A welterweight bout featuring Gilbert Burns taking on Gunnar Nelson co-headlined today?s UFC Copenhagen event in Denmark.
Gunnar Nelson (17-4-1 MMA) entered tonight?s event looking to rebound, this after dropping a split-decision to?Leon Edwards?in his most recent Octagon appearance at March?s UFC London event.
Since joining the UFC ranks in September of 2012, ?Gunni? has gone 8-4.
Meanwhile, Gilbert Burns (16-3 MMA) entered UFC Copenhagen on a three-fight win streak, his latest being a unanimous decision victory over Alexey Kunchenko at August?s UFC Uruguay event.
Tonight?s Gilbert Burns vs. Gunnar Nelson fight lived up to the hype as the welterweight standouts proceeded to go to war, much to the joy of the fans in attendance.
After three hard-fought rounds, it was pretty clear that Gilbert Burns had done enough to edge out Gunnar Nelson on the scorecards. The 33-year-old had the better volume of strikes and earned the more dominant positions during the fifteen minute affair.
Official UFC Copenhagen Result: Gilbert Burns vs. Gunnar Nelson
Who would you like to see Gilbert Burns fight next following his decision victory over Gunnar Nelson at today?s UFC Copenhagen event?