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Watch Kamaru Usman finish Gilbert Burns | UFC 261 free fight

Kamaru Usman made his third successful welterweight title defense against Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 earlier this year and earned a Performance of the Night bonus. Usman faces Jorge Masvidal …read more

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Vicente Luque explains why he will never fight Gilbert Burns

Vicente Luque and Gilbert Burns are both top-six welterweights, yet the two will never fight one another. Burns and Luque have been teammates and friends for years. Burns is coming …read more

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Colby Covington slams Kamaru Usman for suggesting he needs another win before a rematch

Colby Covington has slammed Kamaru Usman for saying he needs to get another win before getting a title shot. After Usman scored a third-round TKO over Gilbert Burns, many wondered …read more

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Opening odds released for Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson and Ciryl Gane vs. Alexander Volkov

The opening betting odds have been released for two future fights UFC: Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson and Ciryl Gane vs. Alexander Volkov. Burns vs. Thompson is set to take …read more

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UFC 264 Update: Gilbert Burns, Stephen Thompson to Meet on July 10

A pivotal welterweight showdown pitting Gilbert Burns against Stephen Thompson is on tap for UFC 264. …read more

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Burns vs Wonderboy added to Poirier-McGregor 3 undercard

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Who gets closer to another title shot? Gilbert Burns and Stephen Thompson have verbally agreed to face off in a …read more

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Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson targeted for UFC 264

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Gilbert Burns and Stephen Thompson could soon battle with their spots in the welterweight rankings on the line.
MMA Fighting confirmed …read more

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Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson agreed for UFC 264

A welterweight bout between no. 2 ranked Gilbert Burns and no. 5 ranked Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson has been verbally agreed upon to take place at UFC 264.

Burns is coming off …read more

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Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson booked for UFC 264 in July

A marquee welterweight matchup will go down this summer when former title challengers Gilbert Burns and Stephen Thompson meet at UFC 264.
Burns (19-4 MMA, 12-4 UFC) and Thompson (16-4-1 MMA, …read more

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UFC 260 Embedded, Episode 5: ‘I scanned his face, and at some moment, he was shaking’

The fifth episode of UFC 260 Embedded features Sean O’Malley’s ping-pong and Rubik’s Cube game, Vicente Luque as he works with Gilbert Burns in his hotel room and Francis Ngannou …read more

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Diggin’ Deep on UFC 260: Will Woodley’s downward spiral continue?

Tyron Woodley who fights Gilbert Burns at UFC Vegas 1 | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Dig into UFC 260’s main card, featuring former welterweight …read more

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Vicente Luque on cornering Gilbert Burns vs. friend Kamaru Usman: 'It was kind of intense'

Vicente Luque is as seasoned as they come, but there was nothing that could help him get ready for a teammate’s most recent fight.
Luque (18-7-1 MMA, 11-3 UFC) cornered friend …read more

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Colby Covington Blasts Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson & Gilbert Burns

Colby Covington doesn’t appear to be interested in fighting Stephen Thompson or Gilbert Burns. Covington, who has not fought since he TKO’d Tyron Woodley in the fifth round, has been …read more

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Till: Makhachev is ‘one of the best grapplers I have ever seen’

Darren Till pictured ringside for Gunnar Nelson vs. Gilbert Burns at UFC Fight Night 160. | Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports

Darren Till hails Islam Makhachev …read more

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Kamaru Usman, Gilbert Burns cross paths at Sanford MMA: “We’re going to see each other again soon, in the Octagon”

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and his latest opponent, Gilbert Burns, recently crossed paths at Sanford MMA in South Florida. For many years, Usman and Burns called themselves teammates at …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Claims He’s Fighting Kamaru Usman In September

Jorge Masvidal has revealed he will be rematching Kamaru Usman in September. After Usman beat Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 he called out Masvidal for a rematch. He was disappointed …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Claims He’s Fighting Kamaru Usman In September

Jorge Masvidal has revealed he will be rematching Kamaru Usman in September. After Usman beat Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 he called out Masvidal for a rematch. He was disappointed …read more

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Covington: Masvidal Is A Coward For Using False Six Days’ Notice Excuse

Colby Covington is joining Gilbert Burns in calling out Jorge Masvidal for citing his six days’ notice as a key reason behind his loss to Kamaru Usman at UFC 251. …read more

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If Gilbert Burns doesn’t get Colby Covington next, he wants Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson

After recently falling short to ex-teammate Kamaru Usman, Gilbert Burns has already put together his path back to a title shot. With the always outspoken former interim champ Colby Covington …read more

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Covington: Masvidal Is A Coward For Using False Six Days’ Notice Excuse

Colby Covington is joining Gilbert Burns in calling out Jorge Masvidal for citing his six days’ notice as a key reason behind his loss to Kamaru Usman at UFC 251. …read more

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Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal 2 reportedly “pretty close” to being made

Kamaru Usman will likely get his wish of fighting Jorge Masvidal next time out. After Usman scored a third-round TKO win over Gilbert Burns to defend his welterweight title he …read more

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Gilbert Burns continues to call out Colby Covington

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns continued to call out Colby Covington for his next fight after losing to Kamaru Usman at UFC 258. Burns was knocked out by Usman in …read more

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UFC 258 'Fight Motion': Kamaru Usman puts razor-sharp jab to work on Gilbert Burns

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman continued to reign supreme in his division last Saturday.
Usman (18-1 MMA, 13-0 UFC) notched his third successful title defense when he stopped Gilbert Burns in …read more

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Burns: Usman fight was ‘way different’ than our sparring sessions

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Gilbert Burns explains the difference between sparring and the real thing. 200-plus rounds of sparring didn’t prepare Gilbert Burns for …read more

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Video: Between the Links, Live Edition: Kamaru Usman stops Gilbert Burns, Masvidal callout, UFC 258 fallout, 170 pound puzzle, UFC Vegas 19, more

Between the Links returns for a special live edition following the UFC’s second PPV offering of 2021
Host Mike Heck is joined by reigning BTL champion, longtime MMA journalist Josh Gross …read more

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Posted on February 18, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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Gilbert Burns returns to the gym, receives “the best advice” from Robbie Lawler

Gilbert Burns is already back in the gym and receiving comeback advice from former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. Burns was in action in the main event of UFC 258 …read more

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Gilbert Burns explains how Kamaru Usman fight was “way different than our training sessions”

Gilbert Burns says his recent fight with UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman was “way different” than their previous sparring sessions. Burns and Usman trained together at Sanford MMA for many …read more

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Kamaru Usman Open To Move To Middleweight Under One Condition

Kamaru Usman is open to a move to middleweight. After Usman scored a third-round TKO win over Gilbert Burns at UFC 258, many said he cleared out his division and …read more

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Posted on February 18, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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Kamaru Usman Open To Move To Middleweight Under One Condition

Kamaru Usman is open to a move to middleweight. After Usman scored a third-round TKO win over Gilbert Burns at UFC 258, many said he cleared out his division and …read more

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Posted on February 18, 2021, 2:46 pm By
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Gilbert Burns believes there are two opponents who could get him right back to a title shot

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns has listed two potential opponents who could get him right back to a shot at the title. Burns fell short in his attempt to capture …read more

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Gilbert Burns undaunted by UFC 258 loss, says he'll be champion or die trying

With a few days to reflect upon his failed title bid at UFC 258, Gilbert Burns admits the loss still hurts but believes it has only increased his hunger to …read more

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Video: Will Kamaru Usman be the greatest welterweight ever?

Kamaru Usman’s performance against Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 was that sort that gets people talking about legacy.
For one thing, it was his third successful UFC welterweight title defense, which …read more

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Gilbert Burns on knockout loss to Kamaru Usman: “This is what happens when you are chasing greatness”

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns spoke about his loss to Kamaru Usman, saying, “this is what happens when you are chasing greatness.” Burns was knocked out by Usman in the …read more

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Colby Covington saw nothing special in 'chinny' Kamaru Usman's UFC 258 win over Gilbert Burns

Colby Covington was not impressed by UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman’s most recent win.
Usman (18-1 MMA, 13-0 UFC) notched his third successful title defense by stopping Gilbert Burns in the third …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Feb. 16: Kamaru Usman keeps climbing

Kamaru Usman’s performance during his third-round finish of Gilbert Burns in the main event of UFC 258 was so impressive, it kicked up a conversation on where he ranks among …read more

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Gilbert Burns issues positive statement after loss to Kamaru Usman: “I’ll be back!”

Gilbert Burns has issued a statement after his loss to UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. Burns, the UFC’s No. 1-ranked welterweight, challenged Usman for the welterweight strap in the main …read more

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Colby Covington Claims Kamaru Usman ‘Looks Like A Guy Really Primed To Get Knocked Out’

Colby Covington wasn’t impressed with Kamaru Usman’s performance at UFC 258. In the main event of the pay-per-view card, Usman scored a third-round TKO win over Gilbert Burns to defend …read more

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Colby Covington reacts to Kamaru Usman’s win over Gilbert Burns at UFC 258

Outspoken UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has shared his initial reaction to the recent Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns fight. Usman, the UFC welterweight champion, fought Burns, the No. 1-ranked …read more

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Colby Covington Claims Kamaru Usman ‘Looks Like A Guy Really Primed To Get Knocked Out’

Colby Covington wasn’t impressed with Kamaru Usman’s performance at UFC 258. In the main event of the pay-per-view card, Usman scored a third-round TKO win over Gilbert Burns to defend …read more

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Morning Report: Colby Covington reacts to UFC 258 main event: ‘That looks like a guy primed to get knocked out’

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On Saturday evening at UFC 258, Kamaru Usman overcame some early trouble to finish top-ranked contender Gilbert Burns and retain his …read more

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Triple Take: Which UFC welterweight is most likely to dethrone Kamaru Usman?

Kamaru Usman cemented his position as the UFC’s premier welterweight with a third-round TKO of No. 1 contender Gilbert Burns at UFC 258, and his reign of dominance at the …read more

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Jorge Masvidal responds to Kamaru Usman doing “big boy” business with Dana White: “I’m taking everything. What’s yours is mine.”

Jorge Masvidal is ready to rematch Kamaru Usman. After Usman scored a third-round TKO win over Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 to defend his belt he made a surprise callout …read more

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Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal rematch betting odds released

The betting odds have been released for a potential upcoming rematch between UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. Following his impressive knockout win over Gilbert Burns at UFC …read more

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Usman targeting TUF coaching gig vs. Masvidal

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Following his latest title defense against Gilbert Burns, it appears the UFC champ is eager to head up the upcoming …read more

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Posted on February 15, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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GSP Doesn’t Want Welterweight ‘Nightmare’

Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is quickly running out of title contenders, having already disposed of Jorge Masvidal, Colby Covington and most recently, Gilbert Burns.
Which may …read more

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Georges St-Pierre addresses potential UFC return to fight Kamaru Usman

After Kamaru Usman defeated former teammate Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 on Saturday, he was once again hit with the question of whether or not he would entertain fighting Georges …read more

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Sober play-by-play: What doesn’t kill Usman makes him jab stronger

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Kamaru Usman took the best Gilbert Burns had to offer at UFC 258, and jabbed his way …read more

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