The former M-1 Global Ww champion Rashid Magomedov entered this fight with a pro record of 18-1-0 (50% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.18 lightweight in the world. He suffered his only loss in 2010 when he faced Magomedrasul Khasbulaev (via split decision), since then he has won 11 consecutive bouts beating Elias Silverio in his last one (=Magomedov vs Silverio).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Gilbert Burns, has a perfect record of 10-0-0 (90% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.45 in the same weight class. He has fought once in 2015 winning over Alex Oliveira (=Burns vs Oliveira). ‘Durinho’ Burns vs Magomedov is on the undercard of Vitor Belfort vs Dan Henderson 3 – UFC Fight Night 77. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 77: Belfort vs Henderson 3
Where: Ginasio do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Fight Night 77 fight card (main card):
Vitor Belfort vs Dan Henderson 3
Glover Teixeira vs Patrick Cummins
Thomas Almeida vs Anthony Birchak
Piotr Hallmann vs Alex Oliveira
Rashid Magomedov vs Gilbert Burns
Corey Anderson vs Fabio Maldonado
Magomedov’s previous fight: Rashid Magomedov vs Elias Silverio
Burns’ previous fight: Gilbert Burns vs Alex Oliveira
Magomedov’s next fight: Beneil Dariush vs Rashid Magomedov
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