The promotion confirmed the bout on Tuesday after Hooker initially
revealed the matchup to New Zealand-based sports talk station
Radio Sport. UFC
Fight Night 110 takes place at Vector Arena in Auckland, New
Zealand, on June 10 and is headlined by a heavyweight tilt pitting
Hunt against Derrick
Hooker has alternated wins and losses in six Octagon appearances.
“The Hangman” is coming off a decision defeat to rising star
Knight at UFC Fight Night 101 on Nov. 26. The 27-year-old
Auckland native is 13-7 as a pro, with all but one victory coming
inside the distance.