UFC on ESPN 34: Luque vs Muhammad 04/16/2022 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship made a good impression to start the month and will follow it up with UFC on ESPN 34. This event returns to the UFC Apex located in Las Vegas, Nevada this coming Saturday, April 16. Pay Per View and UFC Fight Pass are the best ways to experience the matches at home. Vicente Luque is going to be fighting in the main event with the hopes to climb up to the top four rankings in the welterweight division. He will be going up against Belal Muhammad who is currently ranked 6th as this will be the second time both fighters compete against each other. It is seen by UFC fight odds that Vicente Luque will be the best pick to win against Belal Muhammad.
UFC on ESPN 34: Luque vs Muhammad 04/16/2022
|When:||Saturday, April 16, 8:30 PM ET|
|Where:||UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada|
|TV:||Pay Per View|
|Stream:||UFC Fight Pass|
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UFC on ESPN 34: Luque vs Muhammad 04/16/2022 Odds
Vicente Luque is a 30-year-old fighter and he came all the way from Brasilia Federal District in Brazil to be in this fight. He has been training at the Cerrado MMA fight stable and will represent them in the main event. Luque goes by the ring name “The Silent Assasin” and he is a five-foot-eleven welterweight fighter. His professional record is now at 21-7 and those victories are divided into 11 knockouts, eight submissions, and two decisions. Heading to this bout, Luque is on a momentum winning his last four fights since losing to Stephen Thompson. Among the fighters he defeated were Michael Chiesa, Tyron Woodley, Randy Brown, and Niko Price.
Belal Muhammad has an interesting moniker as “Remember the Name” and he hails from Chicago, Illinois in the United States. He has been training hard at the Roufusport MMA fight stable. Muhammad is coming to this match as a 33-year-old five-foot-ten welterweight fighter and he only lost thrice in 23 bouts. 15 of his wins came from decisions while also owning four knockout wins. This fighter has not lost a fight in his last seven bouts. The last time that he fought Vicente Luque was way back in November 2016 and he got knocked out in the first round after 89 seconds.
Luque vs Muhammad Betting Numbers
|Record||21-7-1||20-3-0 (1 NC)|
|Win by KO/TKO||38%||5%|
|Win by Submission||10%||75%|
|Strikes landed per minute||54%||43%|
|Striking absorbed per minute||5.67||3.61|
Luque vs Muhammad Betting Picks
There have been a lot of events that occurred since both fighters encountered each other. Belal Muhammad has been actively fighting since then but even with the momentum, he is seen as the underdog pick in the best online sportsbook against Vicente Luque. This should end with the second round with Luque knocking out Muhammad.