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Nov 27, 2016 6:42 am

The MMA community reacts to Robert Whittaker’s wild win over Derek Brunson

Last night, the UFC returned to sunny Melbourne, Australia with UFC Fight Night 101. Though most of the fights on the 13-bout lineup were somewhat slow, the main event was an absolutely thriller. That main event pitted Australia’s own Robert Whittaker against Derek Brunson in a clash of rising middleweight contenders. This fight was given...

Nov 26, 2016 9:51 pm

UFC Fight Night 101 Results: Robert Whittaker KO’s Derek Brunson (Highlights)

A middleweight bout between Robert Whittaker and Derek Brunson served as the main event of UFC Fight Night 101 in Melbourne, Australia. Round one begins and the fighters touch gloves. Whittaker presses forward. Brunson moves in then shoots in for a takedown. It is not there. Whittaker lands a crisp shot that appears to stun...

Nov 25, 2016 6:48 am

Derek Brunson eyeing Yoel Romero rematch with win over Whittaker

This Saturday, middleweight contender Derek Brunson will look to extend his streak to six with a win over Australia’s Robert Whittaker. The two middleweights will share the main event honors of the UFC’s latest trip to Melbourne, Australia, which was originally supposed to be headlined by a rematch between Luke Rockhold and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza....

Nov 2, 2016 7:33 am

Robert Whittaker vs. Derek Brunson Promoted to Main Event of UFC Melbourne

Earlier this week, the UFC’s November 26 trip to Melbourne, Australia took a significant blow, as former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold was forced out of his planned bout with Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza with an injury. When this unfortunate news broke, there was speculation that the UFC might scramble to find a replacement opponent for Jacare....


Sep 22, 2016 10:31 am

Derek Brunson vs. Robert Whittaker targeted for UFC Fight Night 101 in Australia

Coming off of his fourth first-round knockout last weekend and fifth win in a row, UFC middleweight contender Derek Brunson is already being scheduled for his next fight. Following his TKO over Uriah Hall last Saturday, Brunson (16-3) is in talks for a fight down under with Robert Whittaker at UFC Fight Night 101 in...

Sep 18, 2016 8:07 am

Fighters React to Derek Brunson’s First-Round Finish of Uriah Hall

On Saturday night, the UFC took over the small border town of Hidalgo Texas with UFC Fight Night 94. In the main event of the evening, Michael Johnson dazzled with a first-round knockout of streaking contender Dustin Poirier. In the night’s co-main event, rising middleweight Derek Brunson scored a similarly emphatic win, leveling the hot-and-cold...

Sep 17, 2016 9:25 pm

VIDEO | Watch Derek Brunson drop and finish Uriah Hall

A key middleweight bout between Derek Brunson and Uriah Hall served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 card in Hidalgo, Texas. Brunson was able to land a huge left hand early in round one that sent Hall crashing to the canvas. Derek quickly pounced on Hall and began raining down some...

Sep 17, 2016 9:15 pm

UFC Hidalgo Results: Derek Brunson TKO’s Uriah Hall

A key middleweight bout between Uriah Hall and Derek Brunson served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 card in Hidalgo, Texas. Round one begins and Brunson immediately uses some forward pressure to push Hall up against the cage. He begins working for a takedown but Uriah is able to defend the...

Sep 16, 2016 9:06 am

Uriah Hall Blasts “idiot” Derek Brunson: He’s Scared and Weak-Minded

Derek Brunson has made no secret of his disdain for Uriah Hall in advance of their middleweight showdown this Saturday. The Strikeforce veteran has spent the past few months lambasting his upcoming foe, even accusing him of PED-use on several occasions. Unsurprisingly, Brunson’s verbal onslaught hasn’t gone over well with Hall, and in a recent interview...

Sep 13, 2016 6:39 pm

Derek Brunson Once Again Accuses Uriah Hall of PED Use

This Saturday (September 17), in the co-main event of the UFC’s debut in the small border town of Hidalgo, Texas, dangerous middleweights Derek Brunson and Uriah Hall will collide. In advance of this compelling middleweight showdown, Brunson has thrown a fairly serious accusation Hall’s way. He claims his middleweight rival has been using performance enhancing...

Jun 19, 2016 10:54 am

Derek Brunson is out; Mousasi calls for Hall, Belfort or Bisping to step up

Former Strikeforce title holder Gegard Mousasi was expected to square off with rising contender Derek Brunson at July’s stacked UFC 200 event. Unfortunately for fight fans, Brunson has apparently suffered an injury that has forced him off the July 9 fight card: I have been informed that @DerekBrunson is out. I am waiting to find...

May 17, 2016 6:04 pm

Derek Brunson blasts fellow middleweights, calls for title fight with Rockhold

Derek Brunson (15-3 MMA) is the latest middleweight to offer his services for the vacant UFC 199 slot opposite current UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. The rising 185-pound contender is currently riding a four-fight win streak, which includes first-round knockout victories over Ed Herman, Sam Alvey and most recently Roan Carneiro. Brunson took to Twitter...

Feb 22, 2016 1:11 pm

Callout Video: Uriah Hall wants Derek Brunson fight at UFC 197

Things are starting to shake up in the middleweight division with Silva vs Bisping going down this weekend and now Uriah Hall wants to get a fight contracted with Derek Brunson for UFC 197 in Las Vegas, NV. Prior to last night’s event Hall is ranked #11 while Brunson is ranked #13 in the middleweight...

Feb 21, 2016 8:10 pm

UFN 83 Results: Derek Brunson TKO’s Roan Carneiro in round one

A middleweight bout between Derek Brunson (15-3 MMA) and Roan Carneiro (20-10 MMA) served as the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night 83’ tonight in Pittsburgh. Round one begins and Brunson throws a leg kick that misses. Another leg kick attempt misses for Brunson and Carneiro presses forward with punches, nothing lands flush however. Good...

Aug 9, 2015 7:48 am

REPLAY!! Derek Brunson vs. Sam Alvey (Highlights)

Derek Brunson looked like a man possessed last night in Nashville when he stepped into the octagon to face Sam Alvey. Brunson may not have won a ‘Performance of the Night’ bonus, but his actions tonight sent a message to the rest of the middleweights in his division that he is not in the UFC...

Aug 8, 2015 8:48 pm

UFN 73 Results: Derek Brunson Goes Crazy On Sam Alvey, Puts Him Away Early

Sam Alvey and Derek Brunson faced off in the octagon on the main card of UFC Fight Night 73. Right away Brunson came out with a big punch that missed. Then he clinched and put Alvey on the cage. From there Brunson looked to land big uppercuts and punches. Brunson lost his mind and stated...

Jan 31, 2015 6:18 pm

UFC 183 Results: Brunson TKOs Herman in 36 Seconds!

Derek Brunson brought the crowd to life with his quick knockout victory over Ed Herman! The crowd in Las Vegas was bloodthirsty after three consecutive decisions and Brunson gave them what they wanted. After a short feeling out process, Brunson caught Herman off guard with two consecutive left hands. Herman backed up and fell on...

Dec 18, 2014 4:59 am

GRUDGE MATCH! Herman vs. Brunson Rebooked For UFC 183

A middleweight grudge match between Ed Herman and Derek Brunson has been rebooked for UFC 183. UFC 183 goes down on January 31, from Las Vegas. In the main event, Anderson Silva returns against Nick Diaz. Herman and Brunson were originally scheduled to square-off on the UFC on FOX 13 Preliminary card. Brunson fell ill...

Dec 15, 2014 9:22 am

TWITTER BEEF: Ed Herman and Derek Brunson talk trash after cancelled bout

On Saturday night, Ed Herman was slated to face Derek Brunson at UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix, however Brunson fell ill with food poisoning, and was unable to fight. In a mix-up, Ed Herman was not informed until right before his walkout. Brunson apologized on Twitter, however the next day the pair engaged in...

Dec 13, 2014 2:39 pm

UFC on FOX 13 Results: Brunson Sick, Fight with Herman Canceled

Derek Brunson fell ill and notified UFC officials this morning he did not feel like he was in any condition to step into the octagon tonight. As a result of this, his bout with Ed Herman has been canceled. The announcement was made on the Fox Sports 1 Pre-Show. Daniel Cormier mentioned that he had...

Aug 31, 2014 2:45 pm

Derek Brunson Plans Return To Jackson Camp After UFC 177 Victory

“I need to get back out to Greg Jackson’s. He cornered me (Saturday), but I stayed home for this training camp so I could be with my daughters during the summer time. I just need to get back out there and get full camps in. I was definitely a little rusty out there, considering I...

Aug 30, 2014 6:51 pm

UFC 177 Results: Brunson Wrestles His Way to Decision Win Against Larkin

Derek Brunson was able to get out of the path of Lorenz Larkin’s fists as he wrestled his way to a unanimous decision victory. Brunson and Larkin closed out the preliminary portion of “UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto” with a slow-paced middleweight bout. Brunson utilized his elite grappling skills to shut down Larkin’s striking game...

Jun 10, 2014 8:11 am

Lorenz Larkin Meets Derek Brunson At UFC 176

Middleweights Lorenz Larkin and Derek Brunson are set to square off at UFC 176 on August 2nd at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Lorenz Larkin is coming off a KO loss to Costas Philippou on May 10th. Prior to that Larkin dropped a decision to Brad Tavares. The former Strikeforce veteran is looking to...

Jan 16, 2014 6:12 am

Dana White Confirms “Derek Brunson has a fractured jaw”

After Derek Brunson and Yoel Romero’s epic back and forth battle Romero gained the upper hand and was able to secure a TKO victory at UFC Fight Night 35 on Wednesday night in Duluth, Ga.. At first it seemed that Derek had it in the bag, however Romero was able to land a few hard strikes...