Nov 02 2019
Saturday

Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States

UFC 244
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
14-4-0
UD 3
UD 3
17-6-0

The tape

39
Age
31
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Tape record

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Form
SDKOKOKOKO
14
Wins
17
7
By KO
9
50
KO%
53
1
By SUB
6
7
SUB%
35
4
Loses
6
1
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
2
1
Draws
1
2010
Debut
2009
19
Bouts
24
51
Rounds
47
4 hours, 2 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 14 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Stephen Thompson vs Vicente Luque report

Who won Thompson vs Luque?

Stephen Thompson beat Vicente Luque by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC 244, on Saturday 2nd November 2019 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Stephen Thompson.

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).

Thompson vs Luque stats

Stephen Thompson stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 4 loses and 1 draw, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Vicente Luque made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.

The stats suggested Luque had a slight advantage in power over Thompson, with a 53% knock out percentage over Thompson's 50%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Luque had a large advantage over Thompson, boosting at 35% submission rate over Thompson's 7%.

Stephen Thompson was the older man by 8 years, at 39 years old.

Thompson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Luque. Despite this, Luque had 1-inch reach advantage.

Thompson was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 7 months later than Luque, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought the same amount of professional rounds, 65 to Luque's 65.

Thompson vs Luque form

Stephen Thompson had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Gilbert Burns at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Geoff Neal at UFC Vegas 17 on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Vicente Luque at UFC 244 on 2nd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Before that, he had been beaten by Anthony Pettis at UFC on ESPN+ 6 on 23rd March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville.

He had lost to Darren Till at UFC Fight Night 130 on 27th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Activity check

Thompson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Thompson vs Luque?

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