Las Vegas saw its second UFC incident flag this Saturday at its Apex facility. The UFC 250 turns out to be as exciting as it promised to be. One match that fans looked forward to on the preliminary card was Chase Hooper vs. Alex Caceres.
Alex put in a fantastic performance as he knocked out Hooper 109: 60. He also completed a takedown compared to 0 takedowns by Hooper to win the match via unanimous decision.
Jorge Masvidal took to Twitter to share his views on the match.
Miami boys are the kryptonite to the ascren bloodline. Good job Alex #supernecessary
̵1; Jorge Masvidal UFC (@GamebredFighter) June 7, 2020
He wrote, “Miami boys are the kryptonite to [A]scream bloodline. Good job Alex. “
Of course, this was a jab at both Ben Askren and Chase.
After UFC 245, Ben Askren said Chase Hooper looks like him and is “his son.” Chase Hooper responded positively to the analogy, and their father-son relationship flourished.
Taking them both on the same nerve, Masvidal praised Alex for his victory over Cooper. He said that just as he beat Ben Askren, so did Miami resident Alex Hooper, stating that Miami people always beat “The Askrens.”
Alex Caceres dominates Chase Hooper for victory at UFC 250
Alex took control of the match as soon as it started. He brought out incredible striking, catching Hooper with clean and efficient jabs for the entire match.
In the first round, Alex Hooper fell as the latter went straight into Alex’s strikes.
Hooper tried to gain momentum with decent clinics. But Alex defended Hooper’s takedown attempt and even landed his own takedown This also helped him win a dominant win.
Thus, the featherweight round ended with an obvious winner. Alex bagged a unanimous victory with a clean sweep as the judges scored the match 30-27.
With this, Alex Hooper handed over his first professional loss. However, this is only a stepping stone in the long career ahead of him.
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