In the annals of the history in UFC lore, Brazilians will forever hold a special place. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will be introduced to a cobra-like submission artist looking to lock in a UFC contract with his ground prowess. A professional since February 2012 and representing Hard Knocks 365 and Combat Club, Herbert Burns owns an 8-2 record in 10 career bouts as a professional comprised of six submissions and two decisions. Burns has competed with Titan Fighting Championship and ONE FC and has managed to score a finish in six of his eight wins as a professional. He was also featured on episode two of season four of Dana White’s Looking for a Fight.
In his MMA debut at Only Fight Championship, he submitted Saulo Eduardo da Silva in the first round via triangle armbar. Burns also tapped out Edward Kelly via rear-naked choke in the first round at ONE FC 13 Moment of Truth. Then at ONE FC 14 War of Nations, he defeated Harris Sarmiento via unanimous decision. Burns also defeated Hiroshige Tanaka via unanimous decision at ONE FC 19 Reign of Champions. At ONE FC 23 Warrior’s Way, he faced Honorio Banario and tapped him out via rear-naked choke in round one. Burns also submitted Timofey Nastykhin via rear-naked choke in the first round at ONE FC 31 Odyessy of Champions
In his debut appearance with Titan Fighting Championship at Titan FC 51, he faced Aibek Nurseit and submitted him via triangle armbar in the second round to claim his first victory under the Titan Fighting Championship banner. For his next outing with Titan Fighting Championship at Titan FC 54 Burns tapped out Luis Gomez in the first round via rear-naked choke to score back to back wins with Titan FC. The win also earned Burns the sixth submission victory of his professional career. With slick submissions and already having a brother in the UFC, Burns will have the big leagues seeing double!