Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-05-06, some good single shots but it is not enough to get three stars: the mma bout Gilbert Burns vs Belal Muhammad gets two (take a look at our ranking of the Best Mma Fights of 2023).
Muhammad vs Burns is scheduled to take place Saturday, May 6th, at the Prudential Center in Newark (New Jersey, United States), in a 5-round welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Aljamain Sterling vs Henry Cejudo – UFC 288. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Gilbert Burns record
The black belt and three-time Bjj world champ Gilbert Burns entered this fight with a pro mma record of 22-5-0 (68% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 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 (Gilbert Burns vs Neil Magny) and Jorge Masvidal (Gilbert Burns vs Jorge Masvidal).
Belal Muhammad record
His opponent, Belal Muhammad, has a record of 22-3-0 (27% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the welterweight division.
He was defeated by Geoff Neal in 2019 but since then he has collected one no-contest and eight victories beating Stephen Thompson (Stephen Thompson vs Belal Muhammad), Vicente Luque (Vicente Luque vs Belal Muhammad 2) and Sean Brady in his last three (Belal Muhammad vs Sean Brady).
Here is the UFC 288 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN PPV)
Aljamain Sterling vs Henry Cejudo
Gilbert Burns vs Belal Muhammad
Jessica Andrade vs Xiaonan Yan
Movsar Evloev vs Diego Lopes
Kron Gracie vs Charles Jourdain
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+)
Drew Dober vs Matt Frevola
Devin Clark vs Kennedy Nzechukwu
Kalinn Khaos Williams vs Rolando Bedoya
Marina Rodriguez vs Virna Jandiroba
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Parker Porter vs Braxton Smith
Phil Hawes vs Ikram Aliskerov
Claudio Ribeiro vs Joseph Holmes
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Gilbert Burns vs Belal Muhammad as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Official highlights – Spanish
Who won Burns vs Muhammad fight?
Belal Muhammad defeated Gilbert Burns via unanimous decision. Scores were 50–45, 49–46, 49–46.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 288 post-fight octagon interview of Gilbert Burns and Belal Muhammad.