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Paul Felder says firing up Dan Hooker guarantees fireworks for fans at UFC Auckland

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Paul Felder isn't quite sure why Dan Hooker is taking this fight so personally, but thinks it will all result in a more entertaining for the fans anyway.
Felder and Hooker will both headline their first UFC show when they throw down at UFC on ESPN+ 26 in Auckland. It represents a trip into enemy territory for “The Irish Dragon,” who will be facing “The Hangman” in his home town.
Felder posted some images poking fun at Hooker's last name, which Hooker found offensive. He thinks Felder crossed the line, but for Felder the bad blood is a one-way street.
“Nope, totally on him,” Felder told MMA...
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Dan Hooker's UFC Auckland master plan: Beat Paul Felder, call out Justin Gaethje

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Dan Hooker has a big opportunity to crack the top of the lightweight rankings with a win on Saturday.
Hooker headlines his first UFC event when he takes on Paul Felder at UFC on ESPN+ 26 in his home country of New Zealand.
Winner of six of his last seven, with five of those wins coming by finish, Hooker has proved that he is a dangerous 155-pound contender. And with a win over fellow surging lightweight Felder , the Kiwi has his eyes on a matchup he knows will deliver, against the always game Justin Gaethje .
“Yeah, coming into the top five, on a three-fight win streak, will present some...
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