Summer 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
21-13-0
22-7-0

The tape

39
Age
37
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
KO 3UD 5UD 3SUB 1UD 3
21
Wins
22
5
By KO
6
24
KO%
27
12
By Sub
9
57
SUB%
41
13
Losses
7
2
Stopped
3
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2004
Debut
2012
34
Bouts
29
85
Rounds
64
6 hours, 28 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 43 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
6
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
4

Nate Diaz vs Gilbert Burns preview

When is Diaz vs Burns?

Nate Diaz could potentially face the challenge of Gilbert Burns, in Summer 2024.

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 losses 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 22 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 9 by submission.

The stats suggest Burns would have a slight advantage in power over Diaz, with a 27% 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' 41%.

Nate Diaz is the older man by 2 years, at 39 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 5 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 21 more professional rounds, 85 to Burns' 64.

Diaz vs Burns 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.

Activity check

Diaz's last 4 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 2 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 and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 28 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.

Nate Diaz vs Gilbert Burns news

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