Derek Brunson

Derek Brunson

Derek Brunson

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Derek Brunson

#7 UFC Middleweight Contender

Birthdate:January 4, 1984
Birthplace:Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Height:6 ft 1 in
Weight Class:Middleweight
Weight:186 lb
Reach:77 in

STATS & RECORDS

WINS(21)

KO/TKO SUBMISSIONS DECISIONS OTHERS
12 3 6 0

LOSSES(7)

KO/TKO SUBMISSIONS DECISIONS OTHERS
5 0 2 0
Status Active
Hometown Wilmington, United States
Team/Gym Jackson Wink Mma Academy – Nm
Age 37
Octagon Debut Aug. 19, 2012
Arm Reach 77 in
Leg Reach 43 in
Last Fight Aug 1, 2020
Next Fight Mar 06, 2021

Fights

WIN
Derek Brunson
UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Shahbazyan
Aug 1, 2020
TKO (punches)
R3 – 0:26
WIN
Derek Brunson
UFC 241
Aug 17, 2019
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Derek Brunson
UFC Fight Night: Iaquinta vs. Cowboy
May 4, 2019
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Derek Brunson
UFC 230
Nov 3, 2018
TKO (knees and punches)
R1 – 4:51
LOSS
Derek Brunson
UFC on Fox: Jacaré vs. Brunson 2
Jan 27, 2018
TKO (head kick and punches)
R1 – 3:50
WIN
Derek Brunson
UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Machida
Oct 28, 2017
KO (punches)
R1 – 2:30
WIN
Derek Brunson
UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Hunt
Jun 11, 2017
KO (punches)
R1 – 1:16
LOSS
Derek Brunson
UFC 208
Feb 11, 2017
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Derek Brunson
UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Brunson
Nov 27, 2016
TKO (head kick and punches)
R1 – 4:07
WIN
Derek Brunson
UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson
Sep 17, 2016
TKO (punches)
R1 – 1:41
WIN
Derek Brunson
UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. Cowboy
Feb 21, 2016
KO (punches)
R1 – 2:38
WIN
Derek Brunson
UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Saint Preux
Aug 8, 2015
TKO (punches)
R1 – 2:19
WIN
Derek Brunson
Ed Herman
UFC 183
Jan 31, 2015
TKO (punches)
R1 – 0:36
WIN
Derek Brunson
UFC 177
Aug 30, 2014
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Derek Brunson
UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Philippou
Jan 15, 2014
TKO (punches and body elbows)
R3 – 3:23
WIN
Derek Brunson
Brian Houston
UFC: Fight for the Troops 3
Nov 6, 2013
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 0:48
WIN
Derek Brunson
UFC 155
Dec 29, 2012
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Derek Brunson
Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman
Aug 18, 2012
KO (punches)
R1 – 0:41
LOSS
Derek Brunson
Kendall Grove
ShoFight 20
Jun 16, 2012
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Derek Brunson
Nate James
Strikeforce Challengers: Britt vs. Sayers
Nov 18, 2011
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Derek Brunson
Lumumba Sayers
Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson
Jul 30, 2011
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 4:33
WIN
Derek Brunson
Jeremy Hamilton
Strikeforce Challengers: Fodor vs. Terry
Jun 24, 2011
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Derek Brunson
Danny Babcock
World Extreme Fighting 45
Jan 22, 2011
KO (punch)
R1 – 1:07
WIN
Derek Brunson
Rhomez Brower
XFP: The Holiday Fight Fest
Dec 4, 2010
TKO (submission to punches)
R1 – 2:27
WIN
Derek Brunson
Todd Chattelle
ICE: Fright Night 2010
Oct 29, 2010
TKO (punches)
R1 – 0:14
WIN
Derek Brunson
Edward Jackson
Carolina’s Summer Fight Series 3
Jul 31, 2010
KO (punches)
R1 – 0:41
WIN
Derek Brunson
Chris McNally
Carolina’s Summer Fight Series 2
Jun 26, 2010
KO (punches)
R1 – 1:42
WIN
Derek Brunson
John Bryant
Carolina’s Summer Fight Series 1
May 22, 2010
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 0:52
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