Current rankings @ Welterweight
Vicente Luque vs Nate Diaz preview
When is Luque vs Diaz?
Vicente Luque could set to fight Nate Diaz, in Early 2022.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Luque vs Diaz stats
Vicente Luque would step 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.
Nate Diaz would make his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 13 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 12 by submission.
The stats suggest Luque would have a large advantage in power over Diaz, boasting at 52% knock out percentage over Diaz's 24%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Diaz would have an advantage over Luque, with a 57% submission rate over Luque's 38%.
Vicente Luque is the younger man by 6 years, at 31 years old.
Diaz has a height advantage of 1 inch over Luque. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Luque is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 year and 8 months later than Diaz, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He has fought 20 less professional rounds, 65 to Diaz's 85.
Luque vs Diaz 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 defeated 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 won against Randy Brown at UFC Vegas 5 on 1st August 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Luque's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Diaz's last 4 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Luque vs Diaz?
Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Luque vs Diaz yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.
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