Here’s All You Need to Know About Gilbert Burns’ Wife and Three Kids

Published 07/10/2021, 11:07 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MAY 30: Gilbert Burns of Brazil reacts after his victory over Tyron Woodley in their welterweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on May 30, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)


UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns has soared through the ranks to be where he is now. The Brazilian is a BJJ specialist who has successfully transitioned himself as an elite into MMA. The former UFC welterweight title challenger fought his long-time teammate and friend Kamaru Usman at UFC 258 for the gold.

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – FEBRUARY 13: Gilbert Burns of Brazil prepares to fight Kamaru Usman of Nigeria in their UFC welterweight championship fight during the UFC 258 event at UFC APEX on February 13, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

‘Durinho’ has been representing MMA for a decade now and all the while, there is one person who has remained supportive of him through thick and thin, his wife Bruna Burns. The Brazilian always keeps updating about his family through media. Let’s know a little more about his family.

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Bruna Burns- wife of Gilbert Burns

‘Durinho’ is to married to Bruna Burns. The couple tied the knot in August 2012 after dating for a while. Just like Burns, Bruna is also a Jiu-Jitsu expert and met the welterweight contender at a jiu-jitsu session. She also has a black belt in Jiu-Jitsu.

Bruna has been working as a coach at the Academy Combat Club. She has an active social media account, and fans can get a glimpse of her personal life as she often shares clicks of ‘Durinho’ and their kids on her social media platform.

The children of ‘Durinho’

‘Durinho’ and Bruna are blessed with three kids. Although their exact ages are unknown, the eldest child Pedro Brenaiah Burns is believed to be over six years of age while their second one, Joshua Burns, is believed to be under 5.

The couple welcomed their third child earlier this year.

A supportive wife

Bruna has been extremely supportive to Burns and even posted a message when the latter lost the title fight against Usman.

“We are so proud of you not because results because of who you are! The Best! The best husband and daddy ever. We couldn’t be more blessed to have you ❤️ We celebrate and cry together because that’s who we are.”

“Time to come home rest and reset. Your time for be a UFC Champion will come don’t worry we going to be on this journey together like always. We love you Morzão @gilbert_burns. Thank you for share your life with me.”

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When Bruna made headlines

Bruna made headlines after the welterweight contender showed off his undergarment with Bruna’s face on it. He revealed that it’s his favorite undergarment and considers it as his lucky charm before any fight.

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‘Durinho’ is looking to climb his way back to the title picture. Just like previously throughout his career, he needs his family to be with him in his quest.

What did you make of ‘Durinho’s’ family?

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Akshyay Srichandan Mahapatra

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Akshyay Mahapatra is a UFC author for EssentiallySports. He wished to combine his passion for the UFC (that he has been following since 2008) as well as his love for writing. This motivated him to enter the world of combat sports journalism.

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