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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 9 years, at 40 years old.
Thompson had a height advantage of 1 inch over Luque. Despite this, Luque had 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 4 more professional rounds, 69 to Luque's 65.
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 4 years, 2 months and 9 days ago, while Vicente Luque's last outing had been 3 years, 9 months and 22 days ago.
Thompson's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.8 rounds on average.
Luque's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Thompson vs Luque?
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