Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
22-7-0
15-6-0

The tape

37
Age
33
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Full record

KO 3UD 5UD 3SUB 1UD 3
Form
SD 3SUB 3KO 3SD 3UD 3
22
Wins
15
6
By KO
9
27
KO%
60
9
By Sub
2
41
SUB%
13
7
Losses
6
3
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2012
29
Bouts
21
64
Rounds
49
4 hours, 43 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 32 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

6
UFC
10
-
Bellator
-
4
Tapology
10

Gilbert Burns vs Geoff Neal preview

When is Burns vs Neal?

Gilbert Burns could set to fight Geoff Neal, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

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

Burns vs Neal 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.

Geoff Neal would make his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by knock out and 2 by submission.

The stats suggest Neal would have a massive power advantage over Burns, boasting a 60% knock out percentage over Burns' 27%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Burns would have a large advantage over Neal, boasting a 41% submission rate over Neal's 13%.

Gilbert Burns is the older man by 4 years, at 37 years old.

Neal has a height advantage of 1 inch over Burns. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Burns is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 6 months earlier than Neal, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 15 more professional rounds, 64 to Neal's 49.

Burns vs Neal 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.

Neal has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he lost to Ian Machado Garry at UFC 298 on 17th February 2024 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Shavkat Rakhmonov at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Vicente Luque at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill on 6th August 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he was victorious against Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been defeated by Neil Magny at UFC Vegas 26 on 8th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Gilbert Burns has been fighting more than Geoff Neal.

Gilbert Burns last fought 2 months and 9 days ago, while Geoff Neal's last outing was 3 months and 1 day ago.

Burns' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Neal's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Burns vs Neal?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Burns vs Neal 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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