After canceling two fights, the renowned Gilbert Burns spoke with the press and revealed a controversial information to UFC. Of course, this 2020 has not been the best year for the Brazilian mixed martial artist, who had to get off two consecutive contests. The COVID-19 had to mistreat him for a while and, therefore, he was not in the best way. Now, a few hours ago, he assured that he wants to face Kamaru Usman, the king of the division, in February.
In that sense, Burns He started by saying, ‘I was watching that fight and I was almost crying because when Masvidal was heading into the fight, it was supposed to be me. When I saw him walk, it was supposed to be me. I endured because my children were here, but I almost cried when I saw Masvidal enter. That was my chance. It was supposed to be me. My energy level was not normal when I returned. It is a long process. I was not 100 percent one month after testing positive.
I feel better for not having fought. I know it sounds strange, but if he contracted that virus and for some reason I came out negative, I would enter the fight and I was not feeling well. Don’t get me wrong, even if I don’t feel good, I’m going to fight anyway. I’m not retiring, especially for a title fight. I’m going to do my best. I don’t know if my best effort will be enough, but I will never withdraw from the fight, ”the South American also reported.
Don’t lower your arms
On the other hand, Gilbert She asserted, “But getting me out and coming home and starting to get sick, I definitely see it as a blessing. It was very confusing. Three of my own coaches had it, Kami Barzini, Greg Jones and Vagner Rocha, but they had no symptoms. Vagner felt nothing. Greg Jones and Kami too, they had no symptoms. Aung La A Sang, the ONE champion who trains with us, had no symptoms. “
“It’s confusing. It cannot be said that it is only for seniors. Just make sure you take care of yourself, wear your mask, keep clean, don’t go crazy. Take all precautions. It’s very confusing, that virus. People get sick, people don’t. Just make sure you take care of yourself and respect the limits. Make sure you distance yourself from people and stay safe, “he concluded. Gilbert Burns, who wants to go for the title, despite his two cancellations.
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