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Dan Hooker obtains visa, will fight at UFC 266

Dan Hooker vs. Nasrat Haqparast is a go for UFC 266. Hooker was campaigning to fight on this card for weeks before and about five weeks out, BJPENN.com reported he would be facing Haqparast. The fight was then confirmed but there have been major hurdles in making it happen due to New Zealand being locked […]The post Dan Hooker obtains visa, will fight at UFC 266 appeared first on | BJPenn.com.
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Dan Hooker gets U.S. visa approved in time for UFC 266 – but when will he arrive?

It appears Dan Hooker will make it to UFC 266 after all.After struggling to obtain a visa appointment in his home country of New Zealand, Hooker (20-10 MMA, 10-6 UFC) called for help on Twitter by messaging the U.S. Embassy’s Kevin Covert, the Chargé d’affaires a.i. who is responsible for diplomatic business.His request was answered and after a meeting at the embassy Monday (Sunday in the U.S.), Hooker delivered the good news that he obtained hi…

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UFC 266: Dan Hooker on "Mind Blowing" Story of Getting Visa, "Getting Kicked Out" of Gym By Cops

Ahead of UFC 266: Volkanovski vs. Ortega, UFC lightweight Dan Hooker speaks to Submission Radio about his fight against Nasrat Haqparast, the crazy circumsta...

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Dan Hooker obtains visa, will fight at UFC 266

Dan Hooker vs. Nasrat Haqparast is a go for UFC 266. Hooker was campaigning to fight on this card for weeks before and about five weeks out, BJPENN.com reported he would be facing Haqparast. The fight was then confirmed but there have been major hurdles in making it happen due to New Zealand being locked […]The post Dan Hooker obtains visa, will fight at UFC 266 appeared first on | BJPenn.com.

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UFC 266: Dan Hooker scored visa after MMA Twitter ‘absolutely bombarded’ New Zealand-US consulate

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty ImagesVenerable lightweight contender Dan Hooker, currently ranked at No. 8 at 155 pounds, has finally been cleared for his Nasrat Haqparast fight as part of the upcoming UFC 266 pay-per-view (PPV) event this Sat. night (Sept. 25) at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.Unfortunately for “The Hangman,” the last couple of weeks have been a rollercoaster of emotions, thanks to the nationwide lockdo…

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