Nov 02 2019
Saturday

Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
14-4-0
UD 3
UD 3
17-6-0

The tape

41
Age
32
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 in favor of the 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 losses 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 losses and 1 draw, 9 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

Stephen Thompson's UFC record stood at 12-7-1, while Vicente Luque's came in at 15-5-0.

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, boasting a 35% submission rate over Thompson's 7%.

Stephen Thompson was the older man by 9 years, at 41 years old.

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

Thompson's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Luque's, 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 1 more professional rounds, 71 to Luque's 70.

Thompson vs Luque form

Stephen Thompson had beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Anthony Pettis at UFC on ESPN+ 6 on 23rd March 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 217 on 4th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Before that, he had been defeated by Tyron Woodley at UFC 209 on 4th March 2017 by majority decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had drawn with Tyron Woodley at UFC 205 on 12th November 2016 by majority draw in their 5 round contest in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Luque had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4opponents and going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Mike Perry at UFC on ESPN+ 14 on 10th August 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Antel Arena, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Previous to that, he had defeated Derrick Krantz at UFC on ESPN+ 10 on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, United States.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Bryan Barberena at UFC on ESPN 1 on 17th February 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix.

Before that, he had won against Chad Laprise at UFC Fight Night 129 on 19th May 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile.

He had beaten Belal Muhammad at UFC 205 on 12th November 2016 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Vicente Luque had been fighting more than Stephen Thompson.

Going to this contest, Stephen Thompson had last fought 5 years, 2 months and 24 days ago, while Vicente Luque's last outing had been 4 years, 10 months and 6 days ago.

Thompson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 7 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.

Luque's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 7 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

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