Gilbert Burns

by Jack Ol 28 Apr,2018
Gilbert Burns
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Personal Info
  • Birth Name Gilbert Burns
  • Birth Place Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Famous Name Derinho
  • Nationality Brazilian
  • Currently Working For UFC
  • Currently Married yes
  • Married to Bruna Burns
  • Children yes

Gilbert Burns, best known as Derinho is a Brazilian mixed martial artist currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship and fights in the welterweight division. He is also a three-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion.

Gilbert Burns was born on 20th July 1986, in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His birth sign is. Regarding his nationality, Burns is a Brazilian.

Gilbert Burns' Net Worth and UFC Earnings

Presently, Burns is signed to UFC which is also his major source of earning. His UFC career disclosed earnings is recorded at $939,200. Though he has not revealed his salary and net worth, looking at his successful career, his net worth is assumed to be in a six-digit figure.

The Welterweight Fighter last fought Damian Maia at UFC Fight Night 170 and earned a paycheck of $160,000 for his win that included$50,000 to show, $50,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $10,000 fight week incentive pay.

UFC Earnings and Paycheck:

Event  Salary/ Paycheck
UFC on Fox: Poirier vs Gaethje $61,000 ($28,000 to show, $28,000 win bonus, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)
UFC 226 $36,000 ($31,000 to show, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)
UFC 231 $67,000 ($31,000 to show, $31,000 win bonus, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)
UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs Hermansson $98,000 ($44,000 to show, $44,000 win bonus, $10,000 fight week incentive pay)
UFC Fight Night: Shevchenko vs Carmouche 2 $102,000 ($46,000 to show, $46,000 win bonus, $10,000 fight week incentive pay)
UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs Cannonier $106,000 ($48,000 to show, $48,000 win bonus, $10,000 fight week incentive pay)
UFC Fight Night: Lee vs Oliveira $160,000 ($50,000 to show, $50,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $10,000 fight week incentive pay)

Gilbert Burns' Wife and Marital Life

Gilbert Burns is a happily married man. He exchanged the wedding vows with his girlfriend, Bruna Burns on 10th August 2012. The couple together is blessed with two boys named Pedro Benaiah Burns and Joshua Burns. His spouse is BJJ Black Belt National Champ 2012 and is a Kids BJJ Professor at @combatclub Burns Bjj.

Gilbert Burns with his wife and two children SOURCE: [email protected]

He often shares pictures of himself and with his spouse and their two sons on Instagram. His wife Bruna supports him alot and also trains with him.

Early Career

He began jiu-jitsu training at his 12, at the Academia Associacao Oriente and later trained with Nova Uniao until the 2007 World Championship, where he reserved the second position. Further, he garnered his career with World Jiu-Jitsu Championship’s silver medal in 2009. The following year, he became recognized when he kissed the World Cup defeating Claudio Mattos.

In 2011, he gained national attention when he won the gold medal in the “World Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship”.

Gilbert Burns' MMA Career

Burn made his professional MMA debut on 28th January 2012 at CFC – Crown Fighting Championship 5. Burns was selected by UFC fighter Vitor Belfort to be the head grappling coach for his team on the first season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil in the year 2012.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

On 26th July 2014, Burns made his UFC debut at UFC on Fox: Lawler vs. Brown against Andreas Stahl. He recorded his success in his first UFC fight in the third round via unanimous decision. He next faced Christos Gaigos at UFC 179. He won the fight via armbar submission in the 1st round.

His third UFC match came on 21st March 2015, at UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare where he won the fight in the third round through armbar.

At UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson 3, he got defeated by Rashid Magomedov via unanimous decision in the third round. Following the loss, Burns made his comeback at UFC Fight Night: dos Anjos vs. Henderson 3 where he marks his victory via armbar submission.

Video: Gilbert 'Durinho' Burns | HIGHLIGHTS 2020

In his sixth UFC fight, Burn faced Michel Prazeres at UFC Fight Night: Cyborg vs. Lansberg on 24th September 2016. He lost the fights via unanimous decision in the second round. He returned to UFC almost after 1 year at UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Branch, on 16th September 2017. He won the fight against Jason Saggo via KO punches in the second round.

On 14th April 2018, Burns faced Dan Moret at UFC on Fox: Poirier vs. Gaothje. He won the fight, in the second round via Ko punches. He then lost to Dan Hooker and won five consecutive fights against Olivier Aubin-Mercier, Mike Davis, Alexey Kunchenko, Gunnar Nelson, and Demian Maia.

Burns is scheduled to fight Tyron Woodley at UFC on ESPN 9 on May 31, 2020.

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