Gilbert Burns is fired up and ready to take on Belal Muhammad in the co-main event of UFC 288. With a welterweight title eliminator on the line, Burns is confident he will come out victorious and earn his shot at the championship.
Despite Muhammad’s unbeaten streak, Burns is determined to finish him and solidify himself as the number one contender. He has been asking for five rounds in previous fights, but finally, with Muhammad, he has the opportunity to show what he’s made of.
“I’m putting this guy away,” Burns exclaimed. “There is no way he’s going 25 minutes with me. So that’s the main reason to go five rounds, just to put this guy out and get a finish.”
No More Mr. Nice Guy: Burns Refuses to Give Favors to Opponents
As we know Burns, he is not here to make friends, and he’s not about to give any favors to Muhammad. This is a war, and he’s prepared to do whatever it takes to come out on top. Muhammad may have thrown out the challenge, but Burns is the one who will be delivering the knockout blow.
As the fight draws closer the tension is getting bigger and the anticipation is building. Who will come out on top in this highly anticipated clash of the titans? Only time will tell, but one thing is for sure: Gilbert Burns is ready to give it his all and leave everything in the octagon.
“If I want to solidify myself as the No. 1 contender, I’ve got to take this guy out. I don’t care how many rounds it takes, but I’m putting this guy out of there. There is no way he’s going 25 minutes with me. So that’s the main reason to go five rounds, just to put this guy out and get a finish.”