Chase Hooper is an American mixed martial artist who currently competes in the Featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship(UFC). Chase Hooper ranks #191 among fighters in the Featherweight division.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Education
Chase Hooper was born on September 13, 1999, in Enumclaw, Washington, USA. He is 22 years old as of 2022. He is of Caucasian ethnicity.
There aren’t many details about his parents, siblings, friends, and early childhood. Chase started his amateur career while he was attending Enumclaw High School.
He amassed a total of 5-0 amateur records. He is also a juvenile Pan American champion as a blue belt. There’s no information on his educational background.
Chase has a height of 6 feet 2 inches and he weighs 65kg. Hooper has curly light brown hair and his eyes are blue in color.
Chase is still young and he still hasn’t reached his peak in his career. He has earned a good amount of money from his fights in UFC. Hooper has a total net worth of around $75000.
Career and Professional Life
He made his professional debut on October 7, 2017, against Edson Penado. Chase won the fight in the first round via rear-naked choke submission.
He also has an undefeated 5-0 record with 4 stoppage wins on the regional circuit of Washington. Hooper competed against Canaan Kawaihae at Dana White’s Contender Series 14.
He won the fight via unanimous decision and was offered a development league contract.
He then competed in three more fights, winning two of them and one resulting in a draw in minor promotions such as CFFC and Titan FC before being signed by the UFC.
Chase made his UFC debut against Daniel Teymur on December 14, 2019, at UFC 245. He won the fight in the 1st round via TKO.
He then fought against Alex Caceres on June 6, 2020, at UFC 250. Hooper lost the fight via unanimous decision, marking his first professional defeat. On December 12, 2020, he faced Peter Barrett at UFC 256.
He made a comeback and won the bout in the 3rd round via heel hook submission. On June 12, 2021, he faced Steven Peterson at UFC 263.
Peterson weighed in at 148.5 pounds, two and a half pounds during the weigh-ins. The fight proceeded at catchweight and Peterson was fined 20% of his purse, which went to Hooper.
He lost the bout by unanimous decision. On May 21, 2022, Chase is scheduled to face Felipe Colares at UFC Fight Night 206.
Chase Hooper is a married man. He is married to Anna Hooper. They tied the knot in the September 2021. The duo does not share any children together.
The couple also often shares their photos together on their social media. There’s no other information on Hooper’s past relationship. The couple also shares a dog named Hailey.
Chase is quite active on social media. He has an Instagram account @choop556 with 132k followers. His Twitter account @chase_hooper has 86.4k followers.
He also has Facebook Page named Chase “The Dream” Hooper with 7.6k followers.