Kevin Burns is a fighter best known for his short stint in the UFC and his upset victory over blackbelt Roan Carneiro. Burns was cut from the UFC after three back-to-back losses to Anthony Johnson, Chris Lytle and TJ Grant.
In his first fight since being cut from the UFC, Burns defeated Sean Huffman via unanimous decision. He followed that up with a victory over Kalel Robinson via first-round arm triangle submission. He next faced Koffi Adzitso, losing via first-round TKO.
- Roan Carneiro vs. Kevin Burns - The fight was the UFC debut of Burns. Burns showed off excellent defensive and offensive jiu jitsu skills against the blackbelt Roan Carneiro. He was a late replacement for Ryo Chonan. Carneiro faced Chonan (for the second time) regardless for his next fight three months later.
- Chris Lytle vs. Kevin Burns - The fight was a bloody war.
- Koffi Adzitso vs. Kevin Burns