231 Search Results for brunson

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...

Jan 15, 2014 8:28 pm

Fight Night 35 Bonus Report: Romero, Brunson, Miller and Rockhold Get Paid

Submission of the Night: Cole Miller Cole Miller hasn’t won a bonus since his ‘SOTN’ in 2010 at UFC Fight Night 22. We saw Cole Miller return to form tonight as he displayed dominance in every aspect of tonight’s bout. When he was standing with Sam Sicilia, he would keep him at bay with his...

Jan 15, 2014 5:27 pm

Fight Night 35 Results: Romero Finishes Brunson by way of TKO in Round 3

These middleweights did not shy away from throwing fight-ending shots. It is known that Romero has knockout power, but what was unexpected was the fact that Brunson would be able to take the world-class wrestler down multiple times. He even slammed him late in the third round. Brunson would get the best of Romero in...

Nov 26, 2013 11:52 am

Romero vs Brunson and Pichel vs Whiteley added to UFC Fight Night 35

UFC Officials recently informed fight fans that Middleweights Yoel Romero (6-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) vs. DerekBrunson (11-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC, pictured) and lightweights Vinc Pichel (7-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) vs. Garett Whiteley (7-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) have been added to UFC Fight Night 35’s already stacked card. UFC Fight Night 35 takes place Jan. 15 at Arena at...

Aug 5, 2013 10:30 am

Brian Houston In For Derek Brunson, To Meet Yoel Romero At UFC 164

Undefeated Brian Houston will be making his UFC debut as he steps in for an injured Derek Brunson to take on Yoel Romero at UFC 164 on August 31.   By Christopher Murphy   One of the preliminary fights of the UFC 164 card has seen a last-minute replacement, as undefeated middleweight fighter Brian Houston...

Dec 19, 2012 12:20 pm

UFC 155: Karlos Vemola Out, Derek Brunson In Against Chris Leben | UFC NEWS

A last minute card shift has put former Strikeforce middleweight, Derek Brunson, into a scheduled matchup with UFC veteran Chris Leben. The change comes on the heels of an injury that forced Karlos Vemola off the card. UFC officials announced the matchup earlier today. UFC 155 is set to take place on Dec. 29 from...

Jun 26, 2012 3:36 pm

Jacare vs Brunson Expected For August Strikeforce Event | MMA NEWS

By JOSE GARCIA A middleweight tilt featuring Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Derek Brunson is slated to go down on Strikeforce’s August main fight card. A source close to the situation has confirmed the rumored fight. Souza (15-3) is a former Strikeforce Champion and is looking to gain some ground in the middleweight division and earn...

Feb 22, 2012 4:55 pm

Bristol Marunde In For Brunson Against Jacare On March 3

Yesterday we released a breaking story revealed by Strikeforce executive Scott Coker. The March 3 Strikeforce event slated for Columbus, Ohio took a hit to its roster when Derek Brunson was unable to pass Ohio medical exams and was subsequently removed from his bout against Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. The Strikeforce match making department went straight...