UFC Copenhagen Results: Gilbert Burns Decisions Gunnar Nelson! (Highlights)

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Gilbert Burns Scores A Unanimous Decision Win Over Gunnar Nelson!

UFC Copenhagen is taking place live this afternoon (Saturday, September 28, 2019) from inside Royal Arena in the capital of Denmark.

Welcome to the Welterweight bout between two BJJ black belts – the all-time greatest Icelandic Octagon warrior Gunnar “Gunni” Nelson and the former World Jiu-Jitsu champion Gilbert “Durinho” Burns. The ref is Neil Hall. Here we go!

Round 1

Fighters shook hands. Weird stances on both sides, low kick Burns. Karate black belt Nelson has dangerous right hand but he switches stance. Low kick Nelson.

Low kick Burns. Not much action. Burns feints then punish Gunni with a low kick. 1-2 Nelson. High kick blocked. Low kick by the Brazilian. Nelson fires back.

Fighters clinched up, but they separate almost instantly. The crowd starts to boo. Sidekick Nelson. Good punches on both sides. Body kick Gilbert. Burns clinches up, he has both under-hooks in, Nelson on the fence, but Gunni takes him down. Burns defends amazingly! 10-9 Nelson I think.

Round 2

Glove touch. Low kick Burns. 1-2 combo Brazilian. Sidekick Nelson. Big left hand by Nelson. Again low kick by Burns.

Gunnar fires back, fighters are trading punches, Burns on the fence. Gunnar pushes him, but fighters separate. Nelson has one under-hook in. He transition to double under-hooks. Short body shots Nelson.

Low kick Burns, and a punch. Knee off the clinch Burns. Nelson misses. Nelson has his back, but good elbow by Burns. Wow, what a superb takedown!!! Flying knee Burns, but Gunnar caught this strike!!!

Fighters on the ground, Burns could try anaconda choke out, but he gives up. Burns ends the round on the top. 10-9 Burns.

Round 3

Another glove touch. Spinning back kick Burns, but missed. Low kick. Sidekick Nelson, he grabbed the opponent’s back.

Nelson ate big right hook. Now he pushes Burns against the fence and goes for a takedown. Gilbert defends well, but he is pressed against the cage, short uppercut by the Brazilian but Nelson continues clinching up.

Left hook Nelson. Fighters separate and good body shot by Nelson, Burns misses with an overhand right. Right hand Gunnar. Low kick to the calf.

The high kick missed by a hair, so close, Nelson moved his head well. Gunnar clinches up, fighters on the fence. Burns takes Nelson down, but oh, Nelson got up! Burns attacks Nelson on the cage, I think 10-9 Burns.

Final Result: Gilbert Burns defeats Gunnar Nelson via unanimous decision (29-28 x 3)

Check the highlights:

Gilbert Burns improves the score to 17-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC, Gunnar Nelson drops to 17-5-1 MMA, 8-5 UFC.

Published on September 28, 2019 at 1:10 pm
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