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Coach Henri Hooft confident he and Gilbert Burns can solve 'Wonderboy' puzzle at UFC 264

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – Sanford MMA coach Henri Hooft thinks Gilbert Burns has a lot more to give despite falling short in his UFC title pursuit.
Since moving up to 170 …read more

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Gilbert Burns likes challenge of striking with Stephen Thompson at UFC 264

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – Gilbert Burns is captivated by the challenge of striking with Stephen Thompson at UFC 264.
Does that mean Burns (19-4 MMA, 12-4 UFC) will only try to …read more

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Kamaru Usman ‘blessed’ Jorge Masvidal with knockout shot, admits finishing punches were ‘super necessary’

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Kamaru Usman is finally satisfied.
From the moment he finished Gilbert Burns back in February, the reigning UFC …read more

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Kamaru Usman on comparisons to Georges St-Pierre: “We’re both great in our own light”

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman doesn’t necessarily like being compared to Georges St-Pierre, saying they are both great fighters. When Usman beat Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 in February, it …read more

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UFC 261 weigh-in video stream

Kamaru Usman when he weighed in for his fight with Gilbert Burns at UFC 258. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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Kamaru Usman hints at retirement after UFC 261

Kamaru Usman prepares to defend his welterweight title against Gilbert Burns at UFC 258. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Could Kamaru Usman be taking …read more

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Morning Report: Jorge Masvidal blasts Kamaru Usman, Gilbert Burns, and Colby Covington: ‘These guys are not dudes that are made out of stone’

Jorge Masvidal | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

This weekend, the “BMF” champion will once again have an opportunity to grab true UFC gold and as …read more

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Gilbert Burns: Jorge Masvidal will be in better shape, but Kamaru Usman wins again at UFC 261

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – Gilbert Burns expects the same result between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal but a different fight.
Welterweight champion Usman (18-1 MMA, 13-0 UFC) rematches Masvidal (35-14 MMA, …read more

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Vicente Luque Unwilling To Face Gilbert Burns Even If Title Is Involved

#6-ranked welterweight Vicente Luque is breaking into the top of the division but admits there are other fights for him and Gilbert Burns, even if world titles are involved. Over …read more

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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.

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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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