Gilbert Burns is again in organization.
The Best Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight No. 1 contender, who was booted from his Kamaru Usman title combat at UFC 251 before this thirty day period in Abu Dhabi, recently analyzed destructive for coronavirus and appears to be medically cleared to return.
In his absence, the advertising was pressured to spend Jorge Masvidal to step in on tremendous quick discover. “Gamebred” gave it his ideal energy, but eventually fell to “The Nigerian Nightmare” immediately after five rounds of spend-for each-view (PPV) action.
As for Burns (19-3), he’s coming off six straight wins, like last May’s beatdown of Tyron Woodley in Las Vegas. “Durinho” turned 34 these days and is with no problem in the key of his welterweight occupation.
No official word but on when the promotion will book Usman vs. Burns but it would not be stunning to see their title combat headline an finish-of-12 months card, or maybe something in initially quarter 2021.