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He is a real champion: Gilbert Burns lauds Aung La N Sang ahead of Khamzat fight

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Calendar Icon02 April 2022

Gilbert Burns is all set to fight Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273. It is a crucial welterweight clash for both Burns and Chimaev and ahead of the showdown, Burns recently talked highly about his Sanford MMA Teammate and former ONE double champion Aung La N Sang.

Burns said that Aung La is someone that he always helps him out at the gym in his recent interview with Sportskeeda.

"We have a great atmosphere. Very good guys. Aung La is freaking very good. He's always helping out. He says he wants to grapple more with me and get his grappling good,” Burns said.

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He further went on to add that Aung La N Sang is a real champion.

"We always grapple, we're always helping each other. Aung La is different. He's that guy that always has the champion mentality. Always happy. Very good heart. He's a real champion. A human being. A very good guy," the UFC star added.

Aung La N Sang is currently coming off a loss against Vitaly Bigdash in ONE Championship and recently announced the news that he is going to be a father again. The Burmese Python was the reigning ONE Championship Middleweight and Light Heavyweight Champion sometime back before he dropped the titles to Reinier De Ridder.

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