UFC 296: Edwards vs. Covington is scheduled to take place on Saturday, December 16, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Vicente “The Silent Assassin” Luque will take on Ian “The Future” Garry in the Welterweight Bout. You can view the full UFC 296 card.
Luque brings a unique orthodox fighting stance with an 75″ reach. In contrast, Garry, an orthodox fighter, stands with a 74″ reach. These variations in their styles can have a significant impact inside the Octagon.
With a 52% striking accuracy, Luque has shown his precision in landing significant strikes, averaging around 5.17 per minute. On the other hand, Garry boasts a 56% striking accuracy, landing approximately 6.67 significant strikes per minute.
In this post, we will break down Vicente Luque vs. Ian Garry matchup. Let’s take a look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats, and more below ⤵
The 32-year-old, Vicente Luque is coming in with a 22-9-1 record. Luque will be fighting for the first time since a win via unanimous decision against Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Dos Anjos in August.
Garry, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win against Neil Magny on August 12, 2023, at UFC 292: Sterling vs. O’Malley and holds a 13-0-0 record.
|Vicente Luque||vs.||Ian Garry|
Vicente Luque has a orthodox fighting stance with an 75″ reach. The 26-year-old Ian Garry is an orthodox fighter with a 74″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand. The southpaw fighter is the opposite. Southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed; if you are left-handed, you fight southpaw.
Vicente Luque stats
→ Luque’s striking accuracy is 52%.
→ Luque lands 5.17 significant strikes per minute.
→ Luque’s takedown accuracy is 60%.
→ Luque’s takedown average is 1.04 per 15 minutes.
→ Luque’s takedown defense is 62%.
Luque comes in with 52% striking accuracy, typically landing about 5.17 significant strikes every minute. Conversely, Garry fires at 56% accuracy, landing about 6.67 significant strikes per minute. Vicente Luque also has a 60% takedown accuracy and, on average, gets around 1.04 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Garry’s 0.67 takedowns and 69% takedown accuracy.
Ian Garry stats
→ Garry’s striking accuracy is 56%.
→ Garry lands 6.67 significant strikes per minute.
→ Garry’s takedown accuracy is 75%.
→ Garry’s takedown average is 0.67 per 15 minutes.
→ Garry’s takedown defense is 69%.
Ian spent, on average, 11:13 minutes in the Octagon, and Vicente has an average fight time of 10:07 minutes.
Considering their records, fighting styles, and recent performances, this matchup looks to be an intriguing clash of skills and strategies. Who will come out victorious, Vicente or Ian? Sound off in the comments.
|UFC 296: Edwards vs. Covington|
|December 16, 2023|
|Las Vegas, Nevada, USA|
|Vicente Luque vs. Ian Garry|