Gilbert Burns vs Jorge Masvidal. Prediction for the fight

Welterweight mixed martial artist Gilbert Burns will take on Jorge Masvidal in UFC 287 in Miami. Will the Brazilian be able to beat the American on April 9 and what bets to choose?

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Gilbert Burns vs Jorge Masvidal

Gilbert Burns

Gilbert Burns is ranked fifth in the division. The 36-year-old Brazilian is a world champion in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a black belt and second dan. Durinho has 21 wins (six by knockout) and five losses. In the last fight in January 2023, he defeated the American Neil Magny (submission). However, before that, he lost to the Swedish fighter of Chechen origin Khamzat Chimaev by unanimous decision of the judges.

Gilbert Burns vs Jorge Masvidal

Jorge Masvidal

Jorge Masvidal is ranked 11th in the division. The 38-year-old American has 35 wins (16 by knockout) and 16 losses. Gamebred lost the last three matches in a row, losing twice to Nigerian Kamar Usman. And also in March 2022 to Colby Covington. Moreover, Masvidal suffered 16 defeats in his career. Quite a lot for an elite fighter.

Gilbert Burns vs Jorge Masvidal facts

  • Burns to win on points - Burns has six wins by decision.

Fight prediction

Analysts of bookmakers consider Burns the undisputed favorite of the upcoming fight. It's hard to disagree with them. The UFC apparently arranged this fight for the Brazilian to score points and improve his position in the rankings. Gamebred is an experienced fighter, he is unlikely to finish. The fight will last the whole distance, and the “hard” one will win on points.

Our prediction is Burns win by decision in 2.49 from Mostbet.

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