Vicente Luque Rising UFC Welterweight, Top Ten UFC Welterweight now because of his best year in 2020. Impressive striking display wins against Niko Price where he beat the hell out of Niko Price than a impressive win against Randy Brown( former ROC Welterweight Champion).
Luque my Dark Horse of the UFC Welterweight Division will challenge for the UFC Welterweight title in 2021. Finally earning the spotlight that he deserves. Going on six fight winning streaks before losing to Wonderboy Thompson.
Earning the respect from Wonderboy for having the pure will to not give up, Hitting Luque with shots but Vicente Luque kept pushing forward, Striking well against Wonderboy whose one of the best strikers in the world
“I think patience is the biggest lesson I take from this fight,” Luque said. “Many times we think we can solve something through brute force and will. There, I learned that I had all the will and it wasn’t enough, he beat me with technique and experience. I’ll keep that in mind so I can work on it and evolve.https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2019/11/7/20952225/vicente-luque-blames-impatience-stephen-thompson-loss-ufc-244-mma-news
I went against one of the best in the world and I was awarded a ‘fight of the night’ bonus for the third time this year, That’s my style’s merit, I was able to put on pressure even against a technical guy, I landed good shots. I showed I’m on the right path. Now I want to rest and correct a lot of things.”https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2019/11/7/20952225/vicente-luque-blames-impatience-stephen-thompson-loss-ufc-244-mma-news
Definitely will evolve training at Sanford MMA with Gilbert Burns, Michael Chandler. Learning from one of the best MMA coaches Henri Hooft. Understanding he fought one of the best Welterweights in the world and needs to advance the holes in the game. Wants to be a world champion, Focus on his weaknesses.
“I fought four times last year, I watched those four fights, and I don’t look so different from one to the other, so guys can read me. If I’m always doing the same things, I have to add to that. I’m not going to stop doing what I’m good at, but I need to add new things, so that’s what I’ve been working on. I also put on some boxing. Boxing is great, and I’ve been doing a lot of work with a boxing coach and get some hand speed, so that’s good.”https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2020/05/vicente-luque-notes-lack-of-evolution-against-stephen-thompson
Talent is their for Vicente Luque, Selected to be on Ultimate Fighter for reason because the UFC matchmakers and scouts seen a champion out of him. He’s a world class talent and with a couple fights Luque can challenge for the UFC Welterweight Title.
Luque first fight can be against former UFC Welterweight Champion, Robbie Lawler who still to this day trains like a savage. Every MMA fan recognizes the name Robbie Lawler. Yes Lawler #13 ranked Welterweight while Luque #10th ranked.
Win against Lawler build up the name of Luque, Needs that much as possible. Build his brand, Help the UFC marketing team promoting his name on UFC promos.
Next fight options can be … Loser of Chiesa vs Magny, Rematch against Wonderboy Thompson. Storyline of the new & improved Vicente Luque looking to revenge his loss. Welterweight contender fight.
Hopefully with the advancements in his boxing he can defeat the UFC Welterweight Title challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Revenging his loss on a UFC Main Card, UFC ESPN + event headliner.
Breakout performance, Biggest win of his UFC career as Wonderboy is one of the toughest fighters to face because of his difficult Kickboxing fighting style.
Ranked possibly as a top FIVE UFC Welterweight now can fight the top 5 UFC Welterweights depending whose champion, Not injured, Coming off losses. Exciting fight options from Colby Covington, Leon Edwards, Gilbert Burns or Khamzat Chimaev.
I don’t want to select a third fight for him but ANY of the top 5 Welterweights will lead to Luque challenging for the UFC Welterweight Title.
Expect big things from Vicente Luque, Many great fights for him in the STACKED UFC Welterweight Division. Ends 2021 as a UFC Welterweight Title contender.