Gilbert Burns on bouncing back and facing Leon Edwards after Wonderboy win at UFC 264

Joylandi 11-Iyl, 2021
Gilbert Burns talks to Caroline Pearce about his return to winning ways after beating Stephen 'Wonderboy' Thompson at UFC 264. He also discusses next moves including a potential match-up against Leon Edwards.

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  • Humped for 15 mins and gave those illegal shots at the end! Lol 😂

  • Leon Edwards pieces him up for 3 rounds no question

  • Can we appreciate how good Burns's english has got?!

  • Khabib wrestles, everyone: greatest fighter alive da goaaat!!!1 Everyone else wrestles, everyone: tHAts noT fIGhtIng maN!,&%

  • He woops masvidal

  • Great way to bounce back after Usman

  • Lost the fight, won the scorecard game.

  • Had no reason to dislike the guy before but I'm sure he lost some fans with that reckless back of the head nonsense at the end. One or two I can understand, but that many just shows a lack of respect for his opponent who happens to be the nmfer. All to put an ❗ on a fight he was already winning. Bad business decision, brotha.

  • burns dont need to apologise for fighting smart

  • Boring but effective

  • Gilbert said Leon didn't prove enough and lost his chance to fight for the title after facing Diaz. Then gilbert comes out and has a snoozer like that 🤣

  • Way to go Gilbert! ✊

  • He bounce back well

  • Wtf was Goddard doing letting him hammer the back of Wonderboys head for the last 10 seconds

  • illegal shots

  • Good boring fight Gilbert.

  • Leon beats everyone!!! Lets go!!!

  • Worse fight of the night Dgaf who he fights as long as they're not top 5

  • Dana was correct. People slept but not in this fight more like during the fight

  • huge heart and a huge neck

  • I'm surprised the ref didn't step in when he was hitting Wonderboy with multiple punches behind the head

  • I've seen almost all of WB fights, he won most and lost some, but I've never seen someone scared of him as Gilbert was. WB lost because of the stupid rules that award fighters for takedowns that mount to nothing. When Gilbert took him down I thought we gonna see a BJJ master class and a great ground game. But he didn't do that! He played the cowards game. Cowards who want to play the system score the take down, do ground control, pretend to set something up or just look busy and waste time. That's a win in the books but nobody want to see that. Even tho he tried to look cocky after the fight, he quickly became apologetic because he knows that it's the worst way to win. He won the fight but lost the game.

  • WONDERBOY LOST THAT CHANCE FOR A TITLE SHOT. ITS OVER

  • Burns is boring. He shoulda got DQ’d for making people lose interest in the fight.

  • Most boring fight of the night

  • A win is a win. He got the job done. Wonderboy is a tough guy to beat

  • Congrats to burns I called it that he will take him to the ground and pretty much do what Jan did against izzy, wonderboy proved he was the better striker today and so burns had to just out wrestle him. Burns is a great striker so I was hoping for more stand up but it is what it is

    • dont compare gilbert win to jan's win jan outstruck izzy

    • Burns stood in front of Wonderboy for so long ad that just there to be hit. If they rematch then Burns eats the matt. Wonderboy was way too kind. Coulda esily outboxed that stubby guy

  • He's articulate having a coherent dialogue! Props to Gilbert, Charles Oliveira take notes!

    • @Etro how is Charles’s English relevant at all? 😂

    • @Etro fighters shouldn’t have to learn English, just fight.

    • @Daniel Vieira doesnt matter, tell me how long Charles has been in the UFC, i'll wait

    • He lives in America for over 10 years. Charles lives in Brazil.

  • brazil needed him tonite for the copa america final 🇧🇷🙏🏽

    • Yeah there was more mma than football going on in that game

  • If it was 5 rounds he would had gotten finish

    • @DeadlyfistzZz it was a boring fight

    • @Geo Cruz well its an MMA FIGHT, go watch kickboxing if u dont respect the game

    • @Noel Noni ok burns was literally dead with a heel kick and turnt into a panic wrestler he knew he would had gotten ko

    • @Geo Cruz Check the stats fanboy. Burns outstruck Wonderboy on the feet 29-19

    • @Noel Noni he didn't get outstruck lol burns was almost ko and turnt to a panic wrestler

  • finnaly been looking for this, want to be youtube friends?

  • This guy deserves nothing that he's calling for. He can't even follow the bloody rules (belligerent strikes to the back of the head), so why should he even get the opportunity to fight for the title again?

    • @Tony Montana what would the ref do? He would just stand him up and warn him. Then once he did that the bell rings and the fight is over. It was at the end of the fight. Burns already secured the win

    • Yes many illegal strikes I didn’t see what everyone was talking about till I watched the end of the fight again, why didn’t The referee do anything?

    • The strikes were sketchy and some illegal but u just sound wierd

    • wonderboy fangirl?

  • Good fight respect to both

  • Surprised that Burns didn't call the champ Kamaru Usman out, maybe he still remembers very well how the champ has finished him in their fight

    • how could he forget? it was like 3/4 months ago and was first ever title shot.... dumb comment.

    • He knows he needs to work himself way up again.

  • Wonderboy had him hurt ....

    • @Uchenna no he was rocked lol thats why he turn toward panic wrestling

    • It was the weight of the kick that made him lose balance, rather than the impact, which was mostly blocked.

    • @Ashley Aboley Gilbert fought smart, and I agree he is one dimensional with no grappling

    • and still couldnt captilize just shows how one dimensional he is

    • Wonderboy outclassed him in the feet made Gilbert to a panic wrestler

  • From McGregor fast to McGregor cast

  • Proper lovely geezer Gilbert is, always humble and just a class act gentleman all-round. Always wish him the best in his career and his life in general as he deserves it, the man puts in the hard work.

    • @Saq his goal was just to land shots at the end to make a statement, he wasn’t goal wasn’t to hit Wonderboy illegally but it was to leave the judges with a statemrnt

    • @Saq Alright then buddy.

    • @Jack McLeod Jr. They negative because He landed like 10 illegal shots near the end of the fight after so much control time doing nothing

    • @Tony Mcfadyen I don't get the negative criticism he always gets, but then again a huge proportion of the MMA viewers are not fighters themselves in any way shape or form besides being elite at hiding behind the keyboard and screen lol. Coming back from a loss tells a lot about strength of heart and mind etc, many fighters fold up and retire after taking an L, they can't come to terms with it.

    • Absolutely. Spot on, mate

  • he ruined the fight,

  • Few back of the head shots at the end

    • Probably learned from his friend usman vs masvidal 2.

  • boriiing!

    • Wonderboy fights are boring. And then he got knocked out by Pettis

  • Love Durinho (BYM regular) as he's such a nice guy, the only reason some fans would've booed is because he was fighting the NMF! lol. Felt sad for Thompson but happy for Burns. Oh, and Caroline Pearce is perfect... wouldn't change a thing about her. 🤷‍♂️

  • Terrible fight to watch, Burns cuddles/dryhump style is such poor viewing, goes on for so long, ref should have bought them back to their feet!

    • @Zain Ahmed huge grapling fan but this fight was boring as hell. He didn't even try a single serious submision and the only time he went for strikes on the ground he hit wonderboy in the back of the head. Feel bad for wonderboy rn.

    • It was a terrible win

    • @youtubeonthelow imo u beat a guy as good as wonderboy ur pretty damn good. The mere feat of beating wonderboy is an achievement in my eyes

    • @Zain Ahmed to be fair burns performance was so unimpressive. Not to mention those illegal shots at the end due to frustration, dude is not champ caliber.

    • @Zain Ahmed nag it was a poor performance

  • Only threat to Usman

    • Usman will sleep Burns again

    • @surya fukuro not only the stoppage that referee allowed Usman to take rest for fake eyepoke and fake nutshot. There is a reason Usman calling nate diaz and other bums for fight

    • @venugopal A N even if he didn't stop the fight, Colby still lost the fight.

    • @Muhammad lol marc goddard wont be reffing the rematch.

    • @Louis 1 Usman finishes Colby within 3 rounds. His striking is much better than the first fight plus Colby has literally no advantages.

  • Mission impossible is putting Gilbert to sleep with that humungous neck

    • @Omkar Rajebhosale He was talking about chokes

    • @Omkar Rajebhosale phenomenal 🤣🤣

    • Tell that to Usman. All respect to Gilbert. Today's win was phenomenal

  • Damn just wanted wonderboy to get the title 😔

    • @Ask Me Why why

    • @Dab Rab mate, wonderboy is top 20 at best.

    • If Burns can take him down, Usman could do it easily. If Burns is stunning Wonderboy, this version of Usman will KO Wonderboy. The thing with WB, is that he is not finishing anyone lately. Don't think Usman will feel any threat from WB and even if he does, he could easily make a repeat of Usman-Masvidal 1.

    • @Ask Me Why why

    • @Ask Me Why yeah, and that's annoying that he might not get it

  • Everybody mad about the grappling u gotta understand that it's a MMA fight not a kickboxing or boxing fight it was a great win for burns 🤷🏻‍♂️

    • @Mario Yamasaki "simp"😂 shut up kiddo men are talking 😂🪓

    • It’s not a hug fest either simp

    • @7 NAM It’s called stalling the fight.

    • The problem is - he didn't do anything effective with his takedowns.

    • @Spirit Shinobi u probably hated khabib while he was fighting contenders before he was champ 😂

  • It was a good gameplan and he got the job done, but it should have been a 5 round co-main event because we could have seen more drama and more exciting moments...

    • @hidinho Unless there are fighters like Condit, Diaz brothers etc that thrive as the fight progresses there's no reason to.

    • @Curt i knoww rightt 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️ thats too much, theres literally a 5 round main event we are waiting for. thanks for saying what i wanted

    • Why have a 5 round co main event anyway

    • I said the same thing. 3 went way to fast, especially with these 2 and style differences.

    • @hidinho Not at all. It just would of been better if it was. It wasn't and those are the results fair and square. Burns did what he had to do. I respect it

  • Worst thing was this was a co-main event of such a big ppv but it was scheduled for 3 rounds only. Bull$hit

    • Vergil sux lol

    • only once a co main has been more than 3 rounds why do u expect it all the time?

  • I'm surprised, I genuinely expected wonder boy to dominate

    • @Amogh Thorave yea wonderboy should have at least been a savage for round 2, he could have knocked him oit

    • He didn't do anything the whole fight.

    • Wonderboy has defeated plenty of world class grapplers before. The issue wasnt just grappling. Gilbert had BOTH hands and grappling, making Wonderboy too cautious on the feet. Josh Thomson has put it perfect in his podcast, “Gilbert could oppose Thompson on the feet, but Thomspon is no match for Gilbert in grappling”

    • a striker vs a world class bjj and grappler, no way wonderboy dominates

    • He was too cautious of Gilbert's takedowns. Connected like 2-3 kicks and that's it.

  • Yessir Burns!

  • Leon would wreck him

    • @Khuraym wonderboy is a 38 year old man simple as that leon wins this fight trust me

    • @Carl T burns is way more explosive than usman thats the difference no one could get wonderboy down but Gilbert's random explosiveness helped him take wonderboy down

    • cant see burns ragdolling leon no way. leon wins, will keep it standing 5 round and has better conditioning than burns who himself has good gas tank

    • @ThornInTheNeck even usman had trouble taking edwards down, not a chance burns gets him down leon iq is to good

    • Leon sissor hands Edwards is overrated

  • nice

  • It's coming to Rome 🇮🇹

    • @Worldwide Boxing HQ 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😁😂😂 is it home yet 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😁😁😁😂

    • Oh look people the jock now supports Italy becusse his little team got knocked out maybe next time they’ll win haha 🥱

    • No

    • @Worldwide Boxing HQ 🤡

    • Your right son it’s coming home & not to Rome 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻

  • boring

  • It's coming home lads!!! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿

  • Hard fought victory 👏👏👏

  • Thicc Neck Burns.

  • First