Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Luque vs Neal?
Geoff Neal beat Vicente Luque by , during the co-main event of UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill, on Saturday 6th August 2022 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Geoff Neal.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Luque vs Neal stats
Vicente Luque stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 8 loses and 1 draw, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Geoff Neal made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Neal had a slight advantage in power over Luque, with a 57% knock out percentage over Luque's 52%.
Vicente Luque was the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Luque had 1-inch reach advantage.
Luque was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 3 years and 1 month earlier than Neal, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 22 more professional rounds, 65 to Neal's 43.
Luque vs Neal form
Luque had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Michael Chiesa at UFC 265 on 7th August 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at Toyota Center, Houston.
Going into that contest, he had beat Tyron Woodley at UFC 260 on 27th March 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Randy Brown at UFC Vegas 5 on 1st August 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
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.
Luque's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Neal's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.3 rounds on average.