Autumn/Fall 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
29-7-0
20-5-0

The tape

33
Age
36
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Full record

SUB 3SUB 3KO 1KO 2UD 5
Form
UD 3UD 3KO 3UD 5KO 1
29
Wins
20
14
By KO
6
48
KO%
30
8
By Sub
8
28
SUB%
40
7
Losses
5
2
Stopped
2
3
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
2012
37
Bouts
25
80
Rounds
52
5 hours, 27 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 45 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

2
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
4
Tapology
-

Dustin Poirier vs Gilbert Burns preview

When is Poirier vs Burns?

Dustin Poirier could potentially face the challenge of Gilbert Burns, in Autumn/Fall 2022.

The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Poirier vs Burns stats

Dustin Poirier would step into the octagon with a record of 29 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 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 Poirier would have an advantage in power over Burns, with a 48% knock out percentage over Burns' 30%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Burns would have an advantage over Poirier, with a 40% submission rate over Poirier's 28%.

Dustin Poirier is the younger man by 3 years, at 33 years old.

Burns has a height advantage of 1 inch over Poirier. Despite this, he has 2-inch reach advantage.

Poirier is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 11 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 years and 8 months earlier than Burns, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 28 more professional rounds, 80 to Burns' 52.

Poirier vs Burns form

Poirier has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight, he beat Michael Chandler at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Charles Oliveira at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by in the 3rd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Conor McGregor at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Conor McGregor at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

He had beat Dan Hooker at UFC Vegas 4 on 27th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

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 defeated 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 lost to 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 defeated 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

In terms of recent activity, Dustin Poirier has been fighting more than Gilbert Burns.

Dustin Poirier last fought 19 days ago, while Gilbert Burns' last outing was 7 months and 22 days ago.

Poirier's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Burns' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 17 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 Poirier vs Burns?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Poirier 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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