Mar 30 2024
Saturday

Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
17-6-0
KO 2
KO 2
22-9-0

The tape

29
Age
32
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Tape record

UDKOKOUDKO
Form
UDKOUDSUBSUB
17
Wins
22
12
By KO
11
71
KO%
50
0
By SUB
8
0
SUB%
36
6
Loses
9
4
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
1
2014
Debut
2009
23
Bouts
32
50
Rounds
70
3 hours, 34 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 2 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Joaquin Buckley vs Vicente Luque report

Who won Buckley vs Luque?

Joaquin Buckley beat Vicente Luque by during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 30th March 2024 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Joaquin Buckley.

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).

Buckley vs Luque stats

Joaquin Buckley stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Vicente Luque made his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 9 losses and 1 draw, 11 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

Joaquin Buckley's UFC record stood at 7-4-0, while Vicente Luque's came in at 15-5-0.

The stats suggested Buckley had a large advantage in power over Luque, boasting a 71% knock out percentage over Luque's 50%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Luque had a massive advantage over Buckley, boasting a 36% submission rate over Buckley's 0%.

Joaquin Buckley was the younger man by 3 years, at 29 years old.

Luque had a height advantage of 1 inch over Buckley. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

Buckley was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 5 years and 2 months later than Luque, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 20 less professional rounds, 50 to Luque's 70.

Buckley vs Luque form

Buckley had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Vicente Luque at UFC Fight Night: Blanchfield vs. Fiorot on 30th March 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Alex Morono at UFC Fight Night – Green vs Dawson on 7th October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Andre Fialho at UFC Fight Night – Pennington vs. Aldana 2 on 20th May 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had lost to Chris Curtis at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Nassourdine Imavov at UFC Fight Night Paris on 3rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

Vicente Luque had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had been defeated by Joaquin Buckley at UFC Fight Night: Blanchfield vs. Fiorot on 30th March 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, United States.

Previous to that, he was victorious against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night – Luque vs Dos Anjos on 12th August 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had 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.

Before 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.

He had won against Michael Chiesa at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Toyota Center, Houston.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Joaquin Buckley had been fighting more than Vicente Luque.

Going to this contest, Joaquin Buckley had last fought 19 days ago, while Vicente Luque's last outing had been 19 days ago.

Buckley's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

Luque's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Buckley vs Luque?

Joaquin Buckley was a 1/1 (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Vicente Luque made his way into the ring at 4/5 (-130) with oddsmakers.

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