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UFC London: Arnold Allen welcomes Dan Hooker to featherweight division

New Zealand’s Dan Hooker is looking to get back on track by returning to the featherweight division at UFC London.

Hooker (21-11-0), 31, ranked No. 8 in the lightweight division, has lost three of his last four contests.

Standing in Hooker’s way is the No. 7 Allen (17-1-0), 28, who is on a 10-fight win streak, but hasn’t finished anybody since May 2018. He will have the hometown advantage.

UFC London is scheduled for Mar. 19 at the O2 Arena in London. Bouts include:

PADDY PIMBLETT (17-3-0) VS. RODRIGO VARGAS (12-4-0)

ALEXANDER VOLKOV (34-9-0) VS. TOM ASPINALL (11-2-0)

JAKE HADLEY (8-0-0) VS. ALLAN NASCIMENTO (18-6-0)

LUANA CAROLINA (8-2-0) VS. MOLLY MCCANN (11-4-0)

CODY DURDEN (12-3-1) VS. MUHAMMAD MOKAEV (6-0-0)

MAKWAN AMIRKHANI (16-7-0) VS. MIKE GRUNDY (12-3-0)

JACK SHORE (15-0-0) VS. TIMUR VALIEV (18-2-0)

SHAMIL ABDURAKHIMOV (20-6-0) VS. SERGEI PAVLOVICH (14-1-0)

ARNOLD ALLEN (17-1-0) VS. DAN HOOKER (21-11-0)

More bouts are expected to be announced.

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Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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