Arnold Allen blitzes Dan Hooker in round one to thrust himself into title contention, leaving Kiwi in limbo

ARNOLD Allen blitzed Dan Hooker in the very first round of their featherweight showdown at UFC London.

The English mixed martial artist thrust himself into title contention, leaving the Kiwi in limbo following his transfer again to the featherweight division.

Allen took out the highly-anticipated showdown over the Kiwi

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Allen took out the really-predicted showdown around the KiwiCredit: Getty
The Englishman blitzed Hooker in a first-round victory

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The Englishman blitzed Hooker in a to start with-spherical victoryCredit history: Getty

The pair confronted off on Saturday evening at London’s O2 arena where the ‘Almighty’ unleashed a punishing mix on Hooker early doors.

The Auckland-born fighter struggled to preserve up as Allen lashed strong kicks and a stinging three-punch combo his way.

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Allen kicked off the fight with a identified electrical power that Hooker wasn’t equipped to match.

Hooker appeared terribly hurt through the showdown but refused to go down, landing a couple of stings back again.

A enormous just one-two set Hooker in retreat mode and he took a bout of really serious pictures just before the ref put an finish to the match.

Arnold Allen is now 9- in the UFC subsequent a blitz of New Zealand’s Hooker.

The most significant acquire of the Almighty’s occupation, which will now see him lock horns with the elite of the featherweight division.

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Allen kicked off the fight with a determined energy that Hooker wasn't able to match

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Allen kicked off the battle with a determined electrical power that Hooker was not ready to matchCredit rating: PA
Hooker was unable to match Allen's energy

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Hooker was unable to match Allen’s electricityCredit score: Getty