Maurice Hooker

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Maurice Hooker
Statistics
Real nameMaurice Dewayne Hooker
Nickname(s)Mighty Mo
Weight(s)Light welterweight
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Reach80 in (203 cm)
NationalityAmerican
Born (1989-08-07) August 7, 1989 (age 29)
Dallas, Texas, USA
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights28
Wins25
Wins by KO17
Losses0
Draws3

Maurice Dewayne Hooker (born August 7, 1989) is an American professional boxer who is the current WBO light welterweight champion.

Professional career[edit]

Hooker turned professional in 2011 and compiled a record of 23-0-3 before challenging and beating British boxer Terry Flanagan for the vacant WBO light welterweight title.[1][2]

Professional boxing record[edit]

Professional record summary
28 fights 25 wins 0 losses
By knockout 17 0
By decision 8 0
Draws 3
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round, time Date Location Notes
28 Win 25–0–3 United States Alex Saucedo TKO 7 (12), 1:36 16 Nov 2018 United States Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S. Retained WBO light welterweight title
27 Win 24–0–3 United Kingdom Terry Flanagan SD 12 9 Jun 2018 United Kingdom Manchester Arena, Manchester, England Won vacant WBO light welterweight title
26 Win 23–0–3 United States Courtney Jackson UD 10 19 Aug 2017 United States Omni Dallas Hotel, Dallas Retained WBO NABO light welterweight title
25 Win 22–0–3 Mexico Cristóbal Cruz UD 10 24 Feb 2017 Mexico Salon Mezzanine, Tijuana, Mexico
24 Draw 21–0–3 Colombia Darleys Pérez SD 10 19 Nov 2016 United States T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas Retained WBO NABO light welterweight title
23 Win 21–0–2 United States Ty Barnett KO 1 (10), 2:27 6 Aug 2016 United States Oracle Arena, Oakland Retained WBO NABO light welterweight title
22 Win 20–0–2 Colombia Wilfrido Buelvas KO 1 (10), 2:27 26 Mar 2016 United States Oracle Arena, Oakland
21 Win 19–0–2 Canada Ghislain Maduma SD 10 17 Oct 2015 United States Madison Square Garden, New York City Retained WBO NABO light welterweight title
20 Win 18–0–2 Mexico Eduardo Galindo TKO 6 (10), 3:10 26 Jun 2015 United States Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, Dallas Won vacant WBO NABO light welterweight title
19 Win 17–0–2 Nicaragua Santos Benavides TKO 2 (8), 1:56 6 Mar 2015 United States Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, Dallas
18 Win 16–0–2 United States Gary Bergeron TKO 2 (6), 2:12 22 Nov 2014 United States Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, Dallas
17 Win 15–0–2 Mexico Carlos Valenzuela TKO 1 (6), 2:37 22 Aug 2014 United States Renaissance Worthington Hotel, Fort Worth
16 Win 14–0–2 Mexico Lauro Alcantar TKO 1 (6), 2:17 11 Jul 2014 United States Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio
15 Win 13–0–2 Mexico Adrian Rodriguez Garza UD 6 26 Apr 2014 United States Fitzgerald's Casino & Hotel, Tunica
14 Draw 12–0–2 United States Abel Ramos MD 8 17 Jan 2014 United States Cook Convention Center, Memphis
13 Win 12–0–1 United States Rynell Griffin UD 6 26 Sep 2013 United States Four Points Sheraton Hotel, San Diego
12 Win 11–0–1 United States John Revish KO 1 (6), 2:08 23 Aug 2013 United States Worthington Hotel, Fort Worth
11 Win 10–0–1 Mexico Mario Hermosillo KO 1 (6), 2:20 25 Jul 2013 United States Four Points Sheraton Hotel, San Diego
10 Win 9–0–1 United States John Montes TKO 6 (6), 1:34 8 Jun 2013 United States Beamers Nightclub, Dallas
9 Win 8–0–1 United States Adam Ealoms KO 2 (6), 1:44 19 Apr 2013 United States Cendera Center, Fort Worth
8 Win 7–0–1 United States Cameron Krael UD 4 19 Dec 2012 United States Roseland Ballroom, New York
7 Win 6–0–1 United States DeAnthony Bonner KO 1 (4), 1:52 24 Aug 2012 United States Worthington Hotel, Fort Worth
6 Win 5–0–1 Mexico Julian Rodriguez KO 1 (4), 2:10 11 Aug 2012 United States Convention Center, Arlington
5 Win 4–0–1 United States Pedro Dominguez TKO 1 (4), 0:13 29 Jun 2012 United States Kay Yeager Coliseum, Wichita Falls
4 Win 3–0–1 United States Demond Brock UD 4 8 Jun 2012 United States Festival Plaza, Shreveport
3 Win 2–0–1 United States Martin Gomez TKO 2 (4), 1:37 22 Jul 2011 United States North Austin Event Center, Austin
2 Win 1–0–1 United States Wilbert Mitchell KO 1 (4), 1:43 24 Jun 2011 United States Dr Pepper Arena, Frisco
1 Draw 0–0–1 United States Tyrone Chatman SD 4 29 Apr 2011 United States Orpheum Theater, Saint Louis Professional debut

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maurice Hooker Shocks Terry Flanagan, Wins WBO Title". Boxingscene. Retrieved 2018-06-09.
  2. ^ "Maurice Hooker defeats Terry Flanagan, wins first world title". ESPN. Retrieved 2018-06-09.

External links[edit]

Achievements
Vacant
Title last held by
Terence Crawford
WBO light welterweight champion
June 9, 2018 – present
Incumbent