Vicente Luque is an American-born Brazilian professional MMA Fighter who currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is currently ranked in 6th position in the UFC Welterweight division. On April 16, 2022, Luque fought the current welterweight prospect Belal Muhammad. This was the main event of the night and was an even matchup. However, Luque lost the fight via unanimous decision.
Luque has fought 17 fights in UFC till April 16, 2022. Luque’s most notable win was against Tyron Woodley at UFC 260 on March 27, 2021. Luque won the fight via submission through D’Arce choke.
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Vicent Luque: Quick Facts
|Full name||Vicente Catta Preta Luque|
|Nickname||The Silent Assassin|
|Date of birth||27-November-1991|
|Birthplace||Westwood, New Jersey, United States|
|Father’s name||Pepe Luque|
|Mother’s name||Maria Aparecida|
|Height||5.11 feet (1.80 m)|
|Weight||77 Kg (170 pounds)|
|Body measurement||Under Review|
|Body type||Athletic body|
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe size||Under Review|
|Children name||Bento Luque|
|Net worth||$2 million|
|Profession||Mixed Martial Artist|
|Social media presence||Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter|
|Source of Income||Salary and Bonuses, endorsement, sponsorship, and merchandise|
|Last Updated||May 2022|
Vicente Luque was born on November 27, 1991 in Westwood, New Jersey, United States. Luque is born to a Chilean father and a Brazilian mother. His father’s name is Pepe Luque and his mother’s name is Maria Aparecida. His mother was raised in Chile and moved to the United States after getting married. At six, he moved to Brazil with his mother after his parents separated.
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He used to train in various forms of martial arts from a young age. At the age of three, he started training in karate. In Brazil, he continued training in karate until he was ten. Later, he trained in Muay Thai and Brazilian jiu-jitsu before moving to MMA in 2008. Vicente was promoted to black belt in both Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Luta Livre on the same day in 2021.
There is not much proper information about his education at the moment. However, Luque was raised trilingual, speaking Portuguese, Spanish and English. He studied primary school in Brazil.
More information about his education will be updated as soon as possible.
Vicente Luque Age, Height, Weight, Body Measurement
Vicente Luque was born on November 27 1991 and is currently 30 years old. He is 5 feet 11 inches tall or 180 cm tall and weighs around 77 kg or 170 lbs.
MMA fighter Luque body measurements and shoe size are under review and will be updated as soon as possible. Luque’s hair is dark brown, and his eyes are grey. Luque’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
- In 2009, Luque made his professional MMA debut.
- On June 27, 2009, Luque fought Andre Playboy at Fight Club 300. Luque won the fight via technical knockout in the first round.
- His next professional fight was against Pedro Borges Dos Santos at The Gladiators 2 on October 24, 2009. Luque won the fight via submission in the first round.
- He had his first professional loss at Captial Fight 2, on June 5, 2010, where he fought Felipe Portela. Portela submitted Luque via triangle armbar.
- His first career draw came against Rodrigo Medeiros at Shooto Brazil 18 on September 17, 2010.
- His next unfortunate loss came against Marcos Antonio Santana at the Jungle Fight 27. Luque lost the fight via split decision.
- On November 19, 2011, Luque fought Darlan Almeida at Demo Fight 6. Luque won the fight via submission in round one.
- In his next fight against Thiago Santo at Spartan MMA 2012, Luque won the fight via technical knockdown in the first round.
- His next loss came against Alfredo Souza at CPMMAF on August 4, 2012. Souza won the fight via split decision.
- On March 9, 2013, he fought against Yuri Moura on Capital Fight 5. Luque submitted Moura via anaconda choke.
- Luque won via technical knockout in his next fight against Marcelo Lisboa at the Capital Fight 5.
- His fourth loss came against Carlos Alexandre Pereira at the Smash Fight 2 on July 13, 2013. Pereira submitted Luque via arm-triangle choke.
- On June 21, 2014, Luque fought Paulistenio Rocha at Acai do Japa Fight. Luque won the fight via unanimous decision.
- On July 12, 2015, Luque made his UFC debut against Michael Graves at The Ultimate Fighter: Top Team vs. Blackzilinans Finale. Luque lost via unanimous decision.
- His next fight in the UFC came against Hayder Hassan at UFC on Fox: dos Anjos vs. Cowboy 2. Luque submitted Hassan via anaconda choke. This won him the Performance of the Night award.
- He fought Alvaro Herrera on July 7, 2016. Luque submitted Herrera via D’Arce choke.
- On September 24, 2016, Luque fought Hector Urbina at UFC Fight Night. Luque knocked out Urbina under the first minutes of the first round. This won him the Performance of the Night award.
- On November 12, 2016, Luque fought Belal Muhammad at the UFC 205. They were going to be long rivals after this fight. Luque won the fight via knockout in the first round.
- His second loss in the UFC came against Leon Edwards at UFC Fight Night on March 18, 2017.
- On October 28, 2017, he fought Niko Price at Fight Night. Luque won the fight via technical knockout.
- On May 19, 2018, Luque faced Chad Laprise at UFC Fight Night. Luque finished Laprise via knockout in round 1.
- Next, he fought Derrick Krantz at the UFC Fight Night. Luque dominated the fight and finished Krantz in the first round.
- On August 10, 2019, Luque fought Nike Perry. He won the fight via split decision.
- On November 2, 2019, at UFC 244, Luque fought Thompson in the welterweight. Thompson won via unanimous decision.
- This welterweight bout between Niko Price and Vicente Luque was set for UFC 249 on April 17, 2021. Luque won the fight via technical knockout.
- On August 1, 2020, Luque fought Randy Brown and won via knockout in round 2 of the fight.
- Luque faced Tyron Woodley on March 27, 2021, at UFC 260. Luque submitted Woodley in the first round.
- Vicente Luque and Michael Chiesa fought against each other at UFC 265: Lewis vs. Gane. On August 7, 2021, Luque submitted Chiesa in the first round via D’Arce choke.
- Luque fought Belal Muhammad at UFC as the main event of the night. The fight went to the distance, and Muhammad won via unanimous decision.
Vicente Luque vs. Stephen Thompson
On November 2, 2019, at UFC 244, Luque fought Thompson in the welterweight. They had an even matchup and both were going hard against each other. However, after three rounds, the bout went for the judge’s decision and Thompson won via unanimous decision. However, Luque showed that he is a good fighter in his fight.
Vicente Luque vs. Niko Price
This welterweight bout was set for UFC 249 on April 17, 2021. This was an important fight for both as the winner would get closer to the welterweight title. Luque won the fight via technical knockout.
Vicente Luque vs. Tyron Woodley
Luque faced Woodley in a Welterweight bout at UFC 269 on March 27, 2021. The fight was set for three rounds. Luque dominated the first round and submitted Woodley in the first round.
Vicente Luque vs. Michael Chiesa
Vicente Luque and Michael Chiesa fought against each other at UFC 265: Lewis vs. Gane. This event was held on August 7, 2021, at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, United States.
This was a quick fight for Luque as he submitted Chiesa in the first round via D’Arce choke.
Vicente Luque vs. Belal Muhammad
Coming from a four-win streak, Luque was looking unbeatable on the night at UFC in ESPN: Luque vs. Muhammad 2. However, Muhammad was willing to give a tough competition. The fight went to the distance and Muhammad won via unanimous decision.
Who is Vicente Luque Wife?
MMA fighter Vicente Luque is married to his love Carolina Silveira. The couple started dating back in 2014. In 2019, the couple tied the knot to each other and got married. On May 16 2019, they had they’re firstborn named Bento Luque.
Carolina Silveira is a photographer. There are no reports of her photography as a profession, but she shares her photography on Instagram.
Vicente Luque Net Worth
Luque’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million as of 2022. Luque earned $258,000 for his welterweight bout against Tyron Woodley at UFC 260. His highest earning from a fight came at UFC 265 against Belal Muhammad, which was $320,000. His base salary is around $90,000-$120,000. After bonuses and sponsorships he earns about $200,000- $300,000 a fight.
These are his earnings only from fighting in the octagon, he earns more through lucrative sponsorship deals and advertisements.
Vicente Luque Social Media
Twitter: 42.6k followers
Instagram: 138k followers