Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Burns vs Masvidal?
Gilbert Burns could potentially face the challenge of Jorge Masvidal, in Late 2021.
The fight would be contested 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 Masvidal stats
Gilbert Burns would step into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Jorge Masvidal would make his way to the cage with a record of 35 wins, 16 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggest Masvidal would have an advantage in power over Burns, with a 46% knock out percentage over Burns' 30%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Burns would have a massive advantage over Masvidal, boasting at 40% submission rate over Masvidal's 6%.
Gilbert Burns is the younger man by 2 years, at 36 years old.
Masvidal has a height advantage of 1 inch over Burns. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Burns is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 26 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 8 year and 8 months later than Masvidal, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He has fought 78 less professional rounds, 52 to Masvidal's 130.
Burns vs Masvidal form
Burns has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he lost to 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.
Previous to that, he had beat Stephen Thompson at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kamaru Usman at UFC 258 on 13th February 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Tyron Woodley at UFC Vegas 1 on 30th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had beat Demian Maia at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.
Jorge Masvidal has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Colby Covington at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Kamaru Usman at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Before that, he had defeated Nate Diaz at UFC 244 on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
He had won against Ben Askren at UFC 239 on 6th July 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Gilbert Burns has been fighting more than Jorge Masvidal.
Gilbert Burns last fought 7 months and 20 days ago, while Jorge Masvidal's last outing was 8 months and 24 days ago.
Burns' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Masvidal's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Burns vs Masvidal?
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