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Gilbert Burns Unloads On Nate Diaz After Callout Rejection

After a fiery response, it's evident that Gilbert Burns isn't finished with Nate Diaz just yet. Following his impressive win over Stephen Thompson at UFC 264, Gilbert Burns has been making his way through some top call-outs. The #2-ranked welterweight is perhaps just one big win away from another title...

Gilbert Gets Burned In Nate Diaz’s Response To Callout

Gilbert Burns was able to get Nate Diaz’s attention but not quite in the manner he was hoping for. Fresh off a unanimous-decision win over Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson at UFC 264, Gilbert Burns is still on the prowl for his next opponent. He has wasted no time in playing...

Gilbert Burns Calls Out Jorge Masvidal For October Or November Date

UFC welterweight Gilbert Burns has called out Jorge Masvidal for October or November after receiving no response from Leon Edwards. Burns has wasted no time in searching for his next opponent after his recent victory at UFC 264. At the pay-per-view, "Durinho" returned to championship contention with an impressive performance...

Gilbert Burns Loses All Patience With Leon Edwards’ Silence

Gilbert Burns is continuing to take shots at Leon Edwards. For over a year now, Burns and Edwards have taken shots at one another. However, they were never booked for a fight. Yet, they got different fights. With them both at the top of the welterweight division, a scrap between...

Wonderboy Breaks Down What Went Wrong In Loss To Burns At UFC 264

UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson has revealed what he thinks went wrong in his loss to Gilbert Burns at UFC 264. In a battle of 170-pound contenders, "Wonderboy" and Burns met inside the Octagon in the co-main event of the most recent pay-per-view. In a first for Thompson, he was taken...

Referee Marc Goddard Explains No-Foul Call During Burns/Thompson Ending

Gilbert Burns took Stephen Thompson to task with a decision win at UFC 264, but after some questionable strikes to the back of the head, Marc Goddard has decided to chime in. The fight was truly a pressure cooker of an affair, as the stakes for both fighters were so...

Gilbert Burns Claps Back At Critics Of UFC 264 Performance

UFC welterweight Gilbert Burns has hit back at those criticizing his performance in his victory over Stephen Thompson at UFC 264. Burns' comments come after he recorded a unanimous decision win against "Wonderboy" in last Saturday's co-main event. Despite not thrilling the Vegas audience inside the T-Mobile arena, the Brazilian...

Stephen Thompson Issued Inspirational Statement After UFC 264 Loss

UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson has promised to make a strong comeback following his loss to Gilbert Burns. Thompson’s title ambitions suffered a huge setback Saturday after his disappointing result in the co-main event of UFC 264 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The three-round slugfest saw “Wonderboy” unanimously outpointed 29-28 on the...

Dana White Not A Fan Of Burns vs. Thompson UFC 264 Bout

UFC President Dana White believes that Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson left a lot to be desired. Burns and Thompson shared the Octagon on the main card of UFC 264. The welterweight bout served as the co-main event. The fight had its moments in the striking department but Burns' grappling...

7 Takeaways from UFC 264: Poirier vs McGregor 3

UFC 264 featured a rematch that fans knew was coming as soon as the loss came to Conor McGregor last January against Dustin Poirier at UFC 257. Poirier walked away the victor, but the way it happened was probably not what the UFC was selling.  There was a lot to...

Fighters React To Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson At UFC 264

Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson brought a slugfest in their fight.  The showdown served as the main event of the UFC 264 pay-per-view event on Saturday night (July 10, 2021) from Las Vegas, Nevada at the T-Mobile Arena. As seen in the fight, they had a feeling out process before clinching...

UFC 264 Highlights: Gilbert Burns Outlasts Stephen Thompson

Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson was an interesting fight.  The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday night (July 10, 2021) at the UFC 264 pay-per-view event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the T-Mobile Arena. They clinched throughout the majority of the first round until Burns scored a takedown and...

Wonderboy Knows For A Fact Burns Won’t Choose To Keep Fight Standing

UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson says that Gilbert Burns will look for a takedown when they meet at UFC 264 this weekend. Thompson, a two-time title challenger, is looking to move one step closer to a first meeting with 170-pound king Kamaru Usman with a win over "Durinho." Since suffering his first...

Gilbert Burns Open To Fighting ‘Undeserving’ Nate Diaz

Gilbert Burns would be open to a potential fight with Nate Diaz in the future, just not right now. At UFC 264 media day, during Burns's pre-fight scrum, "Durinho" stated that whilst a fight with Diaz would be possible, it's not where he's focused on right now, saying the Stockton...

Stephen Thompson: I’m Not Stopping Until I Face Usman

UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson has his eyes set on a championship showdown with Kamaru Usman ahead of his next fight at UFC 264. Thompson's comments on his ongoing title charge come ahead of his upcoming clash with Gilbert Burns at this weekend's pay-per-view. As the event's co-main event, "Wonderboy" and...