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[UPDATE] Nate Diaz Publicly Accepts Vicente Luque’s Challenge

Nate Diaz has now publicly and explicitly accepted Vicente Luque's challenge to a fight. Two weeks after Diaz gave Luque's callout a favorable response, he now wants to make sure that his acceptance is not lost in translation, especially by Luque whom Diaz directly addressed. https://twitter.com/NateDiaz209/status/1437490038623780872 In the above tweet, Diaz shares...

Vicente Luque Willing To Be Backup Fighter For Usman/Covington 2

Vicente Luque has put himself forward to be the backup fighter for the championship rematch between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington. Luque was last in action at UFC 265 earlier this month. In a clash of top welterweight contenders, the Brazilian faced Michael Chiesa, who was ranked fifth heading into...

Vicente Luque Wants To Take On The Challenge Of Finishing Nate Diaz

Vicente Luque has opened up about a potential meeting with Nate Diaz following his impressive win at UFC 265. After extending his winning streak to four after a submission victory over Michael Chiesa last weekend, Vicente Luque took to the mic to call out former training partner and current welterweight...

Edwards Delivers Speechless Response To Luque’s Title Shot Request

UFC welterweight Leon Edwards has responded to Vicente Luque’s title shot request by simply tweeting a photo referencing his 2017 victory over the Brazilian. Luque made a strong case to face champion Kamaru Usman next after out-grappling jiu-jitsu specialist Michael Chiesa at UFC 265 on Saturday. The first-round submission win...

Luque Gives Brutally Honest Answer To How Spars Against Usman Went

Vicente Luque is hoping to fight his ex-teammate, Kamaru Usman, for the welterweight title, but he admits, when they sparred, things did not go well for him. Luque picked up another first-round submission win over Michael Chiesa at UFC 265 which put him into the top-five at welterweight. After the...

Kamaru Usman Responds To Vicente Luque’s UFC 265 Call-Out

Kamaru Usman was impressed with what he saw from former teammate Vicente Luque at UFC 265. At UFC 265, Vicente Luque earned a submission victory over Michael Chiesa on the main card. After his hand was raised, he let it be known what, and whom, he wanted next in his...

Vicente Luque Happy To Now Be Ranked Below Michael Chiesa

UFC welterweight contender Vicente Luque says he welcomed the ranking switch which saw him drop behind his upcoming opponent Michael Chiesa. Luque and Chiesa are set to go toe-to-toe this weekend at UFC 265. The Brazilian will be looking to end the 33-year-old's winning streak at four and, in doing...

Vicente Luque Open To Fighting Nate Or Nick Diaz In “10-Round” Fight

UFC welterweight contender Vicente Luque is open to fighting Nate or Nick Diaz, and has pitched a "10-round UFC fight" against either man. Luque has long had interest in a clash with Nate, something which seems to have only increased since the 36-year-old's last appearance. Despite being comfortably controlled for...

Luque Predicts “Tricky” Night For Chiesa Wherever UFC 265 Fight Goes

UFC welterweight Vicente Luque is confident of overcoming Michael Chiesa on the feet or on the ground in their fight at UFC 265 this weekend. Having built a three-fight winning streak that includes victories over former 170-pound champ Tyron Woodley, Randy Brown, and Niko Price, Luque will look to jump...

Chiesa: Win Over Dangerous Luque At UFC 265 Warrants Title Shot

UFC welterweight Michael Chiesa says he hopes to secure a title shot with a victory over "killer" Vicente Luque at UFC 265. Chiesa, who is the #5-ranked man in the division, will look to stake his claim for an opportunity to dethrone Kamaru Usman with a win on this weekend's...

Vicente Luque Reveals Why More Fighters Are Suffering Leg Breaks

UFC welterweight Vicente Luque has revealed why he thinks more fighters are suffering gruesome leg breaks inside the Octagon. Luque's comments come after a clear increase in the occurrence of the injury during fights in recent months. In the first pay-per-view to be held in front of fans in over...

Gilbert Burns Admits To Almost Attacking Wonderboy In 2019

Following the defeat of his close friend and teammate, Gilbert Burns remembers when his feelings towards Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson were more hostile. At UFC 244, "Wonderboy" put on a striking clinic against fellow welterweight Vicente Luque in 2019, who will fight Michael Chiesa later this summer in August. Admittedly,...

Report: Vicente Luque vs. Michael Chiesa Set For UFC 265

Vicente Luque vs. Michael Chiesa is reportedly on for UFC 265.

Vicente Luque Unwilling To Face Gilbert Burns Even If Title Is Involved

#6-ranked welterweight Vicente Luque is breaking into the top of the division but admits there are other fights for him and Gilbert Burns, even if world titles are involved. Over the years, the hard-hitting Brazilians have become close friends, and Vicente Luque has no interest in fighting friends and family....

UFC 260 Highlights: Vicente Luque Taps Tyron Woodley

Tyron Woodley vs. Vicente Luque was a very exciting fight.  The two fighters met in a welterweight bout on Saturday night (March 27, 2021) at the UFC 260 pay-per-view event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. Woodley came out quick to clinch with him up against the fence....