Promotion officials confirmed the pairing on Tuesday following an
initial report from the
New Zealand Herald. UFC Fight Night takes place at Rod Laver
Arena and is headlined by a middleweight rematch between Luke
Rockhold and Ronaldo
A native of Auckland, New Zealand, Hooker has gone 3-2 during his
promotional tenure. He last appeared at UFC Fight Night “Hunt vs.
Mir” in March, when he submitted Mark Eddiva
in the first round.
After falling to Tatsuya
Kawajiri in his Octagon debut, Knight earned a split-decision
triumph against Jim Alers at
UFC on Fox 20 this past July. The 24-year-old Mississippi native
14-2 as a professional, including nine victories via