Vicente Luque

Vicente Luque 2023: Net Worth, Record, Wife, Salary, and Endorsements

Most UFC fans would agree that its Welterweight division is one of the most competitive ones. But the known UFC Welterweight, Vicente Luque, has managed to make a name for himself among the other insanely skilled fighters in his division. With a collection of impressive wins over noted UFC Welterweights like, Tyron 'T-Wood' Woodley and Bryan Barberena, Luque is currently gearing up to take on the noted UFC star, Rafael dos Anjos, at UFC Vegas 78 scheduled for 12 August 2023.

Vicente Luque: Net worth and salary 2023

Currently, in the eighth year of his UFC tenure, Luque has also amassed quite a significant amount of riches. As of 2023, 'The Brazilian-American' reportedly holds a net worth of about $2M. His biggest paycheck came from his fight against Tyron Woodley in March 2021, where he made a whopping $257,000 entirely. 'The Silent Assassin' earned the highest salary of his career for his UFC Vegas 59 bout against Geoff Neal, which stood at $100,000.

Vicente Luque's Wife

Although Luque hasn't talked much about his relationship status, his social media accounts reveal that he is currently married to Carolina Silveira, who is a professional photographer. 'The Brazilian American's' wife also showcases her work through an Instagram account named 'carolsilveira_photos'.

She also runs her own website named 'www.carolsilveira.com' to promote her snapshots. Silveira was born and brought up in the Brazilian capital, Brasilia. Her mother's name is Terezinha Silveira and she also has a brother named Daniel, who currently works as a computer scientist in Brazil.

The couple reportedly began dating at around 2009. But, their relationship came into the limelight in 2014 after Silveira started uploading their snaps on her own Instagram account named 'carolsilveira'. The couple decided to tie the knot in 2019 after almost dating for a decade.

They also had their first child in the year 2021 and named him Bento. He adorns a number of snaps on both of his parents' Instagram accounts. The pair has also been well into social work with their organization 'The Silent Project'. This initiative's main goals are to influence teenagers' lives and help kids all over the world through talks, seminars, workshops, and donations.

Vincente Luque: Record

Luque showcased super prowess right from the early days of his professional MMA career. He amassed a record of 7-4-1 while competing in various promotions in Brazil. However, he made his entry into the UFC with the finale of 'The Ultimate Fighter 21' against Michael Graves on 12 July 2015.

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As of now, he has put up a display of his superb skills several times to amass a UFC record of 14-5. Hence, 'the Brazilian American' currently possesses an overall professional MMA record of 21-9-1.

Vincente Luque: UFC Career

Fights

Luque made his UFC debut in December 2015 at UFC on FOX: Dos Anjos vs. Cowboy 2, where he avenged his loss against Hayder Hassan, which he suffered in the semi-finals of 'The Ultimate Fighter 21'.

He then claimed three back-to-back wins before suffering a loss against?Leon Edwards?at UFC Fight Night: Manuwa vs. Anderson. Following that, 'The Silent Assassin' claimed six back-to-back victories before suffering another loss against?Stephen Thompson at UFC 244. 'Wonderboy' showcased his domination in the fight and earned a rightful unanimous decision victory over Luque.

Since then, the currently #10 ranked UFC Welterweight has won four and lost 2 out of his six fights. Although his victories also contain a win over the former UFC Welterweight king, Tyron Woodley. The two consecutive losses in his two previous outings against Belal Muhammad and Geoff Neal might have him desperate for a victory against 'RDA' on 12 August.

Injury

Luque suffered a gruesome injury during his UFC Vegas 59 bout against Geoff 'Handz of Steel' Neal on 6 August 2022. The Nevada Athletic Commission termed it as a "brain bleed" and suspended him from competing after that bout. Neal landed a number of strong blows on Luque's temple causing this gruesome injury.

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On 25 July, 2023, 'MMA Junkie' reported that Luque had been cleared by the NAC to compete inside the octagon once more. He will be taking on dos Anjos at UFC Vegas 78 after a long timeout of a full year from competing.

Vicente Luque: Fighting Style

Luque is one of those fighters who is good both on the feet and on the ground. In his professional MMA career, he has claimed 11 T/KO and 7 Submissions victories. He is known for his fearless and strike-heavy style of fighting.

Vicente Luque: Achievements

Luque has won the coveted 'Fight of The Night' award a total of four times in his entire UFC career. Moreover, 'The Silent Assassin' is a brown belt in Jiu-Jitsu and a purple belt in Luta Livre. He is also the?champion?of the Brazilian Amateur Kickboxing Cup in 2009.

Vicente Luque: Endorsements

There are no reports revealing Luque's endorsements. However, it has been reported that he earns quite a healthy amount by promoting various brands through his Instagram profile.

Kill Cliff FC, Brasilia Luta Livre, and Pump Supplements are some brands that Luque has endorsed to date.

NicknameThe Silent Assassin
Age31
Born11-27-1991
NationalityBrazilian
ResidenceWestwood, United States
Height5' 11"
Reach75"
Leg Reach38"
Trains AtBlackzilians - Boca Raton, Florida
Weight/Division170 lbs / Welterweight
MMA Record21-9-1
Current Streak2 losses in 2 previous fights
Net Worth$2M
EndorsementsKillCliff FC, Pump Supplements etc.
Marital StatusMarried
Wife NameCarol Silveira Luque
Kids1, Bento Luque

 

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