Gilberto “Durinho” Burns made his professional MMA debut last Saturday at Crown Fighting Championship 5, in Saint George, Utah, USA. The current Jiu-Jitsu world champion of the lightweight division put his slick submission skills to work and tapped out the dangerous José Salgado with a first-round rear-naked choke.
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The black belt from Rio de Janeiro State won his amateur MMA debut last July. On the occasion he celebrated victory with a post on Twitter: “I did well, thank God. I kept cool. The guy was really good at wrestling, but I took his back and subbed him. It was awesome!”