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Kamaru Usman vs Gilbert Burns report
Who won Usman vs Burns?
Kamaru Usman beat Gilbert Burns by during the main event of UFC 258, on Saturday 13th February 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Kamaru Usman.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
This contest was for the UFC welterweight championship.
Usman vs Burns stats
Kamaru Usman stepped into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Gilbert Burns made his way to the cage with a record of 19 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 8 by submission.
The stats suggested Usman had a slight advantage in power over Burns, with a 41% knock out percentage over Burns' 32%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Burns had a massive advantage over Usman, boosting at 42% submission rate over Usman's 6%.
Kamaru Usman was the same age as Gilbert Burns, at 36 years old.
Usman had a height advantage of 2 inches over Burns. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Usman's experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Burns', having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2012, 10 months later than Burns, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 12 more professional rounds, 73 to Burns' 61.
Burns' last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Usman vs Burns?
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