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Miami, Florida’s Alex Caceres earns 11th UFC win, decisions Chase Hooper at ‘UFC 250’ in Las Vegas, Nevada

'UFC 250' card

Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres, 31, of Miami, Florida, United States was one of the winners at “UFC 250.” It was his 11th victory in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Featuring 12 MMA matches, “UFC 250” took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on June 6, 2020. In the second bout of the evening, Caceres fought Chase “The Teenage Dream” Hooper, 20, of Enumclaw, Washington, USA in the featherweight division.

 

After three five-minute rounds, the featherweight contest was left in the hands of the judges, who scored it 30-27, 30-27, 30-27. In the end, referee Keith Peterson raised the hand of Caceres, who was declared the winner via unanimous decision, marking Hooper’s first ever loss as a professional MMA fighter.

Winning at “UFC 250” improved the professional MMA record of Caceres to 11 wins and 10 losses. On the other hand, Hooper now has 9 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.

The UFC held “UFC 250” while the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic was still ongoing in the U.S. Here are the details:

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

FIGHTERS

  1. Brazil
  1. Amanda “Lioness” Nunes
  2. Herbert “The Blaze” Burns
  3. Jussier Formiga
  4. Raphael Assuncao
2. United States
  1. Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres

  2. Alex Perez
  3. Aljamain “Funk Master” Sterling
  4. Alonzo Menifield
  5. Anthony Rocco Martin
  6. Brian “Boom” Kelleher
  7. Charles “Kid Dynamite” Byrd
  8. Chase “The Teenage Dream” Hooper

  9. Cody Garbrandt
  10. Cody “Mr. Wonderful” Stamann
  11. Cory Sandhagen
  12. Devin “Brown Bear” Clark
  13. Eddie Wineland
  14. Evan Dunham
  15. Felicia “FeeNom” Spencer
  16. Gerald “GM3” Meerschaert
  17. Ian “The Hurricane” Heinisch
  18. Maki “Coconut Bombz” Pitolo
  19. Neil “Haitian Sensation” Magny
  20. Sean “Sugar” O’Malley

Bout #: 2 of 12 

Blue Corner

  • Name: Chase “The Teenage Dream” Hooper
  • Age: 20
  • Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington, United States
  • Professional MMA record after “UFC 250”: 9 wins, 1 loss, 1 draw
  • UFC record after “UFC 250”: 1 win, 1 loss
  • UFC opponent1 defeated before “UFC 250”: Daniel Teymur

Red Corner

  • Name: Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres
  • Age: 31
  • Hometown: Miami, Florida, United States
  • Professional MMA record after “UFC 250”: 15 wins, 12 losses, 0 draw, 1 No Contest
  • UFC record after “UFC 250”: 11 wins, 10 losses
  • UFC opponents defeated before “UFC 250”: Cole Escovedo, Damacio Page, Motonobu Tezuka, Roland Delorme, Sergio Pettis, Masio Fullen, Cole Miller, Rolando Dy, Martin Bravo, Steven Peterson

Result

  • Division: Featherweight
  • Referee: Keith Peterson
  • Winner: ALEX CACERES
  • Method: Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Time and Round: 5:00 of Round 3

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