Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
29-6-0
22-7-0

The tape

33
Age
37
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Full record

SD 5SD 5UD 5KO 2UD 5
Form
KO 3UD 5UD 3SUB 1UD 3
29
Wins
22
11
By KO
6
38
KO%
27
4
By Sub
9
14
SUB%
41
6
Losses
7
2
Stopped
3
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2012
35
Bouts
29
94
Rounds
64
7 hours, 10 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 43 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

1
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
2
Tapology
-

Sean Strickland vs Gilbert Burns preview

When is Strickland vs Burns?

Sean Strickland could potentially face the challenge of Gilbert Burns, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Strickland vs Burns stats

Sean Strickland would step into the octagon with a record of 29 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 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 Strickland would have an advantage in power over Burns, with a 38% knock out percentage over Burns' 27%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Burns would have a large advantage over Strickland, boasting a 41% submission rate over Strickland's 14%.

Sean Strickland is the younger man by 4 years, at 33 years old.

Strickland has a height advantage of 3 inches over Burns. This also extends to a 5-inch reach advantage.

Strickland is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 years and 10 months earlier than Burns, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 30 more professional rounds, 94 to Burns' 64.

Strickland vs Burns form

Strickland has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight, he won against Paulo Costa at UFC 302 on 1st June 2024 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Prudential Center, Newark, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 297 on 20th January 2024 by split decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Israel Adesanya at UFC 293 on 9th September 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney, Australia.

Before that, he had defeated Abusupiyan Magomedov at UFC Fight Night – Strickland vs. Magomedov on 1st July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

He was victorious against Nassourdine Imavov at UFC Fight Night: Gastelum vs. Imavov on 14th January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest.

Gilbert Burns has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he was beaten by 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 defeated 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 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, Sean Strickland has been fighting more than Gilbert Burns.

Sean Strickland last fought 12 days ago, while Gilbert Burns' last outing was 3 months and 4 days ago.

Strickland's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 30 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.

Burns' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 8 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 Strickland vs Burns?

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