At UFC 260, Vicente Luque won the former championship in the first round. After that, he wanted to challenge BMF himself.
Unfortunately for Luke, Jorge Masvidal A rematch with the undisputed UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman has now been approved. Therefore, throw a wrench into the Brazilian plan.
“The fight I really wanted, Kamal took it,” Vicente Luke said in him. UFC 260 Post-Match Press Conference.. “I wanted to fight Masvidal. I think the fight is dangerous. Our style matches really well. So I also called Nate Diaz. I think our style fits perfectly. And if he’s interested in getting out of retirement, I’m not going to fight the top five. [opponent] To fight him [instead]..
“But my focus is at the top of the department, so I don’t know, Leon Edwards, [Stephen Thompson], Two guys who beat me, I love those rematches, but we’ll see. There are a lot of battles out there and now I definitely want a high level opponent. “
Vicenteruke’s perennial welterweight entertainer re-entered the UFC 260 joint main event. Perhaps recording his most notable career win in terms of name value, Luke won the first round submission via Darth Chalk after a chaotic bomb exchange with Tyron Woodley. Will do.
All but two of Luke’s last seven battles saw him awarded in the Battle of Honor at Night. Assuming he was able to pull Nate Diaz out of the twice-yearly break, this match would certainly likely bring more bonuses to each person.
However, despite the contrast of departmental hierarchies, it is no exaggeration to say that Luke is probably not a star big enough to accept the fight with him in Diaz’s opinion.
By defeating Woodley, Luke won three consecutive victories.
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