Chase Hooper has credited Ben Askren and Ryan Hall for his UFC 256 comeback earn.
Hooper opened up the shell out-for every-watch party versus Peter Barrett and in the initial two rounds was getting picked apart on the toes. His leg was also terribly broken, but in the third spherical, went for an imanari roll and received it. He then attacked the leg of Barrett and sooner or later got him to tap to protected his 2nd UFC acquire.
Subsequent the acquire, Hooper sung the praise of Askren and Corridor who he experienced with in the guide up to the fight.
“For this camp, this full six months because the past struggle, I was taking any opportunity I experienced to teach. I received to prepare with Ryan Corridor – that was a insane knowledge. I generally desired to do that,” Hooper stated soon after the fight. “It was cool to be in the room with him, possessing him go challenging, acquiring to learn from him. I also got to go educate with ‘Poppa’ Ben Askren in Wisconsin (and) also Michael Chiesa’s health and fitness center – all these great guys that I was capable to go coach with.”
Chase Hooper is now 2-1 in the UFC and returned to the acquire column right after struggling his 1st profession decline to Alex Caceres at UFC 250 this earlier June.