overall Score: 20-17 for Perry)

Round Three: The round begins with Perry backing up Gall while taking some swings at him, Perry and Gall exchange some leg kicks. Perry then cracks Gall with a three punch combination, Gall responds by popping a kicking Perry with a counter left. Perry responds by nailing Gall with a right hook, Perry and Gall exchange some left hooks to their faces. Perry continues coming forward while swinging away at Gall, Perry gets Gall against the cage wall while landing knee strikes. Perry drags Gall to the ground and he gets the half guard, Perry attacks Gall with some ground and pound. Perry transitions to the full mount against Gall, Gall scrambles and he catches Perry in a triangle choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Perry (Final Score: 30-26 for Perry)

Official Result: Mike Perry def. Mickey Gall by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

#3 Dustin Poirier vs. #5 Dan Hooker

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some kicks, Hooker comes forward and he pops Poirier with a left. Hooker starts attacking Poirier with some leg kicks, Poirier starts attacking Hooker with a variety of lefts. Hooker then cracks Poirier with a two punch combination, Poirier responds by kicking Hooker in the midsection. Poirier grabs Hooker and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Hooker attacks Poirier with another combination. Poirier backs up Hooker after landing a pair of kicks to the midsection, Poirier follows up by nailing Hooker with a right. The fighters clinch and exchange a bunch of strikes, Poirier lands a pair of counter rights against a swinging Hooker. Poirier then pops an incoming Hooker with a short left, Poirier follows up with a right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Poirier

Round Two: The round begins with Hooker attacking the midsection of Poirier, Poirier responds by landing a three punch combination on Hooker. Hooker follows up by rocking Poirier with a multiple punch combination, Poirier grabs Hooker and he gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and they get into a wild striking exchange, Poirier goes for a takedown after eating a bunch of strikes from Hooker. Hooker goes back to attacking Poirier with leg kicks, Poirier eats a body kick before nailing Hooker with a left. Poirier gets Hooker against the cage wall after throwing a two punch combination, the fighters separate and Poirier nails Hooker with a kick to the midsection. Poirier backs up Hooker while landing a few combinations, Hooker fights back and he nails Poirier with a left. Hooker then hits Poirier with a three punch combination, Hooker backs Poirier into the cage wall after landing a massive combination. Hooker decimates Poirier with a massive combination as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Hooker (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Hooker kicking Poirier in the midsection, Poirier responds with a body kick of his own. Hooker goes back to attacking Poirier with some leg kicks, Poirier then cracks Hooker with a two punch combination. Hooker comes forward and Poirier pops him with an uppercut, Poirier and Hooker get into a brief striking exchange. Hooker scores a takedown on Poirier and Poirier catches him in a guillotine choke, Hooker escapes and he gets top control on Poirier. Hooker attacks Poirier with some ground and pound, Poirier scrambles to his feet and Hooker attacks him with a knee strike. Poirier backs Hooker up after landing a multiple strike combination, Poirier and Hooker exchange some jabs as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Hooker (Overall Score: 29-28 for Hooker)

Round Four: The round begins with Poirier and Hooker taking some swings at each other, Poirier and Hooker also land jabs on each other. Hooker scores a takedown on a kicking Poirier and Poirier gets back up, Hooker then jumps on the back of a standing Poirier. Hooker gets off Poirier’s back before getting him to the ground, Poirier scrambles to his feet and Hooker gets him back down. Poirier scrambles to his feet again and he scores a takedown on Hooker, Poirier gets back control on Hooker while landing ground and pound. Poirier rolls for an arm bar and Hooker defends, Poirier rolls for an omaplata next and Hooker escapes to get top control on the ground. Poirier gets back to his feet and he goes for a guillotine choke on Hooker, Hooker escapes and he gets top control while landing strikes until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Poirier (Overall Score: 38-38 for Draw)

Round Five: The round begins with Hooker attacking Poirier with some leg kicks, Poirier charges forward and he cracks Hooker with a few punches. Poirier and Hooker also exchange a bunch of jabs, Poirier then nails Hooker with a kick to the midsection. Poirier backs up Hooker after landing a few lefts, Poirier nails Hooker with a combination before clinching with him. The fighters separate and Poirier cracks Hooker with more lefts, Hooker scores a takedown on Poirier and he gets him in a seated position. Poirier scrambles to his feet and he nails Hooker with a three punch combination, Hooker also lands some counter strikes on a swinging Poirier. The fighters clinch and exchange a bunch of strikes, Hooker looks for the takedown as Poirier nails him with more strikes. Poirier gets Hooker to the ground and he lands a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Poirier (Final Score: 48-47 for Poirier)

Official Result: #3 Dustin Poirier def. #5 Dan Hooker by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-46)

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