Mar 14 2020
Saturday

Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Welterweight
17-3-0
KO 1
KO 1
28-9-0

The tape

37
Age
46
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm

Tape record

UDUDSUBUDKO
Form
SUBMDSUBUDUD
17
Wins
28
5
By KO
3
29
KO%
11
8
By SUB
14
47
SUB%
50
3
Loses
9
1
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2001
20
Bouts
37
37
Rounds
92
2 hours, 37 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 53 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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Gilbert Burns vs Demian Maia report

Who won Burns vs Maia?

Gilbert Burns beat Demian Maia by knockout in the 1st round during the co-main event of UFC on ESPN+ 28, on Saturday 14th March 2020 at Ginásio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

Burns vs Maia stats

Gilbert Burns stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Demian Maia made his way to the cage with a record of 28 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 14 by submission.

Gilbert Burns' UFC record stood at 15-7-0, while Demian Maia's came in at 22-10-0.

The stats suggested Burns had an advantage in power over Maia, with a 29% knock out percentage over Maia's 11%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Maia had a slight advantage over Burns, with a 50% submission rate over Burns' 47%.

Gilbert Burns was the younger man by 9 years, at 37 years old.

Maia had a height advantage of 3 inches over Burns. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Burns was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 17 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 10 years and 4 months later than Maia, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 29 less professional rounds, 64 to Maia's 93.

Burns vs Maia form

Demian Maia had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Ben Askren at UFC on ESPN+ 20 on 26th October 2019 by submission in the 3rd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.

Previous to that, he had beaten Anthony Rocco Martin at UFC on ESPN 3 on 29th June 2019 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Target Center, Minneapolis, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Lyman Good at UFC on ESPN+ 2 on 2nd February 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Centro de Formacao Olimpica do Nordeste, Fortaleza, Brazil.

Before that, he had lost to Kamaru Usman at UFC Fight Night 129 on 19th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile.

He had been beaten by Colby Covington at UFC Fight Night 119 on 28th October 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Activity check

Maia's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Burns vs Maia?

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