Eleven month layoff for the 22 year old hopefully mentally adjusted himself to the UFC pressure.
“It’s been a wild ride, but I feel like I’m adjusting to it well, I’ve figured out how to deal with the outside pressures, and I know what to expect a little more from fight week; it’s not a whirlwind like it was for the first couple.” Chase Hooperhttps://www.ufc.com/news/chase-hooper-knows-he-belongs-ufc-vegas-55
Adding muscle to his body, Losing body fat.
All that lay off time spent training at Stephen “Wonderbody” Thompson karate school for couple weeks.
Learning with his coaches, Absorbing much knowledge as possible during this time off.
Next fight is against Felipe Corales 10-3 fighter, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu background. Curious to see improvement in Chase Hooper fight.
“I’m looking forward to hopefully showing that I belong here and I’m improving and the investment that UFC has made in me is paying off and worthwhile.” Chase Hooperhttps://www.bjpenn.com/mma-news/ufc/chase-hooper-plans-to-bring-in-a-weird-style-for-fight-with-felipe-colares-at-ufc-vegas-55/
Highlight reel knockout in his Contender Series and UFC debut KO.
Unfortunately lost to Jalin Turner in a upset loss but now looking to start a winning streak, Winning fights with a BANG!!
“I think I learned a lot from it, so now we move forward, and we’re going to go back to the winning circle.” Uros Medichttps://www.ufc.com/news/uros-medic-learning-lessons-living-moment-ufc-vegas-55
- Kickboxing Background and Fighting Style
- Trains at Kings MMA Rafael Cordeiro is his coach. Spars with Rafael Dos Anjos, Beneil Dariush,
Fight Night matchup is against Striking Heavy Omar Morales. Matchmakers did a great job scheduling this fight.