UFC Fight Night 168: Paul Felder vs Dan Hooker Odds & Picks


Paul Felder
Paul Felder
17-4-0
7:00 pm ET, Saturday, February 22, 2020
Spark Arena
Dan Hooker
Dan Hooker
19-8-0
TV: TSN, ESPN+
UFC Fight Night 168: Paul Felder vs Dan Hooker Odds & Picks
UFC Fight Night 168 marks the return of the UFC to Auckland, New Zealand, as the Octagon sets up at Spark Arena. Headlining the card are a pair of hard-hitting lightweights as Paul “The Irish Dragon” Felder takes on Dan “The Hangman” Hooker. The winner of this bout quickly enters the conversation of No. 1 contender, with Hooker set as the -140 favorite and Felder coming back as a +110 underdog. Main Card Begins at 7:00pm Eastern time with prelims at 4pm. Other fights on the main card include Jim Crute vs Michal Oleksiejczuk, Marcos De Lima vs Ben Sosoli, Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs Yan Xionan and much more.

 

Paul Felder Tale of the tape Dan Hooker
35 Age 29
1.8 m Height 1.83 m
70.3 kg Weight 70.3 kg
179.1 cm Reach 190.5 cm

Prediction

Hooker’s forward pressure will fare well in the early rounds but over the course of the fight, the damage will start accumulating. Felder is clever if he analyzes Hooker’s fight against Edson Barboza. In that fight, Hooker relied too much on his constant pressure and left himself open to body kicks. He eventually fell to body strikes. Felder is good at chewing at the legs with vicious leg kicks and his durability will allow him to be in Hooker’s face all night long. Hooker has great output, but he absorbs too many shots to be able to win a five-round fight with a striker like Paul Felder. Felder’s performance against James Vick might tell us how he’ll fare against Hooker. Vick is similar to Hooker in physical attributes. and Felder managed to get the decision. Have to go with Felder on this fight. 

Pick: Paul Felder +110

Felder vs Hooker  Odds

Hour Team Opening BOVADA.LV BetOnline Intertops
6:00p
Paul Felder
Dan Hooker
draw
6:00p
Jim Crute
Michal Oleksiejczuk
draw
6:00p
Marcos De Lima
Ben Sosoli
draw
6:00p
Karolina Kowalkiewicz
Yan Xionan
draw
6:00p
Magomed Mustafaev
Brad Riddell
draw
6:00p
Kevin Aguilar
Zubaira Tukhugov
draw

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