Chase Alan Hooper  (born September 13, 1999) is an American mixed martial artist currently competing in the Featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He currently holds the record for the youngest fighter in history to be signed by the UFC.
|Born||Chase Alan Hooper|
September 13, 1999
Enumclaw, Washington, U.S.
|Other names||The Dream|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||145 lb (66 kg; 10 st 5 lb)|
|Division||Featherweight (145 lbs)|
|Reach||75.5 in (192 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Enumclaw, Washington, U.S.|
|Team||Combat Sport & Fitness|
|Rank||Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Mixed martial arts careerEdit
Hooper began his amateur MMA career while he was still attending Enumclaw High School. He amassed a 5–0 amateur record before making his professional debut in October 7, 2017, against Edson Penado. Hooper won the fight by submission in the first round utilizing his heavy skills in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, in which he's a juvenile Pan American champion as a blue belt and a current brown belt.
Dana White's Contender SeriesEdit
Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipsEdit
Hooper faced Steven Peterson on June 12, 2021 at UFC 263. At the weigh-ins, Peterson weighed in at 148.5 pounds, two and a half pounds over the featherweight non-title fight limit. The bout proceeded at catchweight and he was fined 20% of his purse, which went to Hooper. Hooper lost the fight via unanimous decision.
Championships and accomplishmentsEdit
Mixed martial artsEdit
- Dominate Fighting Championships
- Dominate FC Featherweight Championship (One time)
- Rumble on the Ridge
- Rumble on the Ridge Amateur Featherweight Championship (One time)
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|13 matches||10 wins||2 losses|
|Loss||10–2–1||Steven Peterson||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 263||June 12, 2021||3||5:00||Glendale, Arizona, United States||Catchweight (148.5 lb) bout; Peterson missed weight.|
|Win||10–1–1||Peter Barrett||Submission (heel hook)||UFC 256||December 12, 2020||3||3:02||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||9–1–1||Alex Caceres||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 250||June 6, 2020||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||9–0–1||Daniel Teymur||TKO (elbows and punches)||UFC 245||December 14, 2019||1||4:34||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||8–0–1||Luis Gomez||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Titan FC 55||June 28, 2019||1||3:31||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States||Catchweight (147.8 lb) bout; Gomez missed weight.|
|Win||7–0–1||Sky Moiseichik||TKO (punches)||Island Fights 54||March 22, 2019||2||3:47||Panama City Beach, Florida, United States|
|Draw||6–0–1||Lashawn Alcocks||Draw (split)||CFFC 71||December 14, 2018||3||5:00||Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States|
|Win||6–0||Canaan Kawaihae||Decision (unanimous)||Dana White's Contender Series 14||July 24, 2018||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Return to Featherweight.|
|Win||5–0||Brett Malone||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Combat Games 61||April 21, 2018||2||4:08||Snoqualmie, Washington, United States||Won the Combat Games Lightweight Championship.|
|Win||4–0||Drew Brokenshire||Decision (unanimous)||Dominate FC||February 24, 2018||5||5:00||Olympia, Washington, United States||Featherweight debut. Won the Dominate FC Featherweight Championship.|
|Win||3–0||Wyatt Gonzalez||Submission (triangle choke)||CageSport 49||February 10, 2018||1||3:57||Tacoma, Washington, United States|
|Win||2–0||Sean Soliz||TKO (punches)||CageSport 48||December 16, 2017||1||3:01||Tacoma, Washington, United States|
|Win||1–0||Edson Penado||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Rumble on the Ridge 40||October 7, 2017||1||2:45||Snoqualmie, Washington, United States||Lightweight debut.|
Amateur mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Amateur record breakdown|
|5 matches||5 wins||0 losses|
|Win||5–0||Jorge Alcala||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Summer Showdown 4||August 25, 2017||1||2:45||Tulalip, Washington, United States|
|Win||4–0||Gurpal Sahota||Submission (guillotine choke)||Rumble on the Ridge 38||May 20, 2017||1||0:53||Snoqualmie, Washington, United States||Won the Rumble on the Ridge Amateur Featherweight Championship|
|Win||3–0||Byron Fernandus Jr||Submission (guillotine choke)||Supreme Showdown 2||February 17, 2017||1||0:26||Quil Ceda Village, Washington, United States|
|Win||2–0||Luke Main||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Reign FC||November 26, 2016||1||2:15||Suquamish, Washington, United States|
|Win||1–0||Patrick Harris||TKO (punches)||Rumble on the Ridge 36||October 1, 2016||1||2:10||Snoqualmie, Washington, United States|
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