Who won Luque vs Woodley?
Vicente Luque beat Tyron Woodley by , during the co-main event of UFC 260, on Saturday 27th March 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Vicente Luque.
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 15 less professional rounds, 55 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 lost to Stephen Thompson on 2nd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Mike Perry on 10th August 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Antel Arena, Montevideo, Uruguay.
Going into that contest, he had won against Derrick Krantz on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, United States.
Before that, he had beat Bryan Barberena on 17th February 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.
He had defeated Chad Laprise on 19th May 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile.
Tyron Woodley had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he 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 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 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 won against 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 defeated 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, 6 months and 8 days ago, while Tyron Woodley's last outing had been 7 months and 21 days ago.
Luque's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Woodley's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.4 rounds on average.