Aug 12 2023
Saturday

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
21-9-1

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - TBC / UK - TBC

32-14-0

The tape

31
Age
38
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Full record

KO 3UD 5SUB 1SUB 1KO 2
Form
SUB 2KO 5UD 5SD 5UD 3
21
Wins
32
11
By KO
5
52
KO%
16
8
By Sub
11
38
SUB%
34
9
Losses
14
1
Stopped
4
2
Tapped
0
1
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2004
31
Bouts
46
65
Rounds
131
4 hours, 37 minutes
Fight Time
10 hours, 8 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

10
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
11
Tapology
-

Vicente Luque vs Rafael dos Anjos preview

When is Luque vs Anjos?

Vicente Luque will fight Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC Fight Night – Luque vs Dos Anjos, on Saturday 12th August 2023 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The fight will take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Luque vs Anjos stats

Vicente Luque steps into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 9 loses and 1 draw, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Rafael dos Anjos will make his way to the cage with a record of 32 wins, 14 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 11 by submission.

The stats suggest Luque has a massive power advantage over Anjos, boasting at 52% knock out percentage over Anjos' 16%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Luque will have a slight advantage over Anjos, with a 38% submission rate over Anjos' 34%.

Vicente Luque is the younger man by 7 years, at 31 years old.

Luque has a height advantage of 3 inches over Anjos. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.

Luque is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 year and 9 months later than Anjos, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He has fought 66 less professional rounds, 65 to Anjos' 131.

Luque vs Anjos form

Luque has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight, he lost to 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 been beaten by 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 won against Michael Chiesa at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Toyota Center, Houston.

Before that, he had beat Tyron Woodley at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Randy Brown at UFC Vegas 5 on 1st August 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Rafael dos Anjos has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Bryan Barberena at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland on 3rd December 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at Amway Center, Orlando, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Rafael Fiziev at UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev on 9th July 2022 by knockout in the 5th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Renato Moicano at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Paul Felder at UFC Vegas 14 on 14th November 2020 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Michael Chiesa at UFC on ESPN+ 24 on 25th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at PNC Arena, Raleigh.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Vicente Luque has been fighting more than Rafael dos Anjos.

Vicente Luque last fought 9 months and 24 days ago, while Rafael dos Anjos' last outing was 5 months and 27 days ago.

Luque's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Anjos' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

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