Both Gilbert Burns and Herbert Burns have become huge names in the world of mixed martial arts. The Brazilian aces continue to enthrall fight fans around the world. While Gilbert Burns has made his name in the UFC’s welterweight division after a lackluster outing in the lightweight category, Herbert competes in the featherweight division.
Gilbert Burns made his UFC debut back in July of 2014, while Herbert found his way to the UFC Octagon through Dana White Contender Series back in 2019.
Are Gilbert Burns and Herbert Burns twins?
Gilbert Burns is a year older than Herbert Burns. Gilbert was born on July 20, 1986, while Herbert is almost two years younger and was born on February 2, 1988.
Despite such a small age difference, Gilbert Burns has a decorated mixed martial arts career with over 25 professional mixed martial arts bouts. On the other hand, Herbert is relatively young in the sport. Both the fighters made their professional mixed arts debut right around the same time; back in 2012.
Be that as it may, Gilbert Burns has been more active and currently finds his place in the top brass of the UFC’s welterweight division. Both Gilbert and Herbert Burns are BJJ practitioners, having trained in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu since they were ten years old.
Both the fighters like to use their BJJ skills to their advantage, however, none of them has shown any desire to be overreliant on their grappling skills. Gilbert and Herbert never fail to put on a show for fight fans and have shown increasing confidence in their striking ability.
While Gilbert Burns is also feared for his power along with his his submission skills, Herbert has found a way of his own with his resilience and toughness inside the cage.