Gilbert Burns

Gilbert Burns 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary and Endorsements

Gilbert Burns is one of the best fighters in the UFC's welterweight division. 'The Durinho' made his UFC debut in the year 2014. As of 2021, he is #1 in the UFC welterweight rankings.

The Brazilian also took part in the Crown Fighting Championship and CPMMAF - Champion Fights.

Gilbert Burns: UFC career


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Burns got his big debut into the UFC on the back of a 7-0 run, and he was up against Andreas Stahl in his very first fight. He started with a bang and won the bout via a unanimous decision.

Another interesting fight of his career was his bout against Demian Maia. 'Durinho' won via TKO and received the Performance of the Night bonus.

Burns's last fight was against Tyron Woodley at UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs Burns. The Brazilian dominated the fight and ended proceedings via unanimous decision.

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)

Burns last fought Kamaru Usman for the UFC welterweight championship at UFC 258, where he lost via TKO in the third round. Now, he will fight Stephen Thompson at UFC 264 on 10 July 2021.

He holds a record of 12-4 in his UFC career.

Gilbert Burns: Fighting Style

'The Durinho' has always been physically talented. Fans consider him to be one of the top welterweight contenders of all time. In addition to his grappling, Burns showed an early preference for kicking.

This combination of kicking on the outside and bridging the gap with shots into the clinch would carry him throughout his early UFC career. Recently, he has displayed his striking and has molded himself into an all-round fighter.

Gilbert Burns: Achievements

The Brazilian MMA fighter's achievement list is way too long. He is the top-ranked UFC welterweight and has an admirable 19-4 professional record.

'The Durinho' is also a 2nd-degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He has received four Performance of the Night awards in UFC.

Gilbert Burns: Net Worth and Salary 2021


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Burns, who has competed in 16 UFC fights, has earned a massive $ 1,547,200 as per The Sports Daily. His highest purse came in his fight against Kamaru Usman in 2021. 'Durinho' earned a massive $380,000 from the bout. Burns' second-highest paycheck came for his fight against Tyron Woodley in 2020, where he earned a large sum of $228,000.

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ResidenceNiteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height5' 10"
Leg Reach40"
Weight/Division170 lbs/welterweight
 MMA Record19-4-0
Active Win Streak0
Net Worth NA
 Endorsements NA
 Marital Status Married
 Wife Name Bruna Burns
 Kids Pedro and Joshua
 Parents Herbert and Tania
 Brother Frederick, Herbert Jr