Feb 13 2021
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

UFC 258
5 rounds contest @ Welterweight
17-1-0
KO 3
KO 3
19-3-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Welterweight Championship

The tape

35
Age
36
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 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 younger man by 1 year, at 35 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 16 more professional rounds, 68 to Burns' 52.

Usman vs Burns form

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

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated 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 defeated 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 beat 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 had won 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 beat Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 129 on 19th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Movistar Arena, Santiago, Chile.

Burns had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, 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, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by 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.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Tyron Woodley at UFC Vegas 1 on 30th May 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Demian Maia at UFC on ESPN+ 28 on 14th March 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Ginásio Nilson Nelson, Brasilia, Brazil.

He had defeated Gunnar Nelson at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Gilbert Burns had been fighting more than Kamaru Usman.

Going to this contest, Kamaru Usman had last fought 2 years, 4 months and 18 days ago, while Gilbert Burns' last outing had been 1 year, 4 months and 19 days ago.

Usman's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.

Burns' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Usman vs Burns?

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