Shane Burgos

Midnight Mania! Free agent Shane Burgos will explore offers outside of UFC

When Shane Burgos scored a hard-fought decision over Charles Jourdain just a couple weeks ago at UFC Long Island, the Featherweight contender fulfilled the final fight of his UFC contract. Burgos opted to fight out his contract, essentially betting on himself to perform well and win, lest he enter the open market on a rough patch.
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Shane Burgos wants to stay in the UFC but “would love to hear some other numbers” in free agency

Shane Burgos fought out his UFC contract and although he wants to stay with the promotion he is hoping to hear other offers in free agency. Burgos is coming off a fan-friendly decision win over Charles Jourdain in a fight both men threw down. After the fight, Burgos revealed he had fought out his contract and although he wants to remain a UFC fighter he says it wouldn’t be right if he didn’t hear what other promotions would offer him.
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UFC Long Island results: Shane Burgos wins majority decision over Charles Jourdain in featherweight barnburner

Shane Burgos had to survive a late comeback attempt from Charles Jourdain, but he still did enough to get the job done in a back-and-forth battle at UFC Long Island. The difference in the fight was Burgos’ grappling as he repeatedly took Jourdain to the canvas and threatened him with submissions, which also ate a lot of time off the clock. Despite a valiant attempt from Jourdain to storm back in the third round, it ultimately wasn’t enough, with the judges scoring the fight 29-28, 29-28, and 28-28, giving Burgos the nod via majority decision.

Bronx-native Shane Burgos will ‘represent New York’ at UFC Long Island

Even Shane Burgos was surprised to find himself as the lone “New York guy” on the main card for the UFC’s first Long Island event in five years. “It’s a little weird. I feel like maybe they didn’t know they were going to be in Long Island because I feel like there’s a s–t ton of fighters from Long Island,” Burgos said Wednesday during the UFC Long Island media day in Uniondale. “We’ve got LAW [Longo and Weidman] MMA right down there. I’ve got a bunch of teammates that live over here. I’m surprised I’m the only one. “But I’ll take that...

Rivalries: Shane Burgos

Consistency on the entertainment front has made Shane Burgos a staple of the Ultimate Fighting Championship featherweight division. The 31-year-old Team Tiger Schulmann representative will draw his first assignment of 2022 when he takes on Charles Jourdain in a featured UFC on ABC 3 attraction this Saturday at the UBS Arena in Elmont, New York. Burgos has rattled off four victories across his past six outings. He last appeared at UFC 268, where he snapped a two-fight losing streak with a three-round unanimous decision over Billy Quarantillo on Nov. 6.

Josh Emmett brought in Shane Burgos to prepare for Calvin Kattar, believes he will find the finish to earn a title shot: “I possess a different type of power”

Josh Emmett will be headlining a UFC card once again. Emmett, who has not headlined an event since his stoppage loss to Jeremy Stephens in 2018, is set to face Calvin Kattar in the main event of UFC Austin. It’s a very fun fight on paper and for Emmett, when he got the fight offer, he was immediately excited for the matchup.
Bloody Elbow

Fights on Tap: Shane Burgos vs. Charles Jourdain among 16 UFC bouts announced

Fights on Tap is a weekly roundup of all the fights booked in the UFC, Bellator and other promotions. UFC 275 is on Saturday, folks! But before we get to that pay-per-view event, let’s see what we have ahead of us on the upcoming schedule. The UFC either announced or finalized 16 fights this week, and a potential ‘Fight of the Night’ between two all-action featherweights is confirmed.
Bloody Elbow

Shane Burgos vs. Charles Jourdain confirmed for UFC Long Island

A ‘Fight of the Night’ contender is headed to New York. Alex Behunin of Cageside Press previously reported that a featherweight fight between Shane Burgos and Charles Jourdain was being targeted for UFC 276. However, additional reporting from Marcel Dorff of Eurosport Nederland has clarified that Burgos vs. Jourdain will actually be featured at UFC Long Island, the Fight Night event scheduled for July 16 at the UBS Arena in Elmont.

UFC books Shane Burgos – Charles Jourdain

The UFC has finalized a banger of a matchup in their featherweight division. MMA DNA was the first to report earlier today that the promotion has finalized a matchup between “Hurricane” Shane Burgos (14-3) and Charles “Air” Jourdain (13-4-1). The matchup will take place at UFC...