Chase Alan Hooper (born September 13, 1999) is an American mixed martial artist currently competing in the Featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Hooper began his amateur MMA career while he was still attending Enumclaw High School. He amassed a 5–0 amateur record before making his professional debut in October 7, 2017, against Edson Penado. Hooper won the fight by submission in the first round utilizing his heavy skills in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, in which he's a juvenile Pan American champion as a blue belt. On the regional circuit of Washington, Hooper compiled an undefeated 5-0 record with 4 stoppage wins.
Hooper competed at the Dana White's Contender Series 14 against Canaan Kawaihae. He won the fight by unanimous decision and was awarded a development league contract. He competed in three more fights (winning two of them and the other one ending in a draw) in notable minor promotions such as CFFC and Titan FCbefore being signed by the UFC.
Hooper made his promotional debut against Daniel Teymur on December 14, 2019 at UFC 245. He won the fight by technical knockout in the first round. Hooper faced Alex Caceres on June 6, 2020 at UFC 250. He lost the fight via unanimous decision, marking his first professional defeat. Hooper faced Peter Barrett at UFC 256 on December 12, 2020. He earned a comeback submission win in the third round via heel hook submission from an Imanari roll. Hooper faced Steven Peterson on June 12, 2021 at UFC 263. At the weigh-ins, Peterson weighed in at 148.5 pounds, two and a half pounds over the featherweight non-title fight limit. The bout proceeded at catchweight and he was fined 20% of his purse, which went to Hooper. Hooper lost the fight via unanimous decision. Hoope is scheduled to face Felipe Colares on May 21, 2022 at UFC Fight Night 210.
Dominate Fighting Championships
-Dominate FC Featherweight Championship
Rumble on the Ridge
-Rumble on the Ridge Amateur Featherweight Championship
Pan American Championships
- 2016 Pan American Juvenile Absolute (heavy) runner-up (blue)
- 2016 Pan American Juvenile Middleweight champion (blue)
Chase Hooper- HIGHLIGHTS (HD) 2020
June 3, 2020
FREE FIGHT | 18-year-old Hooper Impresses | DWCS Week 6 Contract Winner - Season 2
August 14, 2018
Jorge Masvidal Crosses Paths With Ben Askren's Son
January 17, 2020