Vicente ‘The Silent Assassin’ Luque stops by to speak with Bloody Elbow’s Shakiel Mahjouri ahead of his co-main event slot at UFC Uruguay, aka UFC on ESPN+ 14. Luque admits he was expecting more trash talk from his opponent Mike Perry and still welcomes it. He also praised the skills of Leon Edwards, broke down the complicated nature of the welterweight division, also revealed how a move to Brazil shifted his MMA career into overdrive and more...
- 0:25 - Expectations about Mike Perry’s trash talk
- 1:29 - Expectations for the UFC Uruguay staredown
- 2:22 - Importance of a slowburn up the UFC rankings
- 4:00 - The tipping point from failure to success
- 6:22 - Breaking down the complicated welterweight division
- 8:20 - Examining past opponent Leon Edwards
- 9:45 - Biggest advantage over Mike Perry
- 10;24 - How moving to Brazil fostered Vicente Luque’s MMA career
- 11:50 - Life as the son of a martial artist
- 13:38 - Predicting a knockout of Mike Perry
Vicente can be followed on twitter - @VicenteLuqueMMA, on instagram - luquevicente, or on facebook - vicentecpluque; for more on his fight history check out his pages at Tapology.com, UFC.com or his Wikipedia.
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Here's a look at the complete fight card as it stands as of Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, bout order subject to change:
UFC on ESPN+ 14 MAIN CARD | 7PM CDT
125 lbs - Valentina Shevchenko (17-3) vs Liz Carmouche (13-6)
170 lbs - Vicente Luque (16-6) vs Mike Perry (13-4)
145 lbs - Luiz Garagorri (11-0) vs Humberto Bandenay (14-6)
205 lbs - Volkan Oezdemir (15-4) vs Ilir Latifi (14-6)
185 lbs - Rodolfo Vieira (5-0) vs Oskar Piechota (11-1)
145 lbs - Enrique Barzola (15-4) vs Bobby Moffett (14-4)
ESPN+ PRELIMS | 4PM CDT
265 lbs - Ciryl Gane (3-0) vs Raphael Pessoa Nunes (9-0)
115 lbs - Tecia Torres (10-4) vs Marina Rodriguez (11-0)
125 lbs - Rogerio Bontorin (15-1) vs Raulian Paiva (18-2)
155 lbs - Alex da Silva (20-2) vs Rodrigo Vargas (11-2)
135 lbs - Geraldo de Freitas (12-4) vs Chris Gutierrez (13-3)
170 lbs - Gilbert Burns (15-3) vs Alexey Kunchenko (20-0)
125 lbs - Veronica Macedo (5-3) vs Polyana Viana (10-3)
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