UFC Welterweight Vicente Luque spoke out post-fight following an emphatic finish of Randy Brown at UFC Vegas 5. The hard-hitting 170-pounder had fighting words for one of the sport’s biggest draws in Nate Diaz following his victory. Not to mention, he has earned his shot at fighting the who’s who at Welterweight given his consistent performances inside the cage.
‘The Silent Assassin’ was largely dominant throughout his contest against a game opponent in Randy Brown. He managed to secure knockdowns on multiple occasions prior to the finishing sequence of the fight. Moreover, he has been managed to absorb significantly less damage as compared to his previous UFC outings.
The fan-friendly brawler spoke to the commentator’s bench and made his intentions clear in the weight class via ESPN MMA. With a statement victory over Brown, Luque may well be on his way to a potentially massive opportunity. 209’s second son has proven to be a marquee draw in the promotion leading to lucrative opportunities.
“I would call out the guy right under me, that is Nate Diaz. I think you know, he only wants super fights, but man if we’re gonna follow the rankings, I’m above him. So I think that would be a great fight. I got a lot of respect for that guy and I would love to fight him. Our style man, it would be a banger of a fight.”
The Stockton native is arguably one of the biggest fights currently available to fighters on the UFC roster. Following his outings against Conor McGregor, he has been able to boost his profile amongst casual fans. Not to mention, hardcore MMA fanatics have been endeared to the Diaz Brothers ever since their run in Strikeforce.
A match-up between the aforementioned 170-pound fighters would be fireworks on paper. Both elite fighters have an extensive boxing background, thus offering a sure-shot slugfest for MMA fans. Additionally, their durability will be another key narrative if a fight between the two were to materialize.
The MMA community will be awaiting a possible booking in the future as Nate Diaz is currently without a fight. With no viable option in sight, a scrap between two game brawlers is an enticing overview for fight fans.
Source: ESPN MMA Twitter
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