Feb 13 2021
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
17-1-0
KO 3
KO 3
19-3-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Welterweight Championship

The tape

37
Age
37
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
77.6" / 197 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Tape record

KOUDKOUDUD
Form
KOUDKOUDUD
17
Wins
19
7
By KO
6
41
KO%
32
1
By SUB
8
6
SUB%
42
1
Loses
3
0
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2012
18
Bouts
22
53
Rounds
43
4 hours, 8 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 4 minutes

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Kamaru Usman vs Gilbert Burns report

Who won Usman vs Burns?

Kamaru Usman beat Gilbert Burns by knockout in the 3rd round during the main event of UFC 258, on Saturday 13th February 2021 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

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 losses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

Kamaru Usman's UFC record stood at 15-3-0, while Gilbert Burns' came in at 15-7-0.

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, boasting a 42% submission rate over Usman's 6%.

Kamaru Usman was the same age as Gilbert Burns, at 37 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, 76 to Burns' 64.

Usman vs Burns form

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

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had beaten Colby Covington at UFC 245 on 14th December 2019 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Tyron Woodley at UFC 235 on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he was victorious against Rafael dos Anjos at The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale on 30th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at The Pearl at the Palms, Las Vegas.

He had won against Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 129 on 19th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile.

Activity check

Usman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.

Burns' last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 21 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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