Chase Hooper to fight Steven Peterson at UFC 263

Dec 14, 2019; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Chase Hooper (red gloves) reacts during his bout against Daniel Teymur (blue gloves) during UFC 245 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Chase Hooper will fight Steven Peterson on June 12 at UFC 263.

Both featherweight fighters confirmed the booking Monday on social media.

The 21-year-old Hooper (10-1-1) is coming off a submission win against Peter Barrett at UFC 256 on Dec. 12 in Las Vegas.

The 30-year-old Peterson (18-9) hasn’t fought since knocking out Martin Bravo at Fight Night 159 on Sept. 21, 2019, in Mexico City.

The lineup for UFC 263, which does not yet have a location scheduled, features a middleweight title fight between champion Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori, and a flyweight title bout between champion Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno.

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