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Dan Hooker rips “Charlie Olive” to turn down Chandler – MMA Sports

Abu Dhabi- Dan Hooker Not purchased Charles OliveiraReasons to turn Michael chandler down.

According to UFC President Dana White, Chandler’s first opponent was Oliveira before booking Hooker (20-9 MMA, 10-5 UFC) vs. Chandler at UFC 257 on Saturday, but the Bronx. Refused it for weight management problem.

White claims that Oliveira (30-8 MMA, 18-8 UFC) said he didn’t have enough time to make 155 pounds, but Hooker disagrees with it. He doesn’t want Oliveira to endanger his position in the rankings by welcoming Chandler to the UFC.

“The only reason I’m here is because everyone in front of me turned down the fight,” Hooker said at a UFC257 press conference Thursday. “They didn’t want to take risks. They didn’t want to endanger their place. They come up with a lot of excuses. The old” Charlie Olive “says he can’t make weight. I’m saying Dana, do you believe “Charlie Olive” can’t gain weight? I have a thicker broom than that child. I am here. I’m at risk. That means I get paid. “

In a recent interview with ESPN, Chandler (21-5 MMA, 0-0 UFC) Hooker is the toughest match Stylistically for him, and Hooker repeated that feeling.

“It’s not a good style,” Hooker said. “If he could choose someone else, it wouldn’t have been me-a long, tall man. My game is built around protecting wrestlers.”

The UFC 257 will take place on Saturday at Etihad Arena on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.Main card Broadcast in pay-per-view The following background information on ESPN and ESPN +.

– MMA Sports

Dan Hooker rips “Charlie Olive” to turn down Chandler

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2021/01/ufc-257-dan-hooker-rips-charles-oliveira-for-turning-down-michael-chandler Dan Hooker rips “Charlie Olive” to turn down Chandler

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