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Who won Luque vs Muhammad II?
Belal Muhammad beat Vicente Luque by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2, on Saturday 16th April 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Belal Muhammad.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Luque vs Muhammad II stats
Vicente Luque stepped into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Belal Muhammad made his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Luque had a massive power advantage over Muhammad, boasting at 52% knock out percentage over Muhammad's 20%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Luque had a massive advantage over Muhammad, boasting at 38% submission rate over Muhammad's 5%.
Vicente Luque was the younger man by 4 years, at 31 years old.
Luque had 5-inch reach advantage.
Luque was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 years and 1 month earlier than Muhammad, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 9 less professional rounds, 70 to Muhammad's 79.
Luque vs Muhammad II form
Luque had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Michael Chiesa at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by in the 1st round at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Tyron Woodley at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Randy Brown at UFC Vegas 5 on 1st August 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Stephen Thompson at UFC 244 on 2nd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
He had won against Mike Perry at UFC on ESPN+ 14 on 10th August 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Antel Arena, Montevideo, Uruguay.
Belal Muhammad had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
Previous to that, he had beat Demian Maia at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Leon Edwards 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 Lyman Good at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Tim Means at UFC Fight Night 121 on 18th November 2017 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Vicente Luque had been fighting more than Belal Muhammad.
Going to this contest, Vicente Luque had last fought 2 years, 1 month and 23 days ago, while Belal Muhammad's last outing had been 1 year, 9 months and 12 days ago.
Luque's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Muhammad's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
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