after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage, Luque wins dos Anjos

after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage, Luque wins dos Anjos

Vicente Luque annulled Rafael dos Anjos on the main card of the UFC by unanimous decision of the judges; athlete was out for a year to treat a cerebral hemorrhage

Last Saturday, the 12th, Vincent Luque got the better of Rafael dos Anjos at the UFC Vegas 78, in a main card fight. The Brazilian returned to action against his countryman in style, with the judges unanimously deciding in his favor. The duel was marked by comings and goings in five rounds.

Luque stayed out of the Octagon for a year to treat a brain hemorrhage he suffered. The 31-year-old welterweight fighter admitted that he was nervous to face his compatriot due to what happened to him in 2022. The ‘Silent Assassin’, as he is known, got emotional when analyzing his return and spoke of a miracle.

“I’m a cold guy, but I’m emotional right now. It’s a miracle I’m here. A lot of people don’t know what happened to me. I’m not afraid of anything, but I was afraid of never doing this (fight) again. I beat a former champion at his own game in five rounds.”declared Lucas.

“The strategy was to do everything, I was ready for everything. In the first round, he was afraid of being hit, he hadn’t fought in a year. I’m looking at the top of the category. I want to improve and evolve every day”completed.

Source: sportbuzz

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