Gilbert Burns not sold on Covington beating Masvidal

Colby Covington’s blood feud with Jorge Masvidal is legendary. I don’t throw that term around lightly. These former friends and teammates have been involved in a bitter and very public rivalry ramped up in the past few months. That’s because a fight between the two was finally announced and a date was set. March 5th … Read more

Schaub among those who think Chimaev is the answer to Usman

Khamzat Chimaev. A name that has popped up in UFC welterweight title contender discussions since his debut. The current welterweight champion is the incredibly talented Kamaru Usman who has his name in the greatest of all time discussions. It’s the perfect scenario of unstoppable force meeting an immovable object. A lot of if’s between now … Read more

Khamzat Chimaev Vs. Gilbert Burns In The Works For January

In a rematch of last year’s World Championships, the two top-ranked welterweights, Gilbert Burns and Khamzat Chimaev, will face off for what would be considered by bookmakers as an even match. The 25-year old mixed martial artist Khamzat Chimaev is close to booking his first top-five opponent and will take on Gilbert “Durinho” Burns in … Read more

Usman vs Burns UFC 256 fight postponed

Ouch. It is rare that you have a surging contender that poses a real threat to a champion. There have been plenty that got their shot but most of their eventual losses were foregone conclusions in the minds of fans. See Anderson Silva, Georges St-Pierre, and Fedor Emelianenko for examples. The ferocious title holders unafraid … Read more

Burns says he’s COVD19 free and ready for Usman

Finally some good news. Surging welterweight contender Gilbert Burns was pulled from UFC 251 meaning he lost some momentum and a shot at welterweight champion and teammate Kamaru Usman. The reason he was pulled was COVID-19 proving once again that no one is immune. I sympathize with what he had to go through. The roller … Read more

ODDS: Usman vs Burns UFC 251 odds

Teammates and friends will become rivals at UFC 251 in July. Number one welterweight contender Gilbert Burns will face off against current champion Kamaru Usman. Usman’s last fight was a last-minute TKO victory over former interim champion Colby Covington and Gilbert completely out classed Tyron Woodley earning him the shot. This very well may be … Read more