Tape rankings @ Welterweight
Who won Luque vs Woodley?
Vicente Luque beat Tyron Woodley by submission in the 1st round, during the co-main event of UFC 260, on Saturday 27th March 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
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 Woodley stats
Vicente Luque stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Tyron Woodley made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Luque had a large advantage in power over Woodley, boasting at 58% knock out percentage over Woodley's 37%.
Vicente Luque was the younger man by 10 years, at 29 years old.
Luque had a height advantage of 2 inches over Woodley. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Luque's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Woodley's, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 months later than Woodley, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 13 less professional rounds, 57 to Woodley's 70.
Luque vs Woodley form
Luque had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this 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, United States.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Mike Perry at UFC on ESPN+ 14 on 10th August 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Antel Arena, Montevideo, Uruguay.
Before that, he had won against Derrick Krantz at UFC on ESPN+ 10 on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, United States.
He had beat Bryan Barberena at UFC on ESPN 1 on 17th February 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.
Tyron Woodley had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Colby Covington at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Gilbert Burns at UFC Vegas 1 on 30th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kamaru Usman at UFC 235 on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Darren Till at UFC 228 on 8th September 2018 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at American Airlines Center, Dallas.
He had won against Demian Maia at UFC 214 on 29th July 2017 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Vicente Luque had been fighting more than Tyron Woodley.
Going to this contest, Vicente Luque had last fought 1 year, 2 months and 14 days ago, while Tyron Woodley's last outing had been 1 year and 26 days ago.
Luque's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Woodley's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.4 rounds on average.