Gilbert Burns Edges Out Jorge Masvidal to Get the Nod – UFC 287 Results (Highlights)

'Durinho' managed to edge out 'Gamebred' on the judges' scorecards in a close-fought affair.

Gilbert Burns, UFC 287
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After dropping three in a row, Jorge Masvidal was looking to get back in the winning column against Gilbert Burns in the co-main event of UFC 287 in Miami, Florida.

UFC 287: Gilbert Burns vs Jorge Masvidal

Round 1

Masvidal with a low kick. Both men stay composed and out of range. Burns tries to enter with a jab. Low kick from Burns. Low kick from Masvidal. Masvidal pushes Burns back with a straight kick to the thigh. Big right hand from Burns gets through. Hard outside thigh kick from Masvidal. Masvidal tries a combo and lands a low kick at the end. Another thigh kick from Masvidal. Burns with a good right hand. Lots of feints from Burns. Body kick from Masvidal. Nice right from Masvidal and a low kick. Burns lands a right and another one. Calf kick from Burns. Big right hand from Burns. Masvidal jabs and gets taken down into side control.

Round 2

Burns gets a jab in. Big uppercut and right hand from Burns sends Masvidal down. Burns shoots, picks up Masvidal, and takes him down. Masvidal gets him in full guard. Burns goes for elbow strikes from the top. Masvidal controlling Burns’ right arm. Burns takes Masvidal against the cage and Masvidal gets back up to his feet. Burns grapples and gets his back. Masvidal works to fight off the lock and gets thrown down by Burns. Masvidal gets up to his feet while grappling with Burns. They separate late in the round. Body kick from Masvidal. Huge right hook from Burns.

Round 3

Light head kick from Burns. Leg kick from Masvidal. Both trade Inside leg kicks. Jab from Burns and another one. Masvidal with an outside leg kick. Big low kick from Masvidal. Good left hand and jab form Burns. Masvidal lands a nice jab. Big right hand from Burns hurts Masvidal. Another big right from Burns. Low kick by Jorge. Burns with a left. Right hand from Jorge. Nice right hook by Burns. Huge uppercut and hook by Burns. Huge overhand right and another right from Burns. Nice left hand and cracking right from Burns. Masvidal gets a right through at the end of a combo. Burns shoots for a takedown and Masvidal defends against the cage. Buns gets the takedown. He goes for slicing elbows from the top.

Official Result: Gilbert Burns defeats Jorge Masvidal by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).

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Published on April 9, 2023 at 12:21 am
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