UFC 265: Champion Kamaru Usman desires to face Vicente Luque- ‘We might be dancing soon’: UFC 265 live brought welterweight champion Kamaru Usman into the recent conversations after he expressed interest in matching himself against Vicente Luque. Following a dramatic submission win over Michael Chiesa, Luque could raise his status in the 170 lbs division. Although it wasn’t an easily earned win, the 6th ranked welterweight fighter still allured the divisional kingpin.
UFC 265 reflected umpteen thriller bouts, including Michael Chiesa vs Vicente Luque. That said, Chiesa almost submitted his rival, when we saw the tables turn quickly. After several failed attempts at choking out Luque, Chiesa fell prey to his opponent’s antic and found himself locked in a rear-naked choke. While it was his plan to choke out Luque initially, a reverse scenario took out Chiesa from the competition.
Hence, Kamru Usman shed his views on social media and hailed Vicente Luque for his impeccable showdown at UFC 265. In the aftermath of the fight, Luque passed a respectful callout towards Usman which the champion couldn’t avoid responding to.
You looked great my man we might be dancing soon 👏🏿👊🏿 #ufc265
— KAMARU USMAN (@USMAN84kg) August 8, 2021
Meanwhile, Luque might have to prove his worth a few more times, before receiving a shot at the welterweight gold. As of now, Kamaru Usman is scheduled to defend his title against Colby Covington. There are several more fighters, waiting to get their chance at Usman. Hence, Luque needs to compliment his UFC 265 win with more victories to bag the fight.
Kamaru Usman and UFC 265 aftermath
Usman vs Luque can be an interesting fight. Looking at the American’s ground and ground skills, it seems he can offer a tough challenge against Usman. Nevertheless, ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ has been flawless in his UFC career by now. Although many believe that Colby Covington can beat him in the rematch, a reverse outcome can cement Kamaru Usman as one of the all-time greatest welterweight fighters.
Besides, Usman’s invisible form will not allow any other fighter to gran the 170 lbs gold. Hence, Vicente Luque shall already prepare himself for the bout. So, that he gets be ready for every adversity inside the cage.