Train Teammates Go To War: That’s the theme of the very first official UFC 258 ‘Usman vs. Burns’ that the Big League has simply unveiled!
The highly effective welterweight champion Kamaru Usman might be again on February 13 to defend his title towards an outdated acquaintance, the Brazilian crack of JJB Gilbert Burns! The two males have adopted and skilled collectively for greater than 7 years and can finally should compete within the octagon.
Champion since his victory over Tyron Woodley in 2019 and undefeated in 16 fights, Usman has efficiently defended his title twice, consecutively towards Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal. But he’ll nonetheless should face a significant challenger. In addition to having the benefit of understanding him properly, Burns is on 6 straight wins and will arrive ready like by no means earlier than for the chance of his profession.
This guarantees a really massive shock!
Below is the provisional battle card:
- Kamaru Usman (c.) Vs. Gilbert Burns – welterweight title battle
- Pedro Munhoz vs. Jimmie rivera
- Uriah Hall vs. Chris weidman
- Ian Heinisch vs. Kelvin Gastelum
- Maycee Barber vs. Alexa grasso
- Gabe Green vs. Phil rowe
- Dhiego Lima vs. Belal Muhammad
- Miranda Maverick vs. Gillian robertson
- Anthony Hernandez vs. Rodolfo Vieira
- Mallory Martin vs. Polyana Viana