UFC president Dana White revealed that the winner of the Gilbert Burns vs Belal Muhammad fight, which will take place on the night of May 7 in Newark (USA), will receive the fight for the league's welterweight title. Recall that the current UFC champion in that division is Leon Edwards.
One hundred percent. Yes, whoever wins will get the title fight next.
Muhammad last fought against Sean Brady in October 2022 at UFC 280. In that fight, Belal won by TKO in the second round. He has 22 wins and three losses under his belt.
Burns last competed in the Octagon against Jorge Masvidal on April 9 at UFC 287. That fight lasted the entire distance and ended in Gilbert's favor by a unanimous decision of the judges. He has 22 wins and five losses under his belt.Malykhin: Ngannou is Going to be Left Behind and Forgotten In A Month UFC's Antonina Shevchenko Shows Hot Bikini Photo From the Beach Cormier Names Greatest Fighters in MMA History, Excludes Jones