Late 2021
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
21-13-0
20-5-0

The tape

37
Age
36
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Full record

SUB 4UD 5KO 3UD 3
Form
UD 3UD 3KO 3UD 5KO 1
21
Wins
20
5
By KO
6
24
KO%
30
12
By Sub
8
57
SUB%
40
13
Losses
5
2
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2004
Debut
2012
34
Bouts
25
85
Rounds
52
6 hours, 28 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 45 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
5
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
5

Nate Diaz vs Gilbert Burns preview

When is Diaz vs Burns?

Nate Diaz could potentially face the challenge of Gilbert Burns, 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).

Diaz vs Burns stats

Nate Diaz would step into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 13 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.

Gilbert Burns would make his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Burns would have a slight advantage in power over Diaz, with a 30% knock out percentage over Diaz's 24%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Diaz would have an advantage over Burns, with a 57% submission rate over Burns' 40%.

Nate Diaz is the older man by 1 year, at 37 years old.

Diaz has a height advantage of 2 inches over Burns. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Diaz is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 7 years and 3 months earlier than Burns, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 33 more professional rounds, 85 to Burns' 52.

Diaz vs Burns form

Burns has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he 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.

Activity check

Diaz's last 4 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

Burns' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 18 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.

What are the odds on Diaz vs Burns?

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