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UFC 265 Betting: Chiesa vs. Luque Picks, Previews, Game Analysis

Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque

The UFC 265 betting picks are flourishing online as several fighters enter the octagon to fight in their respective divisions. One of the most interesting fights is all set to take place between Michael Chiesa and Vicente Luque. Both fighters will clash in an anticipated welterweight division. This is all set to be a tough battle between two fighters that hold the fifth and sixth rank in the UFC. Chiesa will enter this battle after winning four straight fights. As for Luque, he won nine of his last 10 fights in the UFC. Both fighters have a solid MMA record and this is going to be a fight to remember.

UFC 265 Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque Betting Information

Date: Saturday, Aug 7, 2021
Time: 10:00 PM ET
Location: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
TV Coverage: Pay Per View

UFC 265 Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque Odds

Fighter ML
Michael Chiesa +140
Vicente Luque -160
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Michael Chiesa

Michael Chiesa, known as “Maverick” in the ring, is coming off a neat victory against Neil Magny. The 33-year-old fighter defeated Magny via unanimous decision. His last defeat was close to two years ago. Overall, he holds an incredible record of 18-4-0. Chiesa is known for his grappling and is averaging 3.6 takedowns per fight. With a strong defensive strategy, the “Maverick” has 11 submission wins and is all set to take on his opponent. When it comes to striking, Chiesa seems to be a bit low, but overall he has proved to be one of the best fighters in the UFC.

Vicente Luque

Vicente Luque has been impressive with his mixed martial arts with 11 knockouts and seven submission wins. Known as “The Silent Assassin” in the ring, he took out Tyron Woodley via 1st round submission. Luque is holding a 20-7-1 record and is ranked at No. 6. The 29-year-old fighter is strong on the feet and his attacking skills have been unmatched against several opponents. Luque has never been knocked out but is absorbing more than what he lands. His powerful strikes and technique have left opponents stunned.

Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque Betting Numbers

Chiesa Luque
Record 18-4-0 20-7-1
Last Fight Win Win
Country United States Brazil
Height 6’1″ 5’11”
Weight 170 170
Reach 75 75
Win by KO/TKO 0% 55%
Submissions 61% 35%
Decisions 39% 10%
Strikes Landed Per Minute 1.89 5.74
Striking Accuracy 40% 54%
Striking Absorbed Per Minute 1.71 5.78
Striking Defense 54% 52%
Takedown Average 3.60 0.66
Takedown Accuracy 52% 50%
Takedown Defense 68% 65%
Submission Average 0.90 0.90

Chiesa vs. Luque Summary

Both fighters have distinctive styles and they are strong in their own technique. Chiesa is a grappler while Luque is good with standing and striking. “Maverick” has experienced some of the top level fighters and that will add to his advantage. The online sportsbook predictions are in favor of Chiesa to win this epic battle.


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