Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
23-3-0
22-7-0

The tape

35
Age
37
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Full record

UD 5KO 2UD 5UD 3UD 3
Form
KO 3UD 5UD 3SUB 1UD 3
23
Wins
22
5
By KO
6
22
KO%
27
1
By Sub
9
4
SUB%
41
3
Losses
7
1
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2012
27
Bouts
29
79
Rounds
64
6 hours, 16 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 43 minutes

Current rankings @ Welterweight

2
UFC
6
-
Bellator
-
2
Tapology
4

Belal Muhammad vs Gilbert Burns preview

When is Muhammad vs Burns II?

Belal Muhammad could potentially face the challenge of 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).

Muhammad vs Burns II stats

Belal Muhammad would step into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 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 Muhammad, with a 27% knock out percentage over Muhammad's 22%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Burns would have a massive advantage over Muhammad, boasting a 41% submission rate over Muhammad's 4%.

Belal Muhammad is the younger man by 2 years, at 35 years old.

Muhammad has a height advantage of 1 inch over Burns. Despite this, both fighters have a equal reach.

Muhammad's experience as a professional fighter is currently relatively equal to Burns', having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 6 months later than Burns, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 15 more professional rounds, 79 to Burns' 64.

Muhammad vs Burns II form

Muhammad has won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 opponent and going to the judges 4 times.

In his last fight, he won against Gilbert Burns at UFC 288 on 6th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Sean Brady at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Vicente Luque at UFC Fight Night: Luque vs. Muhammad 2 on 16th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he was victorious against Stephen Thompson at UFC Fight Night on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.

He had won against Demian Maia at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Gila River Arena, Glendale, United States.

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 beaten 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 defeated 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

In terms of recent activity, Gilbert Burns has been fighting more than Belal Muhammad.

Belal Muhammad last fought 1 year, 1 month and 15 days ago, while Gilbert Burns' last outing was 3 months and 12 days ago.

Muhammad's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

Burns' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 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 Muhammad vs Burns II?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Muhammad 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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