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Age 35
Gender Male
Height 6' 1"
Weight Class Middleweight

Derek Brunson is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 18 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 18-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 8 years, 5 months, 11 days
Rounds Fought 28.1
Avg. Fights/Year 3.0
Longest Layoff 10 months, 8 days
Quickest Turnaround 1 month, 5 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 10 4 4
Losses 5 0 2
Finish Rate 77.8%
Finished Rate 71.4%
Win by Decision Rate 22.2%
Loss by Decision Rate 28.6%
Win by KO Rate 55.6%
Loss by KO Rate 71.4%
Win by SUB Rate 22.2%
Loss by SUB Rate 0.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

2 Losses

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:14
Fastest KO 00:14
Fastest SUB 00:48
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 0.9
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 04:38
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.6
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 08:07
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
05/04/2019 TBD
(18-7-0)
Elias Theodorou
(16-2-0)
MW To Be Decided
UFC on ESPN+ 9
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/03/2018 L
(18-6-0)
Israel Adesanya
(14-0-0)
MW
(185.8 vs. 185.8)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 230
1 4:51
Official MMA Fight Results 01/27/2018 L
(18-5-0)
Jacare Souza
(24-5-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 186.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC on FOX: JACARE vs. BRUNSON 2
1 3:50
Official MMA Fight Results 10/28/2017 W
(17-5-0)
Lyoto Machida
(22-6-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
KO (Strike)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: MACHIDA vs. BRUNSON
1 2:30
Official MMA Fight Results 06/10/2017 W
(16-5-0)
Daniel Kelly
(13-1-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 186.0)
KO (Strike)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: LEWIS vs. HUNT
1 1:16
Official MMA Fight Results 02/11/2017 L
(16-4-0)
Anderson Silva
(33-8-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 185.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 208: Holm vs. De Randamie (Brooklyn, NY)
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/26/2016 L
(16-3-0)
Robert Whittaker
(16-4-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 185.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Brunson
1 4:07
Official MMA Fight Results 09/17/2016 W
(15-3-0)
Uriah Hall
(12-6-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 185.5)
TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson
1 1:41
Official MMA Fight Results 02/21/2016 W
(14-3-0)
Roan Carneiro
(20-9-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 184.5)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC Fight Night 83: Cerrone vs Oliveira
1 2:38
Official MMA Fight Results 08/08/2015 W
(13-3-0)
Samuel Alvey
(26-6-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 186.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night 73: St. Preux vs Teixeira
1 2:19
Official MMA Fight Results 01/31/2015 W
(12-3-0)
Edward Herman
(20-10-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 186.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC 183: Silva vs Diaz
1 0:36
Official MMA Fight Results 08/29/2014 W
(11-3-0)
Lorenz Larkin
(14-3-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 186.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 177: Dillashaw vs Barao
5
Official MMA Fight Results 01/15/2014 L
(11-2-0)
Yoel Romero
(6-1-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night 35: Philipou vs Rockhold
3 3:23
Official MMA Fight Results 11/06/2013 W
(10-2-0)
Brian Houston
(4-0-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 185.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC Fight for the Troops: Kennedy vs. Natal
1 0:48
Official MMA Fight Results 12/29/2012 W
(9-2-0)
Chris Leben
(22-9-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 155: Dos Santos vs Velasquez
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/18/2012 L
(9-1-0)
Jacare Souza
(15-3-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 186.0)
KO
Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman
1 0:41
Official MMA Fight Results 06/16/2012 L
(9-0-0)
Kendall Grove
(15-10-0)
LHW
(189.4 vs. 189.1)
Decision (Split Decision)
ShoFIGHT 20
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/18/2011 W
(8-0-0)
Nathan James
(12-6-1)
MW
(186.0 vs. 184.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce 11/18/11
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/30/2011 W
(7-0-0)
Lumumba Sayers
(3-1-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 184.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson
1 4:33
Official MMA Fight Results 06/24/2011 W
(6-0-0)
Jeremy Hamilton
(8-0-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 186.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce Challengers
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 01/22/2011 W
(5-0-0)
Danny Babcock
(6-3-0)
MW
(184.6 vs. 184.6)
KO
UNF Arena - Jacksonville, FL 01/22/11
1 1:07
Official MMA Fight Results 12/04/2010 W
(4-0-0)
Rhomez Brower
(10-10-1)
MW
(187.6* vs. 185.0)
Submission (Strikes)
Holiday Fightfest
1 2:27
Official MMA Fight Results 10/29/2010 W
(3-0-0)
Todd Chattelle
(6-4-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 184.0)
KO
Fright Night 2010
1 0:14
Official MMA Fight Results 07/31/2010 W
(2-0-0)
Edward Jackson
(0-0-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 182.6)
KO
CFP - Carolinas' Summer Fight Series, Fight #3
1 0:41
Official MMA Fight Results 06/26/2010 W
(1-0-0)
Christopher McNally
(3-2-0)
MW
(185.6 vs. 184.2)
KO (Strike)
CFP - Carolinas Summer Fight Series: Fight #2
1 1:42
Official MMA Fight Results 05/22/2010 W
(0-0-0)
John Bryant
(1-3-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 182.2)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
CFP - Carolinas' Summer Fight Series, Fight #1
1 0:52
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class

Amateur Career Statistics

Amateur Record 2-0-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 1 month, 4 days
Rounds Fought 1.4
Avg. Fights/Year 24.0
Longest Layoff 1 month, 4 days
Quickest Turnaround 1 month, 4 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 2 0 0
Losses 0 0 0
Finish Rate 100.0%
Finished Rate 0.0%
Win by Decision Rate 0.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 0.0%
Win by KO Rate 100.0%
Loss by KO Rate 0.0%
Win by SUB Rate 0.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 0.0%
Win Method

Current Streak

2 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 02:00
Fastest KO 02:00
Fastest SUB -
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 0.7
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 02:07
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 0.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 00:00
Finish Rounds

Official Amateur Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 02/27/2010 W
(1-0-0)
Shawn Tavares
(2-0-0)
MW TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
CFP - War on the Shore
1 2:15
NSF 01/23/2010 W
(0-0-0)
Steve Bontatibus
(0-0-0)
KO
Carolina Fight Promotions: Bash At The Beach
1 2:00
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class