What does Gilbert Burns Nickname Mean?

Last Modified Mar 5, 2024 02:17 GMT
what does gilbert burns nickname mean
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Gilbert Burns is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist and submission grappler who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) Welterweight division. He has won several championships and gold medals in grappling competitions. He currently holds the #4 ranking in the UFC welterweight standings.


For his last outing, Burns suffered a unanimous decision loss to Belal Muhammad at UFC 288. However, the Brazilian fighter is looking forward to bouncing back from the loss on March 9, 2024, at UFC 299 against Jack Della Maddalena.



Gilbert Burns Nickname


Gilbert Burns is nicknamed ‘Durinho,’ which means ‘tiny tough guy’ in Portuguese. Vitor Ribeiro playfully gave Burns' older brother the nickname "Todo-Duro" or Hardman (in Portuguese), as he was perceived to be tough. As a result, they considered Gilbert to be a milder version of his older brother and gave him the nickname ‘Durinho.’


Burns has previously stated that the nickname is a source of strength and motivation for him, reminding him to stay strong and keep pushing forward even when times get rough.



What is Gilbert Burns Record?


Gilbert Burns holds a professional MMA record of 22 Wins and 6 Losses (22-6-0), with notable victories over fighters like Stephen Thompson and Tyron Woodley. The majority of his wins are via submission(9), decision(7), and knockout(6).





*Last Updated On March 5, 2024.


FAQs

A. Burns is known for being one of the best Welterweight MMA fighters in the world. Additionally, he is also a three-time gold world champion and a World Cup gold medallist as a grappler.
A. Gilbert Burns holds a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

A. Gilbert Burns has amassed more than $1,537,200 in total from mixed martial arts fights. His entire net worth is considered to be between $1 and $2 million.

A. Gilbert Burns is currently 37 years old. 

A. Gilbert Burns had a unanimous decision loss to Belal Muhammad in his last fight at UFC 288. 

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