Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
13-0-0
22-7-0

The tape

29
Age
37
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
75.2" / 191 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Full record

MD 3SUB 1UD 3SUB 1KO 1
Form
KO 3UD 5UD 3SUB 1UD 3
13
Wins
22
6
By KO
6
46
KO%
27
5
By Sub
9
38
SUB%
41
0
Losses
7
0
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2018
Debut
2012
13
Bouts
29
20
Rounds
64
1 hours, 6 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 43 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
6
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
4

Khamzat Chimaev vs Gilbert Burns preview

When is Chimaev vs Burns II?

Khamzat Chimaev could potentially fight Gilbert Burns, in Autumn/Fall 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).

Chimaev vs Burns II stats

Khamzat Chimaev would step into the octagon with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.

Gilbert Burns would make his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.

The stats suggest Chimaev would have an advantage in power over Burns, with a 46% knock out percentage over Burns' 27%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Burns would have a slight advantage over Chimaev, with a 41% submission rate over Chimaev's 38%.

Khamzat Chimaev is the younger man by 8 years, at 29 years old.

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

Chimaev is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 16 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2018, 6 year and 3 months later than Burns, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 44 less professional rounds, 20 to Burns' 64.

Chimaev vs Burns II form

Chimaev remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Kamaru Usman at UFC 294 on 21st October 2023 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had won against Kevin Holland at UFC 279 on 10th September 2022 by majority decision in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Gilbert Burns at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Before that, he had defeated Jingliang Li at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in the 1st round.

He had won against Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Vegas 11 on 19th September 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Gilbert Burns has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he 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 defeated 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 beat Neil Magny at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by submission in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He had 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.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Gilbert Burns has been fighting more than Khamzat Chimaev.

Khamzat Chimaev last fought 5 months and 22 days ago, while Gilbert Burns' last outing was 1 month and 3 days ago.

Chimaev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

Burns' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 26 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 Chimaev vs Burns II?

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