Chael Sonnen believes Dan Hooker is the most logical opponent for Tony Ferguson just after the Dustin Poirier battle fizzled out.
The hope for the UFC is to maintain Ferguson on UFC 254 and Sonnen believes Hooker ought to be the opponent.
“I believe you have a few of probably suspects,” Sonnen reported when discussing possible Ferguson opponents in a video posted to his YouTube channel (by means of BJPENN). “Dan Hooker. Dan Hooker vs . Tony Ferguson.”
For Sonnen, he believes Hooker warrants the fight as perfectly.
“We’re in a sport in a room that is about staying presented an prospect,” he stated. “You are supplied almost nothing else in this activity apart from an chance. Could you consider Hooker goes out there, he will come up brief towards Poirier, Poirier does not want the possibility [against Ferguson] for what ever purpose, Hooker goes and requires it. Hooker ends up acquiring the opportunity even nevertheless he dropped his former match, because the guy that received the match does not want it. Which is the way sports activities perform. If you are in a event and you don’t exhibit up to the mat, there is now a forfeit and that other human being will move on.
“If I had been to forecast who will be called and supplied that combat [with Ferguson]—it’s purely a prediction, I haven’t talked to any person at all—I would like to go forward and float the notion previous you, see what you imagine of Ferguson compared to Hooker.”