Aug 03 2024
Saturday

Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Co-Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
22-9-1

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - Sat 6:00pm EST / UK - Sat 11:00am

26-10-0

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The tape

32
Age
40
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Full record

KO 2UD 5KO 3UD 5SUB 1
Form
KO 3
22
Wins
26
11
By KO
13
50
KO%
50
8
By Sub
8
36
SUB%
31
9
Losses
10
1
Stopped
3
2
Tapped
0
1
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2001
32
Bouts
38
70
Rounds
90
5 hours, 2 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 39 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

14
UFC
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-
Bellator
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15
Tapology
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Vicente Luque vs Nick Diaz preview

When is Luque vs Nick Diaz?

Vicente Luque will face the challenge of Nick Diaz in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 3rd August 2024 at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.

The fight will be contested 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 Nick Diaz stats

Vicente Luque steps into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 9 losses and 1 draw, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Nick Diaz will make his way to the cage with a record of 26 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

Vicente Luque's UFC record currently stands at 15-5-0, while Nick Diaz's comes in at 7-7-0.

The stats suggest that Luque and Diaz have similar power, both with a 50% knock out percentage.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Luque will have a slight advantage over Diaz, with a 36% submission rate over Diaz's 31%.

Vicente Luque is the younger man by 8 years, at 32 years old.

Diaz has a height advantage of 1 inch over Luque. Despite this, both fighters have a equal reach.

Luque is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 7 years and 9 months later than Diaz, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He has fought 20 less professional rounds, 70 to Diaz's 90.

Luque vs Nick Diaz form

Vicente Luque has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

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

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Luque's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 30 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

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