After losing two consecutive matches, Shane Burgos (14-3), is celebrating a win. He ran into two of the worst strikers in the
division. Both were 'Fight of the Night's' but Josh Emmett (2020), was awarded the nod by all three judges after a brutal battle.
Edson Barboza (2021), who then gave Emmett an unqualified schooling, which resulted in a delayed knockout. Six months
later, he returned to win a unanimous decision over Billy Quarantillo. Now, he hopes to gain more momentum. Charles
Jourdain (13-2-1) is determined to stop the momentum from continuing. After a slow start to his UFC career, he is now enjoying his
first streak. His UFC record is now 4-3-1. He just won a unanimous decision against Andre Ewell (2021), and a stunning
submission over Lando vannata in April. These two striking duos are exciting and contrasting, making this fight a 'Fight of the
Night'. Jourdain will bring more flair to the attack from range with a variety of kicks, and Burgos will walk him down looking for a
way to take him out in boxing range. Burgos' chin is solid, but it is starting to show signs of wear after a series of battles with the
best strikers in this division. Jourdain's southpaw position will be a constant threat, especially his kick to his mid-section.
Burgos will need to hit a lot of volume in order to slow him down. Burgos will be able to absorb the damage and beat Jourdain
which we believe will convince the judges. His cardio and insane output will allow him to maintain the same pace for fifteen
minutes. Jourdain is a formidable opponent, particularly in the first round. However, we expect Burgos will use his six-inch reach