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#4 Peso medio Division

Activo

"The 1"

Derek Brunson

Peso medio Division

23-8-0 (W-L-D)

12

Wins by Knockout

4

Wins by Submission

7

Wins by Decision

Derek Brunson

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Info

Learn more about Derek Brunson's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Activo
Hometown
Wilmington, Estados Unidos
Trains at
Sanford MMA
Age
38
Height
73.00
Weight
185.50
Octagon Debut
Aug. 19, 2012
Reach
77.00
Leg reach
43.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2010
     
  • 12 wins by KO, four by submission (4 RNC)
     
  • Fourteen first round finishes, seven in 1:16 or less
     
  • Has won 14 of his last 20 and five of his last six

 

UFC History

UFC 271 (2/12/22) Brunson was stopped by Jared Cannonier via TKO (elbows) at 4:29 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (9/4/21) Brunson submitted Darren Till via rear-naked choke at 2:13 of the third round
UFC Fight Night (3/20/21) Brunson won a five round unanimous decision over Kevin Holland
UFC Fight Night (8/1/20) Brunson stopped Edmen Shahbazyan via strikes at :26 of the third round
UFC 241 (8/17/19) Brunson won a three round unanimous decision over Ian Heinisch
UFC Fight Night (5/4/19) Brunson won a three round unanimous decision over Elias Theodorou
UFC 230 (11/3/18) Brunson was stopped by Israel Adesanya via strikes at 4:51 of the first round
UFC on FOX (1/27/18) Brunson was knocked out by Ronaldo Souza at 3:50 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (10/28/17) Brunson knocked out Lyoto Machida at 2:30 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (6/11/17) Brunson knocked out Dan Kelly at 1:16 of the first round
UFC 208 (2/11/17) Brunson lost a three round unanimous decision to Anderson Silva
UFC Fight Night (11/27/16) Brunson was stopped by Robert Whittaker via strikes at 4:07 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (9/17/16) Brunson stopped Uriah Hall via strikes at 1:41 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (2/21/16) Brunson stopped Roan Carneiro via strikes at 2:38 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (8/8/15) Brunson stopped Sam Alvey via strikes at 2:19 of the first round
UFC 183 (1/31/15) Brunson stopped Ed Herman via strikes at :36 of the first round
UFC 177 (8/30/14) Brunson won a three round unanimous decision over Lorenz Larkin
UFC Fight Night (1/15/14) Brunson was stopped by Yoel Romero via strikes at 3:23 of the third round
UFC Fight for the Troops (11/6/13) Brunson submitted Brian Houston via rear naked choke at :48 of the first round
UFC 155 (12/29/12) Brunson won a three round unanimous decision over Chris Leben

STRIKEFORCE HISTORY

Rousey vs. Kaufman (8/18/12) Brunson was knocked out by Ronaldo Souza at :41 of the first round
Challengers 20 (11/18/11) Brunson won a three round unanimous decision over Nate James
Fedor vs. Henderson (7/30/11) Brunson submitted Lumumba Sayers via rear naked choke at 4:33 of the first round
Challengers 16 (6/24/11) Brunson won a three round unanimous decision over Jeremy Hamilton

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? Nov 2009. I love to compete, and losing isn't my thing.
What ranks and titles have you held? Evolution MMA / PCSP, BJJ purple belt
Do you have any heroes? Friends and family
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting in the UFC has been my goal since Day One.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes - BA in Criminal justice
What was your job before you started fighting? In-home therapist / case worker
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Three-time DII wrestling All-American
Favorite grappling technique: slams
Favorite Striking technique: knockouts