Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Luque vs Edwards?
Vicente Luque could face Leon Edwards, during the of Luque vs Edwards, in Late 2021.
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 ring 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.
Leon Edwards would make his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggest Luque would have advantage in power over Edwards, with a 52% knock out percentage over Edwards' 35%.
Vicente Luque is the younger man by 1 year, at 30 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, 65 to Edwards' 67.
Luque vs Edwards 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.
Edwards has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he beat 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.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
He had won against Gunnar Nelson at UFC on ESPN+ 5 on 16th March 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
In terms of recent activity, Vicente Luque has been fighting more than Leon Edwards.
Vicente Luque last fought 1 month and 25 days ago, while Leon Edwards' last outing was 1 month and 11 days ago.
Luque's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 2 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.