Gilbert Burns took on Stephen Thompson in the co-main event of UFC 264: Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor. The Brazillian star won the huge fight in the welterweight division. Now that Gilbert Burns has won the fight, Wonderbopy’s path for the title shot is certainly off. Considering his age, it won’t be wrong to say that Stephen’s last title run has come to an end. However, after the fight was over Gilbert burns expressed his desire to fight Jorge Masvidal next.
Gilbert burns got 3 takedowns against the wonderboy, one in every round. Stephen tried his best to keep the fight standing. But, Burns didn’t give him that space. In the third round, the wonderboy connected few combinations but failed again to capitalize it and then ended up falling to Gilbert’s takedown. The judges gave a unanimous decision in favor of the Brazillian fighter.
Gilbert Burns calls out Nate Diaz, Jorge Masvidal, and Leon Edwards
After the fight was over, Joe Rogan asked Gilbert how he feels after beating Stephen considering his complicated style. TO which he replied by thanking his coaches and support staff and thanked by saying “those guys make me show ready and push the best out of me”. Joe then asked about his future potential match-up. To which Burns replied” anyone can get it, Joe, anyone. Jorge if you want some come to take it.”
Jorje Masvidsal was present in the crowd. After being called out by Burns, He said ” I am In “. Both the fighter had their title run last year and failed to get it. However, seems like if this bout happens, the winner will certainly get the opportunity to fight for the title after Cington fights Kamaru.
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Gilbert also called out Nate Diaz and Leon Edwards. However, the only man who can decide it is the CEO Dana White itself. So, fight fans have to wait for his remark on these callouts of Gilbert Burns.