Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2021-07-10, disappointing mma fight: Gilbert Burns vs Stephen Thompson gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2021).
Thompson vs Burns is on the undercard of Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor 3 – UFC 264. 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 19-4-0 (74% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 welterweight in the world.
Durinho Burns fought twice last year beating Demian Maia (Demian Maia vs Gilbert Burns) and Tyron Woodley (Tyron Woodley vs Gilbert Burns), but then he lost to current #1 Ufc Ww champ Kamaru Usman in February 2021 (Kamaru Usman vs Gilbert Burns).
Stephen Thompson record
His opponent, the black belt in karate, kempo and ju-jitsu Stephen Thompson, has a record of 16-4-1 (50% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.6 in the welterweight division.
He lost two consecutive bouts between 2018 and 2019, against Darren Till (Stephen Thompson vs Darren Till) and Anthony Pettis (Stephen Thompson vs Anthony Pettis), but then he has beat Vicente Luque (Stephen Thompson vs Vicente Luque) and Geoff Neal (Stephen Thompson vs Geoff Neal).
Thompson’s next fight: Stephen Thompson vs Belal Muhammad
Burns’ next fight: Gilbert Burns vs Khamzat Chimaev
UFC 264 info
Event: UFC 264: Poirier vs McGregor 3
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg)
UFC 264 fight card
Here is the UFC 264 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor 3
Gilbert Burns vs Stephen Thompson
Tai Tuivasa vs Greg Hardy
Irene Aldana vs Yana Kunitskaya
Sean O’Malley vs Kris Moutinho
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD
Jennifer Maia vs Jessica Eye
Omari Akhmedov vs Brad Tavares
Zhalgas Zhumagulov vs Jerome Rivera
UFC 264 countdown – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of UFC 264 countdown Burns vs Thompson, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Burns vs Thompson full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Gilbert Burns vs Stephen Thompson as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post.
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Burns vs Thompson result
Gilbert Burns defeated Stephen Thompson via unanimous decision. Scores were 29–28, 29–28, 29–28.
Burns vs Thompson post-fight interview
Watch the official video of Stephen Thompson vs Gilbert Burns post-fight interview.