Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Luque vs Barberena?
Vicente Luque beat Bryan Barberena by , during the main card of UFC on ESPN 1, on Sunday 17th February 2019 at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Vicente Luque.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Luque vs Barberena stats
Vicente Luque stepped into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Bryan Barberena made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Barberena had a large advantage in power over Luque, boosting at 71% knock out percentage over Luque's 50%.
Vicente Luque was the younger man by 3 years, at 29 years old.
Barberena had a height advantage of 1 inch over Luque. Despite this, he had 4-inch reach advantage.
Luque was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 months earlier than Barberena, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 57 to Barberena's 57.
Barberena's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.