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 octagon 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 cage 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%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Luque had a large advantage over Barberena, boasting at 43% submission rate over Barberena's 14%.
Vicente Luque was the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Barberena had a height advantage of 1 inch over Luque. Despite this, he had 4-inch reach advantage.
Luque's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Barberena's, 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 1 less professional rounds, 70 to Barberena's 71.
Barberena's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
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