Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-03-18, the mma bout Bryan Barberena vs Gunnar Nelson gets three stars only thanks to a good finish (UFC Performance of the Night).
Nelson vs Barberena is scheduled to take place Saturday, March 18th, at the The O2 Arena in London (England, UK), in a 3-round welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Leon Edwards vs Kamaru Usman 3 – UFC 286. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Bryan Barberena record
Bryan Barberena entered this fight with a mma record of 18-9-0 (72% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.44 welterweight in the world.
In his last three matches he has beat Matt Brown and Robbie Lawler (4-stars bout, Robbie Lawler vs Bryan Barberena) but then he has lost to Rafael dos Anjos (Rafael dos Anjos vs Bryan Barberena).
Gunnar Nelson record
His opponent, the black belt in karate and Brazilian jiu-jitsu Gunnar Nelson, has an official record of 18-5-1 (89% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.46 in the welterweight division.
He lost two consecutive bouts in 2019, against Leon Edwards (Leon Edwards vs Gunnar Nelson) and Gilbert Burns (Gunnar Nelson vs Gilbert Burns), but he came back to win with Takashi Sato last year (Gunnar Nelson vs Takashi Sato).
Here is the UFC 286 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN PPV)
Leon Edwards vs Kamaru Usman 3
Justin Gaethje vs Rafael Fiziev
Bryan Barberena vs Gunnar Nelson
Jennifer Maia vs Casey O’Neill
Marvin Vettori vs Roman Dolidze
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPNews / ESPN+)
Jack Shore vs Makwan Amirkhani
Omar Morales vs Chris Duncan
Sam Patterson vs Yanal Ashmoz
Muhammad Mokaev vs Jafel Cavalcante Filho
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Gabriel Santos vs Lerone Murphy
Dusko Todorovic vs Christian Leroy Duncan
Jake Hadley vs Malcolm Gordon
Joanne Wood vs Luana Carolina
Jai Herbert vs Ludovit Klein
Juliana Miller vs Veronica Macedo
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Bryan Barberena vs Gunnar Nelson 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)
Who won Barberena vs Nelson fight?
Gunnar Nelson defeated Bryan Barberena via submission (armbar) at 4:51, round 1.
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 286 post-fight octagon interview of Bryan Barberena and Gunnar Nelson.