Gilbert Burns wasn’t fascinated in being silent subsequent Nate Diaz’s remarks.
Burns is set to fulfill UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman on July 11. The bout will headline UFC 251 on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. This will be the to start with UFC title opportunity for Burns, who is using a 6-fight winning streak.
Burns Hits Back At Diaz More than UFC 251 Responses
Diaz took to social media to blast both of those Burns and Usman. Diaz’s issue is that he thinks Burns took significantly less cash and Usman averted combating Jorge Masvidal, who was at first set to struggle for the title.
Burns was brief to reply. Here’s what “Durinho” claimed on his Twitter account.
“Look this guy. @NateDiaz209 3 fights in the last 4 a long time! I’m going to do my 3rd struggle in fewer than 5 months in 2020! Plenty of mentioned! Just a reminder this fight will be the Winner x N1 Contender! Just do me a favor don’t blink your [eyes], get your [popcorn] and get the PPV.”
Burns is coming off a dominant unanimous determination victory in excess of former UFC welterweight winner Tyron Woodley. It is the biggest get in Burns’ pro MMA vocation. Through his profitable streak, Burns has beaten the likes of Woodley, Demian Maia, and Gunnar Nelson.
UFC 251’s primary function absolutely has an intriguing tale. Burns and Usman are teammates at Sanford MMA, formerly recognised as Hard Knocks 365. “Durinho” experienced insisted that he’d just take a title option despite his bond with “The Nigerian Nightmare” and he was not lying.
UFC 251 will feature two other title fights. Alex Volkankovski will place his featherweight gold on the line in a rematch versus Max Holloway. The other title bout will be for the vacant bantamweight championship. Petr Yan and former featherweight ruler Jose Aldo will collide for the 135-pound gold. Stick with MMA News for additional facts on the UFC 251 card as they come to be obtainable.