Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
22-7-0
19-6-0

The tape

37
Age
30
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Full record

KO 3UD 5UD 3SUB 1UD 3
Form
UD 3KO 2UD 3KO 2KO 2
22
Wins
19
6
By KO
13
27
KO%
68
9
By Sub
0
41
SUB%
0
7
Losses
6
3
Stopped
4
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2014
29
Bouts
25
64
Rounds
55
4 hours, 43 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 57 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

6
UFC
11
-
Bellator
-
4
Tapology
11

Gilbert Burns vs Joaquin Buckley preview

When is Burns vs Buckley?

Gilbert Burns could potentially fight Joaquin Buckley, in Late 2024.

The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Burns vs Buckley stats

Gilbert Burns would step into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.

Joaquin Buckley would make his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by knock out.

The stats suggest Buckley would have a massive power advantage over Burns, boasting a 68% knock out percentage over Burns' 27%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Burns would have a massive advantage over Buckley, boasting a 41% submission rate over Buckley's 0%.

Gilbert Burns is the older man by 7 years, at 37 years old.

Buckley has a 5-inch reach advantage.

Burns is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 7 months earlier than Buckley, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 9 more professional rounds, 64 to Buckley's 55.

Burns vs Buckley form

Gilbert Burns has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Jack Della Maddalena at UFC 299 on 9th March 2024 by knockout in the 3rd round at Kaseya Center, Miami, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Belal Muhammad at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Prudential Center, Newark.

Going into that contest, he had won against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami.

Before that, he had beaten Neil Magny at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He had been defeated by Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

Buckley has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Nursulton Ruziboev at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Nascimento on 11th May 2024 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Enterprise Center, St. Louis, United States.

Previous to that, he was victorious against Vicente Luque at UFC Fight Night: Blanchfield vs. Fiorot on 30th March 2024 by knockout in the 2nd round at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.

Going into that contest, he had won against Alex Morono at UFC Fight Night – Green vs Dawson on 7th October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beaten Andre Fialho at UFC Fight Night – Pennington vs. Aldana 2 on 20th May 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

He had lost to Chris Curtis at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Joaquin Buckley has been fighting more than Gilbert Burns.

Gilbert Burns last fought 2 months and 14 days ago, while Joaquin Buckley's last outing was 12 days ago.

Burns' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Buckley's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Burns vs Buckley?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Burns vs Buckley yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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