Gilbert Burns is currently #2 in the welterweight division of UFC. He will soon clash against Stephen Thompson at UFC 264. Ahead of his intriguing fight, let’s take a look at the top 5 best finishes of Gilbert Burns’s MMA career.
It was Burn’s second match in the UFC. He stopped Giagos in the very first round of the fight via submission (Armbar) at UFC 179. Burns was also awarded the ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus.
Burns was on a two-fight win streak when he defeated Oliveira in the third round of the fight via submission (Armbar). 'Durinho' was also awarded the ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus for the second time in a row.
Burns handed Moret his first professional loss in his UFC debut match by finishing him in the second round of the bout via a vicious punch to the head.
Burns impressively landed an overhand right on Saggo right before the end of the second round that flattened him on the ground. It was a walk-off knockout at 4:55 of the second round.
The Brazilian striker was on an amazing four-win streak when he defeated Maia in the first round of the fight. He hit Maia with a strong left and flattened him to the mat by raining down his hard punches. 'Durinho' was also awarded the ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus.