Renowned UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns recently gave an interview to Submission Radio on YouTube, which has sent shock waves through the MMA universe.
In a video clip from the interview, Burns allegedly revealed that he had used steroids in the past, sparking a frenzy of fan reactions.
The Brazilian’s controversial statement has caused an uproar in the combat sports community, with many fans expressing their divided opinions on the matter. Some believe it was a slip of the tongue, while others are skeptical of his claim and question the legitimacy of his past achievements.
Check out some of the reactions on social media below:
Twitter user @Awuredo stated:
“All Imma says is that it looks really weird. It really sounded like she was about to say steroids.”
Another user @yodalorian9 stated:
“He said several non-steroids.”
“I think he meant ‘things’.”
User @the_only6 commented:
“Yoo wtf, that’s crazy.”
@Grapegone suspects gilbert burnsThe misdeeds of agent Ali Abdelaziz:
“I think it’s pretty clear Ali gives steroids and a bunch of other illegal stuff to his clients. Look at Belal and Islam. Love burns, but I wouldn’t be surprised.”
Social media user @0xaimbot commented:
“I just assume that all Brazilian boxers are on or have used large amounts of equipment.”
Twitter user @littletimmyguy stated:
“Everyone uses steroids to recover faster after intense workouts. They always tune out before a fight, so it’s not in their system.”
Another user @MMA_randoms responded to Gilbert Burns’ comments and quoted Paulo Costa’s. ‘secret juice’:
“Guys. He meant the secret juice. Relax. It’s a Brazilian thing.”
“It didn’t sound like he was saying ‘st’, it just sounded like he was muttering.”
User @moonpoomdfs commented:
“I’m pretty sure he was going to say ‘climb stairs,’ something like that.”
“Yeah, that’s the only reason this mushroom could hang out with Khamzat.”
Gilbert Burns will face Belal Muhammad in a five-round co-main event at UFC 288
The highly anticipated UFC welterweight fight between Gilbert Burns and Belal Muhammad has been officially announced by the UFC.
‘Durinho’ recently secured a unanimous decision win over jorge masvidal at UFC 287 on April 8. Burns is eager to keep his winning momentum going and earn a shot at the coveted UFC welterweight title. The Brazilian fighter has expressed his desire to face other higher ranked welterweights in the division.
Meanwhile, the co-main event of ufc 288, scheduled for May 6, was marred by unfortunate circumstances. The originally scheduled lightweight fight between Charles Oliveira and Beneil Dariush has been postponed due to an injury suffered by ‘DoBronx’. This has been a huge blow to the fans who are looking forward to the highly anticipated fight between the two top-tier 155-pound fighters.
Despite the setback, the fight between Burns and Muhammad promises to be exciting and close. Both athletes are known for their explosive fighting styles and impressive skill sets. Fans are eagerly awaiting the matchup, which could have significant implications for the welterweight division.