“I almost got it”: Watch Gilbert Burns & Kamaru Usman’s post-fight reactions - TheMacLife

“I almost got it”: Watch Gilbert Burns & Kamaru Usman’s post-fight reactions

Gilbert Burns came close to dethroning the champion Kamaru Usman… and he knows it.

By Oscar Willis - 19 Feb 2021

At UFC 258, Kamaru Usman battled back from early trouble to defeat former teammate Gilbert Burns and remain UFC welterweight champion.

It was, understandably, a stressful occasion for both men, with the pair having lodged many hours battling in the gym as they grew to learn the sport of mixed martial arts. In the above preview of ‘The Thrill & The Agony’, Burns is seen acknowledging just how close he came to winning the strap, and noting that’s perhaps the most frustrating part of it all.

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