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Luque vs Price 05/09/2020 UFC Previews, Betting Predictions and Analysis

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Luque vs Price 05-09-2020 UFC Previews Betting Predictions and Analysis

Luque vs Price 05/09/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is holding its first fight card in almost two months with a stacked UFC 249 event. These matches will happen in a closed-door venue in Jacksonville, Florida but fans can get to watch the matches through Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass. The Main Event will feature two title fights. Tony Ferguson and replacement fighter Justin Gaethje will battle for the interim lightweight championship since Khabib Nurgamomedov can’t make it to the USA. The other is the returning Dominick Cruz challenging Henry Cejudo for the bantamweight championship. The preliminary card also includes interesting bouts and one of them is a welterweight battle between Vicente Luque and Niko Prince. Both fighters re expected to put on a good show but UFC Betting Odds favor Luque over Prince.

Luque vs Price 05/09/2020

When: Saturday, May 9, 6:30 PM ET
Where: VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

Luque vs Price 05/09/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Vicente Luque -275 Niko Price +215

Main Card

Vicente Luque

Vicente Luque is a 28-year-old welterweight fighter that fights out of Cerrado MMA and hails from Brasilia, Federal District in Brazil. “The Silent Assassin” stands at 5-foot-11 and carries a professional MMA record of 17 wins and seven losses. Nine of his victories came from knockouts while six are submissions. Luque has been in the UFC since July 2015 and he lost his debut via unanimous decision against Michael Graves. He then went on to a four-fight winning streak before tasting his second UFC loss against Leon Edwards in March 2017. The Brazilian fighter had an impressive six-fight winning streak leading to his last bout against Stephen Thompson in UFC 244 which resulted in a loss through a unanimous decision.

Niko Price

Niko Price is a professional MMA fighter that hails from Cape Coral, Florida and fights out of Futures MMA. The 30-year-old fighter stands at six-flat and weighs at 170 lbs. “The Hybrid” currently owns a 14-3 record and ten of his fights came from knockouts. Price came into the UFC as an undefeated fighter from Fight Time MMA. He got the first taste of competition during UFC 207 and won against Brandon Thatch through an arm-triangle choke. He already had 10 fights in the UFC and won seven of the. In 2019, “The Hybrid” had three fights. His first one was against Tim Means which he won via first-round knockout but lost against Geoff Neal through a knockout as well. He made his winning comeback in October 2019 after knocking down James Vick through a vicious upkick.

Luque vs Price Betting Numbers

Record 17-7-1 14-3-0 (1 NC)
Last Fight Loss Win
Country Brazil United States
Height 5′ 11″ 6′ 0″
Weight (lbs) 170 170
Reach (inches) 75 76
Win by KO/TKO 53% 71%
Win by Submission 35% 21%
Decisions 12% 7%
Strikes landed per minute 5.18 3.06
Striking accuracy 53% 34%
Striking absorbed per minute 5.34 4.46
Striking defense 51% 51%
Takedown average 0.82 1.08
Takedown accuracy 50% 23%
Takedown defense 64% 61%
Submission average 1 1.3

Luque vs Price Betting Picks

These fighters are both in their primes and have a bright career ahead in the UFC. However, Best Sportsbook puts their faith in Luque to win this match against Price. Expect this fight to be short with Luque winning via knockout in the second round.