Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Burns vs Luque?
Gilbert Burns could set to fight Vicente Luque, in Spring 2022.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Burns vs Luque stats
Gilbert Burns would step into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Vicente Luque would make his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 9 loses and 1 draw, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggest Luque would have a large advantage in power over Burns, boosting at 52% knock out percentage over Burns' 30%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Burns would have a slight advantage over Luque, with a 40% submission rate over Luque's 38%.
Gilbert Burns is the older man by 5 years, at 36 years old.
Luque has a height advantage of 1 inch over Burns. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Burns is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 year and 7 months later than Luque, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 13 less professional rounds, 52 to Luque's 65.
Burns vs Luque form
Burns has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Stephen Thompson at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kamaru Usman at UFC 258 on 13th February 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Tyron Woodley at UFC Vegas 1 on 30th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Demian Maia at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.
Luque has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he Geoff Neal at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill on 6th August 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Belal Muhammad at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2 on 16th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Michael Chiesa at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Toyota Center, Houston.
Before that, he had defeated Tyron Woodley at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Randy Brown at UFC Vegas 5 on 1st August 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Vicente Luque has been fighting more than Gilbert Burns.
Gilbert Burns last fought 7 months and 21 days ago, while Vicente Luque's last outing was 3 months and 24 days ago.
Burns' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Luque's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Burns vs Luque?
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