Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-04-08, close fight with some nice exchanges: the mma bout Gilbert Burns vs Jorge Masvidal gets three stars.
Masvidal vs Burns is scheduled to take place Saturday, April 8th, at the Miami-Dade Arena in Miami (Florida, United States), in a 3-round welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Alex Pereira vs Israel Adesanya 2 – UFC 287. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Gilbert Burns record
The black belt and three-time Bjj world champion Gilbert Burns entered this fight with a pro mma record of 21-5-0 (71% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.5 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Leon Edwards).
Durinho Burns lost to Khamzat Chimaev in 2022 (4-stars match, Gilbert Burns vs Khamzat Chimaev) but then he has beat Neil Magny in 2023 (Gilbert Burns vs Neil Magny).
Burns’ next fight: Gilbert Burns vs Belal Muhammad
Jorge Masvidal record
His opponent, Jorge Masvidal, has a record of 35-16-0 (51% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.17 in the welterweight division.
The last time he won a match was against Nate Diaz in 2019 (Jorge Masvidal vs Nate Diaz); since then he has lost three consecutive bouts, twice with Kamaru Usman (Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal I and the 4-stars fight Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal II) and once with Colby Covington (Colby Covington vs Jorge Masvidal).
Among the best fights of Masvidal we suggest two bouts ranked in the top 10 Users’ mma Fights of the Year 2019:
Here is the UFC 287 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on PPV)
Alex Pereira vs Israel Adesanya 2
Gilbert Burns vs Jorge Masvidal
Rob Font vs Adrian Yanez
Kevin Holland vs Santiago Ponzinibbio
Raul Rosas Jr vs Christian Rodriguez
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Chris Curtis vs Kelvin Gastelum
Michelle Waterson vs Luana Pinheiro
Gerald Meerschaert vs Joseph Pyfer
Cynthia Calvillo vs Lupita Godinez
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Ignacio Bahamondes vs Trey Ogden
Nuerdanbieke Shayilan vs Steve Garcia
Sam Hughes vs Jaqueline Amorim
Countdown – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of UFC 287 countdown Gilbert Burns vs Jorge Masvidal, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Full fight video / highlights
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Official highlights – Spanish
Who won Burns vs Masvidal fight?
Gilbert Burns defeated Jorge Masvidal via unanimous decision. Scores were 30–27, 30–27, 29–28.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 287 post-fight octagon interview of Gilbert Burns and Jorge Masvidal.