WATCH: “Gilbert is so f**ked” – UFC 299 star Jack Della Maddalena sends punching bag flying during training for Gilbert Burns matchup; fans react

Security footage captured Jack Della Maddalena breaking a punching bag off its chains.


WATCH: “Gilbert is so f**ked” – UFC 299 star Jack Della Maddalena sends punching bag flying during training for Gilbert Burns matchup; fans react

Jack Della Maddalena breaks a punching back off its chains (via Imago/X)

Gilbert Burns vs. Jack Della Maddalena is set to go down at UFC 299. The exciting matchup is a part of one of the most stacked UFC cards in recent times. With Burns returning from injuries to take on a surging prospect, this fight has many eyes on it. Now, a video of Maddalena breaking a punching bag off its chains shocked the MMA world.

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In the video, the Australian prospect practiced boxing on a punching bag as usual. After a while, he threw a thunderous right hand, and the impact broke the chains of the bag, sending it flying. Unbothered by it, Jack Della Maddalena just hopped onto another bag to continue his training. This footage soon went viral on social media, causing concern among the fight fans for Gilbert Burns.

Jack Della Maddalena also looked ferocious in his recent interviews. He wanted to finish Gilbert Burns to make a statement since his last victories came off split decisions. Further, he confidently stated he looked at a title matchup or a title eliminator next. As such, he even welcomed a matchup with Shavkat Rakhmonov to challenge himself and earn his way to the title.

Gilbert Burns is a UFC veteran and title challenger who has faced all facets of fighters. As such, he was confident in returning to winning ways after losing to Belal Muhammad. However, he respected the power of Jack Della Maddalena and his boxing skillset. As such, the video of Maddalena breaking the punching bag only proved Burns’ assessment right.

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Fans react to Jack Della Maddalena breaking the punching bag

Jack Della Maddalena has captured the eyes of MMA fans with his captivating performances. So far, the Australian prospect has remained undefeated in the UFC, securing seven wins. Now, he is to take on the #4-ranked Gilbert Burns to break through the top five of the rankings. Ahead of the fight, he broke a punching bag at a gym just with a single punch.

Fans react to Jack Della Maddalena breaking a punching bag ahead of his UFC 299 fight with Gilbert Burns
Fans react to Jack Della Maddalena breaking a punching bag ahead of his UFC 299 fight with Gilbert Burns (via UFC)

This scared the fight fans of Jack Della Maddalena’s power. Although everyone knew he had power in his hand, no one expected a dynamite kind of power. As such, the footage of him sending the punching bag flying went viral on X. This garnered huge reactions among fans. Here are some interesting reactions:

Fight fans were in disbelief at the Australian’s power. Many even called the video fake. However, the footage looked like it was from a security camera, making it arguably authentic. Most of them were concerned about his next opponent, Gilbert Burns, while some just trolled him. Anyway, Burns and Jack Della Maddalena clash heads in a welterweight bout at UFC 299.

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