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Vicente Luque Breaks Down Potential Fight Between Teammates Kamaru Usman & Gilbert Burns

Vicente Luque knows Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns was always going to be a closer fight than Usman vs. Masvidal. Originally, Usman and Burns were scheduled to headline UFC 251 …read more

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Gilbert Burns says Colby Covington is “on his list”

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns says that a matchup against the always polarizing Colby Covington is “on his list.” Burns is the No. 1 contender at 170lbs and is scheduled …read more

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Gilbert Burns passes another COVID-19 test, cleared to corner at UFC on ESPN+ 31

Gilbert Burns missed out on his chance to take the belt from welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, but he won’t miss out on cornering teammate Vicente Luque at UFC on ESPN+ …read more

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Woodley analyzes Usman vs. Burns: ‘Gilbert’s gonna win that ground fight’

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Former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley breaks down the next 170-pound title fight between Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns. If there’s anyone that could credibly …read more

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Tyron Woodley Thinks Gilbert Burns Could Give Kamaru Usman Problems

Tyron Woodley wouldn’t be surprised if Gilbert Burns can cause issues for UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman. Woodley has competed against both Burns and Usman. “The Chosen One” lost both …read more

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Tyron Woodley lists advantages Gilbert Burns has over Kamaru Usman

Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley believes Gilbert Burns will pose some real problems for the division’s reigning king Kamaru Usman. Burns was originally expected to challenge Usman for the …read more

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Tyron Woodley explains why Gilbert Burns poses a big problem for Kamaru Usman

Tyron Woodley thinks Gilbert Burns has a chance to upset UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman.
Woodley (19-5-1 MMA, 9-4-1 UFC), the former 170-pound champ who lost his title to Usman, has …read more

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Gilbert Burns ‘very happy’ with negative COVID-19 test: ‘I can’t wait to fight for the title’

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Gilbert Burns has passed his follow up COVID-19 test.
The top ranked welterweight contender revealed the result via his Twitter page on Monday. While appearing …read more

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Gilbert Burns coronavirus free, will corner Luque on August 1st

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Gilbert Burns is now recovered from the coronavirus, and gunning for a shot at Kamaru Usman. Now recovered from the coronavirus, Gilbert Burns will …read more

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Gilbert Burns announces he’s “covid free”

On Monday afternoon, surging UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns announced that he has tested negative for COVID-19. Burns was expected to challenge Kamaru Usman for the UFC welterweight title at …read more

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Gilbert Burns is COVID-19 negative, clearing path to Kamaru Usman and UFC title shot

Gilbert Burns is now COVID-19 negative, clearing the way for a shot at UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman.
Usman was originally slated to defend his belt against Burns at UFC 251 …read more

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Davi Ramos on why it would be ‘pleasure’ to fight former teammate Gilbert Burns in octagon

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Gilbert Burns will get next shot at Kamaru Usman, Dana White confirms

UFC President Dana White has confirmed that No. 1 welterweight contender Gilbert Burns will get the next crack at the division’s champ Kamaru Usman. Usman and Burns were expected to …read more

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Edwards Would Smoke Not-Special Masvidal

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is expected to give Gilbert Burns the next crack at the 170-pound crown, currently worn by …read more

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Gilbert Burns says he “knew” Kamaru Usman would win a “boring” decision over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251

Gilbert Burns was not impressed with Kamaru Usman’s title defence against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251, calling it a “boring” decision. He has also responded to Leon Edwards’ hopes of …read more

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Unfiltered: Co-host Aljamain Sterling, Leon Edwards, Gilbert Burns, and Matt Serra from Fight Island

On today’s episode of UFC Unfiltered: Co-host Aljamain Sterling, Leon Edwards, Gilbert Burns, and Matt Serra from Fight Island
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Gilbert Burns expected Kamaru Usman to win ‘boring’ decision at UFC 251, scoffs at Leon Edwards asking for next title shot

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While, reportedly, around 1.3 million people watched UFC 251 on Saturday night, few had more interest in the main event than Gilbert Burns.
In the …read more

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Helwani's UFC welterweight plan: Gilbert Burns vs. Leon Edwards for No. 1 contender

Ariel Helwani breaks down the UFC’s loaded 170-pound division, including why Leon Edwards should be the next foe for top contender Gilbert Burns. …read more

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Felder To Come Off Broadcast Booth To Corner Gordon At UFC on ESPN 13

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COVID-19 has hit “Fight Island” pretty hard, with Gilbert Burns, Pedro Munhoz, and Mike Brown all being affected by the coronavirus, …read more

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Gilbert Burns, Leon Edwards get heated in push for next title shot after UFC 251

It appears to be a two-horse race for the next welterweight title shot after Kamaru Usman registered his second title defense on Saturday against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251.
With Usman …read more

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Leon Edwards and Gilbert Burns trade shots at each other over who should get the next title shot

UFC welterweight contenders Leon Edwards and Gilbert Burns traded shots at each other on social media over who should get the next title shot at 170lbs. In March, Edwards was …read more

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Kamaru Usman: Wants Jorge Masvidal again, but okay with Gilbert Burns next

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman successfully defended his belt at UFC 251 on Saturday night, but wasn’t satisfied. He could have done better.
At least, that’s how he portrayed his performance …read more

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Kamaru Usman shuts down Jorge Masvidal in UFC 251 main event

Welterweight champion Kamaru Usman was expecting to face Gilbert Burns in the UFC 251 main event on Saturday but Burns was forced out of the fight after testing positive to …read more

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Masvidal Sends Message To Young Fighters Ahead Of UFC 251: ‘Know Your Value’

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It may haven taken a Gilbert Burns positive COVID-19 test to get to this point, but Jorge Masvidal will finally get his first-ever UFC …read more

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UFC 251 predictions

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The UFC has mastered the art of falling up.
When top contender Gilbert Burns tested positive for COVID-19 last week, it should have spelled disaster …read more

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Preview! Masvidal Targets ‘Super Necessary’ Win Over Usman

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UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal will step in for Gilbert Burns — who popped for coronavirus — to battle Kamaru Usman for the 170-pound …read more

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Leon Edwards wants to fight “little weasel” Colby Covington or Gilbert Burns next

Leon Edwards is looking to get a fight with Colby Covington or Gilbert Burns next, this in hopes of earning a title shot. Edwards was supposed to headline UFC London …read more

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Gilbert Burns predicts Kamaru Usman will control Jorge Masvidal in 'boring fight' at UFC 251

Gilbert Burns doesn’t expect the UFC 251 headliner to live up to expectations.
UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman faces Jorge Masvidal in the main event this Saturday at Flash Forum in …read more

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Gilbert Burns reacts to Dana White’s announcement he will fight winner of Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns reacted to the news from UFC president Dana White that he will fight the winner of Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal. Burns was set to …read more

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Gilbert Burns fires back at ‘pot-smoking jerk’ Nate Diaz after ‘real fights’ tweet

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Gilbert Burns did not like what Nate Diaz had to say after he was forced out of UFC 251’s main event due to COVID-19. …read more

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Dana White says Gilbert Burns is next for Kamaru Usman-Jorge Masvidal winner

ABU DHABI – Gilbert Burns is next.
According to UFC president Dana White, Burns (19-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) will not lose his granted welterweight title shot. Being removed from UFC 251 …read more

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Burns says Usman vs. Masvidal will be ‘a very boring fight’

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Gilber Burns doesn’t think the UFC 251 main event will live up to the hype. Gilbert Burns can’t help but feel that the …read more

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Kamaru Usman: Jorge Masvidal’s UFC 251 contract shows ‘he’s out for himself’

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UFC welterweight champ Kamaru Usman acknowledges he’s probably in for a better payday fighting Jorge Masvidal over Gilbert Burns. As talented as the latter is, …read more

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Gilbert Burns thinks Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal will be ‘super boring’

Gilbert Burns isn’t expecting Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal to be a barn burner. Burns was supposed to challenge Usman for the UFC welterweight championship this Saturday night (July 11). …read more

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Dustin Poirier Says Jorge Masvidal Has Been Training For Kamaru Usman This Entire Time

Dustin Poirier says his teammate, Jorge Masvidal has been training for Kamaru Usman even when Gilbert Burns was booked for the title fight. Masvidal and Usman were expected to fight …read more

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Dana White Says Colby Covington Was Never Considered As UFC 251 Replacement

UFC president Dana White claims Colby Covington wasn’t an option to replace Gilbert Burns. Burns was scheduled to challenge UFC welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, on July 11. The title bout …read more

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Don't You ... Forget About Me!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was forced to bench Gilbert Burns after the Brazilian, who’s currently ranked No. 1 in the …read more

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Gilbert Burns says he could “beat the s**t” out of Nate Diaz, “even with the ‘rona”

No. 1 ranked UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns believes he could hand Nate Diaz a decisive loss in the Octagon, even if he’s infected with COVID-19. Burns was expected to …read more

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Gilbert Burns fires back at 'journeyman' Nate Diaz, says he'd beat him 'even with corona'

Gilbert Burns is pretty bothered by Nate Diaz’s recent comments about him.
After Jorge Masvidal initially failed to come to terms with the UFC, Burns (18-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) was announced …read more

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Dana White: Colby Covington was not in consideration to replace Gilbert Burns

UFC President Dana White claims Colby Covington was never in consideration to replace Gilbert Burns against Kamaru Usman in the UFC 251 main event. Until last weekend, Usman, the UFC …read more

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Morning Report: Gilbert Burns hopes Kamaru Usman wins at UFC 251: ‘If Masvidal wins, the things are gonna get crazy’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This Saturday, Gilbert Burns was scheduled to face Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title in the main event of UFC 251. But late last week, …read more

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Gilbert Burns blames positive COVID test on Florida reopening: 'People are not wearing masks'

Gilbert Burns remains in relatively good spirits considering everything that’s happened in the last few days.
Over the weekend, the Brazilian welterweight contender tested positive for COVID-19 and was immediately removed …read more

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Herbert Burns: Gilbert ‘cried so much’ after positive COVID-19 test

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Gilbert Burns’ brother says what was it like for his sibling to miss the biggest fight of his career so far. Gilbert Burns was …read more

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Gilbert Burns says the welterweight division will become a “circus” if Jorge Masvidal beats Kamaru Usman at UFC 251

Gilbert Burns believes Jorge Masvidal will make the welterweight division like a circus if he becomes the champion. In the main event of UFC 251, Usman is looking to defend …read more

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Munhoz Tests Positive For COVID-19, Out Of Frankie Edgar Fight

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And the hits just keep on coming. Just a few days after Gilbert Burns was forced out of the UFC …read more

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Gilbert Burns says he’s already “feeling better” after being infected by COVID-19

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns says he’s already “feeling better” after being infected by COVID-19, which knocked him out of UFC 251. Burns was set to fight Kamaru Usman for …read more

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Kamaru Usman Says He’ll Ragdoll Jorge Masvidal & ‘Beat His Ass’ At UFC 251

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman plans to put a beating on Jorge Masvidal. Usman was initially set to put his 170-pound gold on the line against Gilbert Burns. The bout …read more

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Kamaru Usman opens as massive favorite over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman was favored over original UFC 251 opponent Gilbert Burns, he is even more heavily favored over late replacement Jorge Masvidal.
Usman had been about -200 and …read more

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Jorge Masvidal didn’t get exactly what he wanted for UFC 251 contract, but got very close

The reason Gilbert Burns, not Jorge Masvidal, was originally in the UFC 251 main event opposite welterweight champion Kamaru Usman had little to do with rankings.
Of course, it made …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Burns’ UFC 251 exit allowed Masvidal to “get what he wanted” from UFC

Daniel Cormier believes Gilbert Burns withdrawing from his UFC 251 fight with Kamaru Usman opened the door for Jorge Masvidal getting what he wants from the UFC. Burns was expected …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Slams ‘Coward’ Kamaru Usman Ahead Of UFC 251

Jorge Masvidal isn’t buying that Kamaru Usman is suddenly about the “thug life.” Masvidal will be replacing Gilbert Burns in the main event of UFC 251. Burns was set to …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Is Pleased With UFC Deal Ahead Of Kamaru Usman Bout

Jorge Masvidal didn’t get exactly what he was asking for but he got pretty close. Masvidal is stepping in at UFC 251 to replace Gilbert Burns. “Durinho” tested positive for …read more

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Gilbert Burns issues scathing response to Nate Diaz following UFC 251 headliner diss

Gilbert Burns has fired back at Nate Diaz after the ‘Stockton Slugger’ suggested that fans now have a “real fight” in Jorge Masvidal vs. Kamaru Usman. Diaz was highly critical …read more

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UFC Releases Hype Video For Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal

Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal is official. Usman was set to put his UFC welterweight championship on the line against Gilbert Burns in the main event of UFC 251 on …read more

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Jorge Masvidal replaces Gilbert Burns to face Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 pending COVID-19 testing

Jorge Masvidal | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jorge Masvidal is getting his title shot.
The “BMF” champion will face welterweight champion Kamaru Usman (16-1) at UFC 251 next weekend at …read more

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Kamaru Usman reacts after Jorge Masvidal steps in on short notice to replace Gilbert Burns

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman will still be competing at next weekend’s UFC 251 event after Jorge Masvidal has agreed to step up on short notice. Yesterday evening unfortunate news …read more

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Kamaru Usman hints at potential fight with Jorge Masvidal

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman appears interested in fighting Jorge Masvidal now that his bout with Gilbert Burns has been scrapped. Yesterday evening news broke that Burns (19-3 MMA) had …read more

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Masvidal Just Got A COVID Test And My God Is He Fighting At UFC 251?

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

There’s definitely something going on behind the scenes following Gilbert Burns’ removal from his title fight with Kamaru Usman at UFC 251. Is Jorge …read more

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Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington say they’ll step in with Gilbert Burns out of UFC 251

Gilbert Burns was pulled from the UFC 251 main event opposite welterweight champion Kamaru Usman after testing positive for COVID-19. Fellow contenders Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington are each prepared …read more

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Volkanovski Doesn’t Believe Holloway’s ‘Zoom Training’ Story

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With Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns off UFC 251 following Burns’ positive test for COVID-19, the fight between featherweight champ Alexander Volkanovski and Max …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Reacts After Gilbert Burns Pulled From UFC 251 Due To Testing Positive For COVID-19

Jorge Masvidal has shared his thoughts on Gilbert Burns being forced out of UFC 251 due to him testing positive for COVID-19. For months now, it was expected Masvidal would …read more

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Gilbert Burns no longer playing with memes, believes “karma” played a role in UFC 251 removal

Streaking contender Gilbert Burns was expected to challenge Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title in the main event of UFC 251. Sadly that is no longer the case as earlier …read more

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Gilbert Burns comments on 'devastating' removal from UFC 251 after positive COVID-19 test

Gilbert Burns said he’s “not feeling well” in his first comment since news of his removal from the UFC 251 main event.
Burns (18-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) was pulled from his …read more

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Gilbert Burns reacts after being forced out of UFC 251 title fight due to Covid-19

Surging contender Gilbert Burns was expected to challenge Kamaru Usman for the promotions welterweight title in the main event of UFC 251. Unfortunately for fight fans, Burns (19-3 MMA) has …read more

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Colby Covington sends a message to Kamaru Usman after Gilbert Burns is forced out of UFC 251

Former UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington has reacted following news that Gilbert Burns will no longer be fighting Kamaru Usman at UFC 251. Earlier this evening news broke that …read more

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Jorge Masvidal reacts following news that Gilbert Burns is out of UFC 251 fight with Kamaru Usman

Jorge Masvidal took to social media shortly after news broke that Gilbert Burns has been forced out of his UFC 251 title fight with Kamaru Usman. Earlier this evening, MMAJunkie …read more

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BREAKING: Gilbert Burns Off UFC 251 Card Due To Positive COVID-19 Test

Fight fans will not be seeing a UFC welterweight title bout between champion Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns on July 11. Usman and Burns were scheduled to collide in the …read more

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Gilbert Burns tests positive for COVID-19, out of Kamaru Usman title bout

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UFC 251 has lost its main event. On a day filled with cancellations of fights slated for the UFC’s “Fight Island” series in Abu …read more

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UFC 251 headliner Gilbert Burns tests positive for COVID-19, pulled from event

Welterweight title challenger Gilbert Burns is out of the UFC 251 main event after testing positive to COVID-19.
Burns (19-3) was supposed to fight champion Kamaru Usman (16-1) next weekend at …read more

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Gilbert Burns tests positive for COVID-19, pulled from UFC 251 main event against Kamaru Usman

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Gilbert Burns has been knocked out of the UFC 251 main event against welterweight champion Kamaru Usman after testing positive for COVID-19.
According to multiple sources …read more

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Burns Tests Positive For COVID-19, Removed From UFC 251

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“Fight Island” just received its biggest blow as welterweight contender Gilbert Burns has tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of his title fight against champion …read more

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Gilbert Burns tests positive for COVID-19, out of UFC 251 headliner vs. Kamaru Usman

UFC 251’s main event has been derailed by the coronavirus, as welterweight challenger Gilbert Burns has tested positive for COVID-19 and is out of his bout with champion Kamaru Usman.
MMA …read more

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The Humble One Wants Two More Fights In 2020

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is not dwelling on his recent loss to top contender Gilbert Burns and …read more

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Tyron Woodley ready to “get back on the grind”, targets two more fights in 2020

Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is aiming to fight twice more in 2020 following his loss to Gilbert Burns last month. Woodley, who lost the Welterweight Championship to Kamaru …read more

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Video: Kamaru Usman exchanges brutal body shots with Justin Gaethje ahead of UFC 251 title fight

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is in the thick of his preparation for his UFC 251 title defense against Gilbert Burns, and he seems to be putting in some hard …read more

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Burns disagrees with Masvidal on fighter pay, ‘happy’ with UFC 251 purse

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Gilbert Burns is satisfied with how much he will make to fight Kamaru Usman for the title on July 11. Gilbert Burns will not …read more

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Gilbert Burns believes Jorge Masvidal could learn from Khabib, Cormier, GSP

Gilbert Burns feels Jorge Masvidal is employing the wrong strategy as he seeks to improve the pay he receives from the UFC. Masvidal was expected to receive a shot at …read more

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Jorge Masvidal Says Gilbert Burns Took Least Amount Of Money Possible For UFC Title Bout, Burns Responds

Jorge Masvidal claims that Gilbert Burns took the lowest amount of money possible for a UFC title bout and “Durinho” has responded. Masvidal was initially set to receive the next …read more

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Jorge Masvidal claims Gilbert Burns is getting the “lowest possible money” for title fight

Jorge Masvidal says Gilbert Burns is getting the lowest possible amount of money for his upcoming welterweight title fight with champion Kamaru Usman. Masvidal was widely expected to be the …read more

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Gilbert Burns responds to Masvidal’s claim he accepted “lowest money possible to fight for a title”

Gilbert Burns has responded to a recent claim from Jorge Masvidal surrounding his payment for his UFC 251 title fight with Kamaru Usman. Masvidal was widely expected to be the …read more

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Gilbert Burns ‘happy’ with pay for UFC 251, Jorge Masvidal claims he took ‘lowest money possible’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

When Gilbert Burns was offered the opportunity to face Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title at UFC 251, he didn’t hesitate to say yes. But …read more

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Gilbert Burns details recent gym encounter with Kamaru Usman: “It was a bit weird”

Gilbert Burns is set to challenge Kamaru Usman for the UFC welterweight title at UFC 251. The pair are not only the two best welterweights on earth, but long-time teammates. …read more

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Kamaru Usman changes camps ahead of UFC 251 title defense against teammate Gilbert Burns

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is dealing with a unique set of circumstances ahead of his second title defense.
Usman (16-1 MMA, 11-0 UFC) takes on longtime teammate Gilbert Burns in …read more

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Gilbert Burns details awkward run-in with Kamaru Usman, coach Henri Hooft’s stance on teammate matchup

Gilbert Burns will challenge Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title in the main event of UFC 251 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Gilbert Burns says “it’s time to get …read more

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Kamaru Usman Changes Camps Ahead Of UFC 251 Title Bout

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman is switching things up ahead of his next title defense. Usman is set to put his welterweight title on the line against Gilbert Burns in …read more

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Usman Switches Camps Ahead Of UFC 251

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Current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, has made a drastic change ahead of his title fight against Gilbert Burns on July 11, …read more

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Kamaru Usman changes gyms ahead of his title fight against teammate Gilbert Burns

Kamaru Usman will not be training with his longtime coach, Henri Hooft and at his longtime gym Sanford MMA for his upcoming fight. Usman is set to defend his welterweight …read more

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Kamaru Usman Changes Camps Prior to UFC 251 Title Defense

Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns have trained together for years, but that won’t be an issue leading into their welterweight championship bout at UFC 251. …read more

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Usman changes camp ahead of title defense

Kamaru Usman has moved his camp from Florida to Denver ahead of his fight against longtime teammate Gilbert Burns. …read more

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Gilbert Burns wants Conor McGregor booted from UFC rankings

Top UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns wants former two-division champ Conor McGregor bounced from the official UFC rankings. McGregor, who previously held the UFC featherweight and lightweight titles, is riding …read more

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UFC 251 Poster Drops For ‘Usman Vs Burns’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will ask reigning welterweight champion Kamaru Usman to defend his 170-pound strap against red-hot division contender Gilbert Burns in the upcoming UFC 251 pay-per-view …read more

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UFC 251 poster released

Kamaru Usman (pictured) defends his welterweight championship against Gilbert Burns in the main event of UFC 251 in Abu Dhabi on July 12 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos makes prediction for Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns fight

Long-time UFC welterweight contender Rafael dos Anjos has made his prediction for the upcoming welterweight title fight between Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns. Usman, the UFC welterweight champion, holds a …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos picks Gilbert Burns to dethrone champ Kamaru Usman at UFC 251

Rafael dos Anjos is picking Gilbert Burns to upset UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman.
Usman faces fast-rising contender and teammate Burns on July 11 in the main event of UFC 251. …read more

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Jorge Masvidal: UFC's 11th hour title shot offer was 'take it or leave it'

Jorge Masvidal has confirmed UFC officials made a final attempt to have him challenge Kamaru Usman for the welterweight title at UFC 251 before shifting gears to Gilbert Burns.
Masvidal (35-13 …read more

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Dana White indicates Cynthia Calvillo in UFC title mix, makes Gilbert Burns comparison

UFC president Dana White was impressed with Cynthia Calvillo’s performance Saturday.
At UFC on ESPN 10, Calvillo (9-1-1 MMA, 6-1-1 UFC) defeated former women’s flyweight title challenger Jessica Eye in a …read more

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Dana White ‘not surprised’ Jorge Masvidal chose to forego title fight: ‘He’s very much like the Diaz brothers’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Dana White is not surprised that Gilbert Burns is fighting for the welterweight title over Jorge Masvidal.
The UFC president announced on Tuesday that Burns …read more

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Twitter Mailbag: On UFC fighter pay, Gilbert Burns a bigger threat than Jorge Masvidal?, and more

Questions on your mind about recent happenings in MMA or the sport in general? MMA Junkie’s Twitter Mailbag is here – and this week it’s @DannySeguraTV to answer:

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