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Feb 18, 2018 10:46 am

Derek Brunson calls for fight with former champ Michael Bisping

Though former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has recently been linked to bouts with fellow legends such as Vitor Belfort, Rashad Evans and Lyoto Machida, he’s still without an opponent for the highly anticipated final bout of his career. Bisping’s fellow top-10 middleweight Derek Brunson is hoping to change that. Brunson made a callout of...

Feb 17, 2018 9:21 pm

Derek Brunson takes a jab at Colby Covington and “Chaos” counters with a savage response

UFC middleweight contender Derek Brunson decided to take a jab at surging welterweight contender Colby Covington on social media earlier this evening. Covington had taken to Twitter with the following video earlier this afternoon where he announced that #NerdBash2018 was officially on and that nobody was safe. I'm tired of all the bullshit I see...

Jan 28, 2018 8:28 am

VIDEO | Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs. Derek Brunson full fight video highlights

Last night, former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza returned to the cage for the first time since an April 2017 loss to current UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. His opponent in this comeback fight was established middleweight contender Derek Brunson. Jacare did not waste this opportunity, loosening his foe’s batteries with a first-round head...

Jan 28, 2018 7:13 am

Athlete outfitting pay for UFC Charlotte: Derek Brunson tops payout at $15K

Last night, the UFC returned to our screens with UFC Charlotte, an exciting, 12-fight card that aired on FOX. In the main event of this card, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza improved to 2-0 against Derek Brunson, putting his fellow contender down with a first-round head kick and a storm of followup punches. In the co-main event,...

Jan 28, 2018 5:54 am

Derek Brunson reacts to first-round loss to “Jacare”

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Charlotte, North Carolina, long-time middleweight contender Derek Brunson returned to the loss column thanks to a thudding first-round head-kick dealt by former Strikeforce champ Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. Despite the fact that he has now lost twice to Souza, and that he’s now 2-3...

Jan 27, 2018 7:26 pm

MMA Community reacts to Jacare Souza’s impressive victory over Derek Brunson

MMA Community reacts to Jacare Souza’s impressive victory over Derek Brunson! Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza got back in the win column tonight in Charlotte. The Brazilian submission specialist earned a first-round knockout victory over Derek Brunson in the main event of UFC on FOX 27. Souza was able to land a big head kick that had...

Jan 27, 2018 7:03 pm

UFC Charlotte Results: Jacare Souza finishes Derek Brunson (VIDEO)

A key middleweight scrap between Derek Brunson and Jacare Souza headlined tonight’s UFC fight card in Charlotte. Round one begins and Brunson fires off a leg kick to get things started. Jacare comes forward with a front kick that misses. Brunson responds with a front kick of his own but it also comes up short....

Jan 27, 2018 4:23 pm

Play by Play Radio // UFC on Fox: Jacaré vs. Brunson 2 Live Results

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC on Fox: Jacare vs. Brunson 2 event? BJPenn.com has you covered! Tune in to “Play By Play Radio” for up to the second results. Tonights “Play By Play Radio” will be hosted by 2X UFC Hall of Fame Champion BJ Penn. Tonight’s event is headlined with a rematch between Jacaré...

Jan 26, 2018 8:42 am

Derek Brunson Wants a Big Reward if he Smashes Jacare at UFC Charlotte

Smarter. Faster. Stronger.@DerekBrunson knows what he needs to do to get his hand raised. #UFCCharlotte pic.twitter.com/1x6rp1JO4u — UFC (@ufc) January 26, 2018 Things didn’t go Derek Brunson‘s way the last time he fought Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza in Strikeforce. He got caught with a punch coming in, a lot like his fight with Robert Whittaker, that...

Jan 9, 2018 7:20 pm

Derek Brunson Ready to show the New Him and Earn Title Shot off Jacare Victory

UFC on Fox 27 in Charlotte, North Carolina will be the UFC’s first event in the state since 2010 and their fourth ever. Headlining will be the hometown top Middleweight contender, Derek Brunson when he takes on the perennial top five 185er, Jacare Souza in a rematch from their 2012 Strikeforce meeting. Jacare won the...

Dec 8, 2017 11:40 am

Derek Brunson Gives Props to Georges St-Pierre for Vacating

There have been mixed reactions to the recent news of Georges St-Pierre leaving middleweight and vacating the title he just won a month ago. It was his battle with his stomach in the arduous rode to weight gain that resulted in ulcerative colitis, prompting St-Pierre to abandon the division. Ignoring the negativity, we’ll focus directly...

Nov 29, 2017 10:49 am

Derek Brunson signs bout agreement for UFC on Fox 27 main event

Fresh off a first-round drubbing of former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, Derek Brunson says his next fight has already been signed. Speaking to ESPN, Brunson revealed that he’s inked a contract for a bout with former Strikeforce middleweight champ Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, and he believes Souza has signed a bout agreement too. The fight...

Nov 20, 2017 6:00 pm

‘Jacare’ Souza and Derek Brunson Agree to Fight, But on Different Cards

The middleweight division has become as perplexing as it is stacked. Now with former UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre at the helm, and an interim champ working his way back to the cage, the rest of the division continues to sort it self out. Already illustrating this sentiment is champ Michael Bisping, who is making...

Nov 9, 2017 10:21 am

Paulo Costa Wants to Break Derek Brunson’s Face

Paulo Costa is a problem. Formerly ‘Borrachinha’, Costa now wants to be called ‘The Eraser’ and he’s earned it too. He’s undefeated and he’s finished all three of his UFC opponents. His latest victim was Johny Hendricks at UFC 214, who fell to strikes in the second round. Fans and media aren’t the only ones who...

Nov 6, 2017 6:01 am

Paulo Costa responds to steroid accusations from Derek Brunson

Over the weekend, in the first fight of the stacked UFC 217 main card, rising Brazilian middleweight contender Paulo Costa stepped into the cage with former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. Though Costa towered over the former welterweight, this fight stood out as one of the biggest tests of his UFC career thus far –...

Nov 2, 2017 6:32 am

Lyoto Machida finally breaks silence, issues poignant statement after Derek Brunson loss

Last weekend, Lyoto Machida returned from a lengthy hiatus to battle the dangerous Derek Brunson. Unfortunately for Machida and his fans, this comeback fight went disastrously, as he was knocked senseless inside the first frame. In the wake of this loss, Machida was initially quite silent. Now, however, the former light heavyweight champion has finally...

Nov 2, 2017 6:00 am

Derek Brunson calls out Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold, Weidman responds

Last weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s action packed returned to Sao Paulo, Brazil, Derek Brunson shot up the middleweight rankings with a first-round drubbing of Lyoto Machida. Post-fight, when pressed by on-duty color commentator Daniel Cormier, Brunson issued a fun callout of former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. On Wednesday night, Brunson...

Oct 28, 2017 11:52 pm

VIDEO | Derek Brunson calls out a former champion following win over Lyoto Machida

UFC middleweight contender Derek Brunson picked up a huge win in the headliner of last night’s UFC Fight Night 119 event in Sao Paulo, defeating Lyoto Machida via first-round knockout. Brunson was able to rock “The Dragon” with a nasty left hand before eventually putting him to sleep with some viscous ground and pound. Brunson’s...

Oct 28, 2017 10:13 pm

UFC Fighters react to Derek Brunson slaying “The Dragon” in Round 1

Derek Brunson silenced the crowd in Sao Paulo after slaying “The Dragon” Lyoto Machida in round one of their event headlining scrap. Machida looked sharp in the early moments of the fight but eventually Brunson was able to find a home for his devastating left hand which sent Lyoto crashing to the canvas. Brunson would...

Oct 28, 2017 9:55 pm

UFC Fight Night 119 Results: Derek Brunson KO’s Lyoto Machida (VIDEO)

A key middleweight tilt between former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida and perennial contender Derek Brunson served as the headlining bout of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 119 event in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Round one begins and Brunson attempts to take the center of the octagon. He fires off a low kick that misses. Machida circles...

Oct 27, 2017 12:23 pm

Derek Brunson Knows He Can Beat Robert Whittaker

Last year, Derek Brunson squared off with hard-hitting Aussie Robert Whittaker and it didn’t exactly go his way. He came out like a man possessed, desperately wanting to get his fifth knockout in a row and the title shot that would come with it. Instead, he got his lights turned off by Robert Whittaker and...

Oct 26, 2017 11:23 am

VIDEO | Lyoto Machida shocked some with a loud yell after staredown with Derek Brunson

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida is set to return to competition after over two years since last fighting in the Octagon. Machida is coming off an 18-month suspension after admitting the use of the banned substance 7-Keto-DHEA. Machida claimed that he did not know that the pills he bought over the counter contained...

Jun 11, 2017 5:54 am

Pros react to Derek Brunson’s quick KO of Dan Kelly

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 110, American middleweight contender Derek Brunson collided with streaking Australian judo specialist Dan Kelly. Brunson made this challenge look easy. Moments into the first round, he floored his Australian foe with a crashing left hand. From there, Brunson chased his dazed opponent to the canvas,...

Jun 10, 2017 9:20 pm

UFC Auckland results: Derek Brunson mauls Dan Kelly in the first (highlights)

In the co-main event of the UFC’s Saturday-night UFC Auckland card, American Derek Brunson met Australia’s Dan Kelly in a clash of ranked middleweights. Though Kelly entered the fight with a good deal of momentum behind him, this one was all Brunson. Moments into the first round, the American put his foe down with a...

Feb 16, 2017 7:01 am

Derek Brunson now reportedly not appealing Anderson Silva loss

At UFC 208, Derek Brunson stepped into the Octagon with former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva for a highly anticipated scrap. After three rounds, Silva was awarded the unanimous decision win, however on paper, the stats saw Brunson winning the fight. After a period of frustration from Brunson, and an announcement that Holly Holm would...

Feb 14, 2017 8:27 am

Derek Brunson statement on Anderson Silva loss

This past weekend at UFC 208, MMA icon Anderson Silva snapped a 2-fight skid as he picked up a unanimous decision win over Derek Brunson in a highly anticipated scrap between two of the most exciting fighters in the middleweight division. Silva was awarded the unanimous decision win, however on paper, many believe Brunson won...

Feb 13, 2017 11:33 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva reflects on win over Derek Brunson

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva picked up his first official win since 2012 at UFC 208 over the weekend. However, Silva’s win did not come without controversy as many believed the judges unanimous decision could have gone in favor of his opponent Derek Brunson. Following the fight on Saturday night, Silva spoke with UFC’s...

Feb 12, 2017 2:35 pm

Derek Brunson believes he “outclassed” Anderson Silva at UFC 208

Perennial middleweight contender Derek Brunson took on former division kingpin Anderson Silva in the co-main event of UFC 208 last night in Brooklyn, New York. After three-rounds of action the Silva vs. Brunson fight went to the judges scorecards for a decision. To the surprise of many fans and analysts, Anderson Silva was awarded the...