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Media These two (Nasrat & Hooker) can't catch a break, UPDATE: They Both Made It

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  1. Sada555 Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    In case you haven't been following, Nasrat Mother just passed away but he still held to having the fight
    Dan Hooker went far and beyond to get his Visa approval (even asked for the fans to spam the U.S Embassy till he got and it finally worked), Now This:





    Update:

    Best of Luck to Both





    Hooker also had to scramble to get his visa approval in New Zealand with his flight scheduled to arrive stateside on Thursday evening. He’ll have approximately 12 hours until he weighs in, More detailed info on what Dan Hooker went through:

    https://forums.sherdog.com/threads/...tting-visa-kicked-out-of-gym-by-cops.4205288/
     
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  2. Thesnake101 Think about it, it worth it.

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    Just have the fight on international waters.
     
  3. Morris88 Brown Belt

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    You mean like on an offshore drilling platform?

    I'm here for it.
     
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  4. tibba Brown Belt

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    Poor guy
     
  5. Kwic Red Belt

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    Damn..
    I think Hooker gets insane if the fight is canceled.
     
  6. sonhow Silver Belt

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    Winner gets Visa
     
  7. vinnie245 Blue Belt

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    Tsarukyan said he wanted to fight hooker and he took literally no damage in his fight so maybe he can be a late replacement.
     
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  8. TJH Exitium Green Belt

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    Can't they get a multiple entry Visa that's good for 10 years and allows them to travel to USA multiple times?

    Why all the last-minute scrambling for an event that was booked months ago?


    EDIT: OK it's been pointed out to me that there are specific types of visas for athletes travelling for competition... which seems dumb to me. Bullshit bureaucracy
     
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  9. MeatWagon06 Biting on feints

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    Sucks for both of them. Would really suck for Hooker if he still flies in cutting weight on the plane last minute, and doesn’t get to fight after everything.
     
  10. Ackmed Red Belt

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    I don't know the details or much about visa processes in general, but for yout 2nd question, Nasrat does say he was in the US and left last Thursday to Germany for his mother's funeral, so it's his return from Germany to the US that's now waiting on paperwork.
     
  11. ExxA Orange Belt

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    All we need now is Bruce Willis and we have a sequel to Armageddon!
     
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  12. kyunghee White Belt

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    Theres a lot of visa issues since the Covid situation happened, the fight Island was a real opportunity for some fighters because there was no need for a work visa to be there.
     
  13. Satan's Daddy. Black Belt Platinum Member

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    This is why they should be living in the states rn, if they took their career seriously, your immediate family can move in with you, but everyone else you can facetime. It's not the end of the world just yet.
     
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    What did he think Richard Grenell was going to do?
     
  15. Raymundo Alvarado Guevara Purple Belt

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    Just let them fight :(
     
  16. empsim Black Belt

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    Not happening.

    Unless it's the fastest embassy of all time, there is no way they put a stamp in a passport in just 3 days.
     
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    Fly Arman just in case.
     
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    Damn. That will be unfortunate. They'll probably move it to a Fight Night.
     
  19. SalvadorAllende Steel Belt

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    I only needed a new P1 visa because I came back to Germany and left Los Angeles - last Thursday for the funeral of my mother. The @ufc gave everything for expedited visa process.
     
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  20. mmadeewana Brown Belt

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    his mother died.
     
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