Vicente Luque has an enormous alternative forward of him.
Within the co-main occasion of UFC 260, Luque is about to battle former welterweight champion, Tyron Woodley. It’s one other step up in competitors for Luque who got here up brief in opposition to Stephen Thompson at UFC 244.
Though Tyron Woodley enters this combat on a three-fight dropping streak, Luque is aware of he can’t overlook him. The previous champ misplaced to the champion and the top-two contenders at welterweight and was additionally coaching for 5 rounds. On this combat, the Brazilian is anticipating Woodley to be extra aggressive and harmful.
“I all the time prepare for the worst scenario. I feel a man coming off three losses [and] having all people doubting him goes to be mad,” Luque stated to Fightful. “He’s going to be coaching like loopy and seeking to destroy his subsequent opponent. That’s what I see in Woodley. I feel he’s going to go in there and attempt to get me out of that cage as quickly as he can. Come out actually aggressive. It’s going to be a three-round combat. That’s one thing to take a look at. I feel he held again in 5 rounds. Possibly he apprehensive about getting drained. It’s onerous for me to look previous a man that was a champion. Look previous a man that did what he did. Although he didn’t look that nice in his final fights.”
Vicente Luque enters this combat on a two-fight profitable streak as he TKO’d Niko Worth and knocked out Randy Brown. If he can beat Tyron Woodley, it will be the most important win of his profession and will get him a top-five opponent subsequent outing. Nevertheless, earlier than he may even consider that, he must beat Woodley, who he expects to be very harmful on Saturday evening.
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