Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Luque vs Edwards?
Vicente Luque could potentially face Leon Edwards, in Late 2023.
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 Edwards stats
Vicente Luque would step into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 9 loses and 1 draw, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Leon Edwards would make his way to the cage with a record of 21 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Luque would have an advantage in power over Edwards, with a 50% knock out percentage over Edwards' 33%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Luque would have a large advantage over Edwards, boasting at 36% submission rate over Edwards' 14%.
Vicente Luque is the younger man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Edwards has a height advantage of 3 inches over Luque. Despite this, he has 2-inch reach advantage.
Luque is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 1 year and 11 months earlier than Edwards, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 2 less professional rounds, 70 to Edwards' 72.
Luque vs Edwards form
Vicente Luque has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated 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, United States.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had lost to 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.
Before that, he had defeated Michael Chiesa at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Toyota Center, Houston.
He had beat Tyron Woodley at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Edwards has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he won against Kamaru Usman at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by majority decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Kamaru Usman at UFC 278 on 20th August 2022 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Nate Diaz at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
Before that, he had beat Belal Muhammad at UFC Vegas 21 on 13th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on ESPN 4 on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at AT&T Center, San Antonio.
In terms of recent activity, Vicente Luque has been fighting more than Leon Edwards.
Vicente Luque last fought 1 month and 11 days ago, while Leon Edwards' last outing was 6 months and 5 days ago.
Luque's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Luque vs Edwards?
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