Gilbert “Durinho” Burns's Professional MMA debut
Burns made his professional debut against Jose Salgado on January 28, 2012, fighting on the regional circuit.
He made a winning start to his career, defeating Jose Salgado who carried a 3-2-0 professional MMA record into the fight.
Gilbert Burns beat Jose Salgado by Submission at 2:40 of Round 1.
Gilbert “Durinho” Burns's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career
Burns made his debut in the UFC against Andreas Stahl on July 26, 2014, fighting on the preliminary card of UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown having compiled a 7-0-0 professional MMA record.
Gilbert Burns beat Andreas Stahl by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.
Since his debut, Burns has gone on to fight a total of 19 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 14-5-0.
The first man to defeat Andreas Stahl
Burns defeated the previously unbeaten Andreas Stahl on July 26, 2014, at UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown. Andreas Stahl came into the fight with a 9-0-0 record. Burns was a -165 betting favorite going into the fight. Gilbert Burns beat Andreas Stahl by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.
The first man to defeat Alexey Kunchenko
Burns defeated the previously unbeaten Alexey Kunchenko on August 10, 2019, at UFC on ESPN+ 14: Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2. Alexey Kunchenko came into the fight with a 20-0-0 record. Burns was a +125 betting underdog going into the fight. Gilbert Burns beat Alexey Kunchenko by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.
Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Welterweight Championship loss to Kamaru Usman
Burns lost his 1st welterweight title challenge, losing to Kamaru Usman on February 13, 2021 at UFC 258: Usman vs. Burns.
Gilbert Burns lost to Kamaru Usman by KO/TKO at 0:34 of Round 3.
When was Gilbert Burns's last win?
Burns's last win came against Neil Magny at UFC 283 on Saturday January 21, 2023. Gilbert Burns beat Neil Magny by Submission at 4:15 of Round 1.