Gilbert Burns: ‘Hungriest guy’- Jorge Masvidal sheerly warned by rival star ahead of UFC 287
Gilbert Burns vs Jorge Masvidal: The former multiple-time UFC championship contender, Jorge Masvidal, has been scheduled to face Gilbert Burns in a…
Gilbert Burns vs Jorge Masvidal: The former multiple-time UFC championship contender, Jorge Masvidal, has been scheduled to face Gilbert Burns in a crucial welterweight contest when he returns to the cage. The bout will take place on April 8 as the co-main event of UFC 287, according to UFC president Dana White. Before UFC 287, Gilbert Burns, who identified himself as the “hungriest guy,” tweeted a stern warning to Jorge Masvidal. Follow the Latest UFC News: Burns vs Masvidal Updates with InsideSport.IN
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Gilbert Burns calls himself the ‘Hungriest guy’ in UFC
In the co-main event, Masvidal and Burns will square off. The location and full event schedule have not yet been made public. Burns (20-5 MMA, 13-5 UFC) recently defeated Neil Magny via fast submission at UFC 283 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Before it, in April 2022, he faced up against Khamzat Chimaev in a barnburner. Burns pushed the powerful, unbeaten star to the limit, losing the fight but seeing his stock soar. Burns only engaged in combat once in 2022.
The 38-year-old Miami native called himself the hungriest guy in the UFC as he goes head-to-head against Masvidal. The Brazilian have been lobbying for a battle for some time, and the Brazilian is the favorite to win.
Hungriest guy in the @ufc April 8 Tune in 😤👀🎯🏆 #ufc287
O cara mais faminto do UFC dia 8 de abril! Vamos com tudo! 😤👀🎯🏆 #ufc287 pic.twitter.com/mc9AXE2IUL
— GILBERT BURNS DURINHO (@GilbertDurinho) January 28, 2023
On the other hand, Masvidal (35-16 MMA, 12-9 UFC) hasn’t competed since losing to Colby Covington by a majority decision at UFC 272 in March 2022. Before then, Masvidal had suffered two consecutive losses to Kamaru Usman, the reigning champion.
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UFC 287 fight card
- Alex Pereira vs. Israel Adesanya – for middleweight title
- Gilbert Burns vs. Jorge Masvidal
- Kevin Holland vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio
- Christian Rodriguez vs. Raul Rosas Jr.
- Rob Font vs. Adrian Yanez
- Kelvin Gastelum vs. Chris Curtis
- Cynthia Calvillo vs. Loopy Godinez
- Luana Pinheiro vs. Michelle Waterson-Gomez
- Ignacio Bahamondes vs. Nikolas Motta
- Steve Garcia vs. Shayilan Nuerdanbieke
- Gerald Meerschaert vs. Joe Pyfer
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