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Vicente Luque vs Joaquin Buckley. Fight prediction

Absolute Fighting Championship fighter in the welterweight category Vicente Luque will meet with Joaquin Buckley. Will the Brazilian be able to achieve success in the UFC on ESPN 54 fight in New Jersey on March 31 and what bets should he choose?

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Vicente Luque vs Joaquin Buckley

Vicente Luque

Vicente Luque is ranked 11th in the division rankings. Before Dana White joined the league in December 2015, the Brazilian played in local promotions, but did not achieve big victories. The Silent Assassin lost the last two out of three matches. In August 2023, he defeated his compatriot Rafael dos Anjos (unanimous decision). But before that he lost to the Americans Geoff Neal (knockout) and Belal Muhammad (unanimous).

The 32-year-old Luque has 22 wins (11 by knockout, three by decision, eight by submission) and nine defeats. Vicente is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Vicente Luque vs Joaquin Buckley

Joaquin Buckley

Joaquin Buckley previously competed in Bellator and Legacy Fighting Alliance, but never became a champion there. He joined the UFC in August 2020. In the strongest mixed martial arts championship on the planet, the American performs with varying degrees of success. New Mansa won the last two fights in a row. In May 2023, he defeated the Portuguese Andre Fialho (technical knockout) and then the American Alex Morono (unanimous).

The 29-year-old Buckley has 17 wins (12 by knockout, five by decision) and six losses.

Vicente Luque vs Joaquin Buckley facts

  • Victory for Luka by knockout - Luque has 11 wins by knockout.

Fight prediction

Bookmaker analysts found it difficult to name a clear favorite for the upcoming match. Everything is just like that. Both fighters are approximately equal in strength and with almost identical anthropometric data. In this situation, it is worth relying on experience. After a difficult victory in the last match, Luque is quite capable of building on his success in a fight with not the most formidable opponent.

Our prediction is Luka’s victory for 1.88 in Mostbet.

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