Fight Club podcast: NZ's Dan Hooker proves he's an elite UFC lightweight

Fight Club podcast: NZ's Dan Hooker proves he's an elite UFC lightweight
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Kiwi lightweight Dan Hooker's brutal five-round thriller against Dustin Poirier will go down as one of the greatest fights in the history of the division.

The two warriors battered each other for 25 minutes, with the American coming out on top via a close unanimous decision call.

The fight proved Hooker belongs in the top echelon of lightweights, after he came within seconds of finishing 'The Diamond' in the second round.

This week, Fight Club takes a deep dive into the fight and breaks down what the result means for both fighters.

Listen below:

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