Daniel Preston Hooker (born 13 February 1990) 

Daniel Preston Hooker is a New Zealander mixed martial artist.

He was the King in the Ring Middleweight Kickboxing Champion and WKBF X-Rules Welterweight Champion,

and currently competes in the lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

As of November 2, 2021, he is #8 in the UFC lightweight rankings.

Hooker made his professional mixed martial arts debut in March 2009.

Hooker runs and teaches mixed martial arts at his own gym The Combat Academy in Auckland, New Zealand.

Hooker faced Arnold Allen in a featherweight bout on 19 March 2022 at UFC Fight Night 204.

Title 3

He lost the fight via technical knockout in the first round.