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Live updates, round-by-round scoring, winner for Belal Muhammad-Gilbert Burns at UFC 288

We break down pre-fight odds, provide round-by-round odds, and get you the eventual result for Belal Muhammad vs. Gilbert Burns at UFC 288

UFC 288 Ceremonial Weigh-in Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Update — Muhammad defeated Burns by unanimous decision.

The co-main event for UFC 288 features a showdown between Belal Muhammad and Gilbert Burns. The fight will take place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey as the main card will stream on ESPN+ PPV starting at 10 p.m. ET.

Burns (22-5) is the favorite (-150) in the fight over Muhammad (22-3), who is +130 on DraftKings Sportsbook. The main event features Aljamain Sterling vs Henry Cejudo.

We’ll be providing live updates throughout the fight with round-by-round scoring until a winner is determined.

Belal Muhammad vs. Gilbert Burns round-by-round results

Round 1: Muhammad

Following a slow, feeling-each-other-out start, Muhammad style-switching fighting style slowed Gilbert Burns down along with some well-placed kicks.

Burns failed in his lone takedown attempt and ate some body kicks and shots to the face.

Round 2: Muhammad

Muhammad once again controlled the round with some strong body kicks to Burns, which is clearly taking its toll.

Burns appears to have injured his arm or shoulder in a Round 1 takedown attempt.

Round 3: Muhammad

Muhammad’s methodical approach continued to dominate the fight. Burns struggled to get anything going and was visibly frustrated after the round.

Round 4: Muhammad

Despite a hurt left shoulder, Burns was able to land some punches on Muhammad but he still wasn’t able to avoid the devastating left-body kicks.

Round 5: Muhammad

It was a valiant effort from a hurt Burns, but he never had a chance after the first round. Muhammad dissected his opponent with precise jabs and kicks in an impressive victory.