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Kamaru Usman vs Gilbert Burns scheduled at UFC 256

After missed the first appointment, the UFC 256 was the second chance for Kamaru Usman to defend the title against former teammate Gilbert Burns.

This morning, rumors of Jorge Masvidal vs. match Nate Diaz 2 is confirmed, the re-performance of two Welterweight gangsters was targeted by President Dana White in early January 2021.

The scheduled match made the audience wonder, so where will the unfinished title match between Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns take place.

Contrary to speculation that the 4 hottest and strongest Welterweight punchers will gather at UFC 256, it seems that only one official title match between Usman and Burns will appear at the event.

Kamaru Usman is scheduled to meet former teammate Gilbert Burns at UFC 256

According to UFC’s revelation, the Welterweight Championship title match will be UFC 256’s Main Event on December 12 (US time).

Once scheduled to face off at UFC 251, however, due to a sudden COVID-19 positive Gilbert Burns, he had to retreat and make room for Jorge Masvidal. With Kamaru Usman successfully defending the title, “Mourinho” Gilbert Burns was given a second chance right after his recovery.

Regarding the BMF title match between Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz, it is likely that this pair will be pushed back to the Main Event at UFC 257, January 2021. Currently, the fans are waiting for confirmation. UFC’s last two hottest Welterweight matches at the moment.

Masvidal and Nate Diaz 2 will not share the event with Usman vs. Burns

Before the match, Kamaru Usman decided to leave the famous Sanford MMA gym to ask for coach Trevor Wittman – who was leading temporary lightweight champion Justin Gaethje.

The reason “The Nigerian Nightmare” made this decision because he did not want to embarrass coach Henri Hooft, the coach that has trained Usman and Burns for many years.