Gilbert Burns Doubles Down On Not Demanding UFC Title Shot

Gilbert Burns’ preference is to fight for UFC gold next but he will take whatever is offered to him. Burns is coming off a sensational performance against former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. The bout took place on May 30 inside the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was by far Burns’ biggest test […]
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Dana White Says Gilbert Burns Could Be Next In Line For UFC Welterweight Title Shot

Gilbert Burns may be on his way to a UFC welterweight title opportunity. Burns make quite the statement at UFC on ESPN 9. He shared the Octagon with former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. In the biggest test of his pro MMA career, Burns passed with flying colors. He defeated Woodley via unanimous decision in […]
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What’s Next: UFC On ESPN 9

In the main event of UFC on ESPN 9, Gilbert Burns was able to win a unanimous decision win over Tyron Woodley. Augusto Sakai was also able to win a decision over Blagoy Ivanov in the co-main event. Today we will take a look at who the winners of UFC on ESPN 9 should fight […]
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Tyron Woodley tops UFC on ESPN 9 fighter salaries despite loss to Gilbert Burns

Gilbert Burns dominated Tyron Woodley at UFC on ESPN 9 on Saturday in Las Vegas. He couldn’t best the former champ on the payroll, though. Despite losing the fight via a unanimous decision, Woodley topped the UFC on ESPN 9 fighter salaries at $200,000. In notching the victory, Burns earned $168,000; $84,000 for fighting and $84,000 for winning. Though it’s not part of the disclosed payroll, Burns added another $50,000 to his take home with a Performance of the Night bonus. The next biggest earner on the fight card was heavyweight Augusto Sakai, who earned $100,000 for his co-main event victory…

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Gilbert Burns Won’t Demand UFC Title Shot: ‘Give Me Who’s Available’

Gilbert Burns isn’t planning to demand a UFC title shot because he simply wants to stay active. Burns competed this past Saturday night (May 30). He went one-on-one with former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. This was Burns’ chance to step up and solidify himself in the top five 170-pound rankings. Burns made the most […]
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Gilbert Burns Eyes UFC Title Shot Against Teammate Kamaru Usman

Gilbert Burns will go to great lengths to capture UFC gold, even if it means fighting his training partner. Burns went one-on-one with former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley last night (May 30). The bout headlined UFC on ESPN 9 inside the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. Burns turned in a stellar performance, shutting […]
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Tyron Woodley Speaks On Loss To Gilbert Burns

It didn’t take long for Tyron Woodley to face the music. Last night (May 30), Woodley returned to the Octagon to take on Gilbert Burns. This was “The Chosen One’s” first bout since March 2019 when he lost the UFC welterweight title to Kamaru Usman. In the bout with Usman, Woodley was decimated for five […]
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UFC Vegas Bonuses: Mackenzie Dern, Gilbert Burns Rewarded

On a night full of impressive performances, the UFC chose to award some of its budding stars for their efforts. UFC Vegas started with four straight finishes, any number of them bonus-worthy on a normal night. Yet the event — numerically UFC on ESPN 9, which seems to matter little these days in the confusion […]
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Mackenzie Dern tops UFC on ESPN 9 bonuses

In her second fight back since giving birth to her first child, Mackenzie Dern led the charge on the UFC on ESPN 9 performance bonuses. The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to Las Vegas on Saturday, while Dern returned to form. The UFC re-launched combat sports on its home turf in Nevada following a three-fight stint over an eight-day span in Florida earlier this month. It was the first combat sports event in the state since the world went into a virtual shutdown because of the global coronavirus crisis. UFC on ESPN 9 took place at the promotion’s own Apex facility. Dern…

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Jon Jones, Justin Gaethje and More Pros React to Gilbert Burns Huge Win at UFC Vegas

Gilbert Burns came out firing out of the gate in the UFC Vegas main event. The Brazilian dropped former champ Tyron Woodley early, and swarmed, opening up a cut on the “Chosen One” and threatening with submissions. Woodley survived what could have been a fight-ending sequence. Albeit he was left sporting a nasty gash, with […]
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UFC on ESPN 9: Woodley vs. Burns weigh-in video and quick results

(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube) SPOILER: Scroll down for UFC on ESPN 9 weigh-in results Watch the UFC on ESPN 9: Woodley vs. Burns weigh-ins LIVE from Las Vegas. The Nevada State Athletic Commission earlier this week approved for combat sports to return to its state beginning with Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 9: Woodley vs. Burns, which takes place at the UFC Apex, a state-of-the-art production facility. The Apex was built with the specific intent of operating televised events and shows like The Ultimate Fighter and Dana White’s Contender Series. There will be no live audience in attendance at UFC…

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UFC Vegas: Gilbert Burns Responds to Tyron Woodley’s “Deep Waters” Comments

There’s an argument to be made, heading into UFC Vegas this weekend, that there’s more pressure on Tyron Woodley than there is on Gilbert Burns. Woodley is the former champion returning to the octagon for the first time since losing the belt. That was at UFC 235, at the hands of Kamaru Usman, over a […]
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