Gilbert Burns has shortlisted three potential opponents for his subsequent struggle contained in the octagon.
Coming off a powerful win in opposition to Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson within the co-main occasion of UFC 264, Burns believes he is one struggle away from getting one other shot on the UFC welterweight title.
Gilbert Burns is fascinated with sharing the octagon with both Leon Edwards, Jorge Masvidal or Nate Diaz subsequent. Edwards and Masvidal are high contenders within the welterweight division and bagging a win in opposition to them will inevitably result in one other title shot for Burns. Nevertheless, he is additionally fascinated with a cash struggle in opposition to Stockton’s personal Diaz.
In a current interplay with MMA on SiriusXM, Gilbert Burns acknowledged the next:
“I do not know what the UFC goes to ask however I am wanting ahead to… I feel Leon Edwards is sensible, I feel Masvidal is sensible. If Nate desires to struggle, I feel that is sensible. These are the three guys that I am seeing a chance.”
Stephen Thompson praises Gilbert Burns for sensible efficiency at UFC 264
Stephen Thompson is among the nicest guys on the planet of fight sports activities. Regardless of succumbing to Gilbert Burns of their co-main occasion conflict at UFC 264, ‘Wonderboy’ heaped reward on his opponent, congratulating him on a masterful efficiency.
Welp… didn’t go the way in which I wished it to however I’ll be again higher than EVER subsequent time y’all see me within the octagon! Thanks a lot Gilbert Burns for the chance Brotha!! Aaaand the face punching had me dying. Because of everybody for his or her love and assist!” Wrote Thompson.
Gilbert Burns at present holds a powerful 20-4 file in his skilled profession.
He was on a six-fight successful streak earlier than happening to Kamaru Usman within the headliner of UFC 258.
‘Durinho’ has received seven out of his final eight fights and hopes to earn himself a shot at redemption in opposition to Usman down the road.