UFC – Beaten by TKO within the third spherical towards Kamaru Usman, Gilbert Burns appears decided to safe a struggle towards Colby Covington.
In UFC 258, Gilbert Burns fell by TKO within the third spherical towards Kamaru Usman. Ranked quantity 2 within the welterweights since his defeat, the Brazilian is hoping for a comeback towards Colby Covington, present number one. Remaining on a victory towards former champion Tyron Woodley, Covington additionally fell by TKO towards Kamaru Usman, in December 2019.
For the remainder, Gilbert Burns so hopes the American, however stays open nonetheless: “I think I’ll be ready to come back in May or June and I want to be back in the lion’s den.” You know there’s lots of speak, there’s so much occurring within the class proper now… For me, I’ve Wonderboy right here, and I’ve Colby Covington proper there. Colby Covington is the primary man, when you ask me ‘Gilbert, who would you like?’ I’d say Colby, however Wonderboy is smart, Michael Chiesa is smart. “
With no response from Covington but, the Brazilian continued on Twitter with two messages: “Colby? “,” Colby? “. His supervisor Ali Abdelaziz even added a layer: “He is hiding from us”. Number 1 within the standings, Covington appears certainly privileged a revenge for the title towards Usman …