Derek
Brunson

  • Age:
    36
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 1"
  • Weight:
    185
  • Fighting Out Of:

Stats

W-L-D
21-7-0
(T)KO
11-5
SUB
4-0
  • Age:
    36
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 1"
  • Weight:
    185
  • Fighting Out Of:

Stats

W-L-D
21-7-0
(T)KO
11-5
SUB
4-0

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Wins:
    3

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:14
  • Fastest KO:
    00:14
  • Fastest SUB:
    00:48

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    71.4%
  • Finished Rate:
    71.4%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    28.6%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    28.6%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    52.4%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    71.4%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    19%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    0%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    21-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    10 years, 2 months, 9 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    36.1
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    2.8
  • Longest Layoff:
    0 years, 11 month, 15 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    1 months, 5 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.2
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    05:53
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    1.6
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    08:07

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
08/01/2020
Win
20-7-0
Edmen Shahbazyan
(11-0-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 185.5
TKO/RSC
UFC FN 45 ON ESPN: BRUNSON vs SHAHBAZYAN
3 00:26
08/17/2019
Win
19-7-0
Ian Heinisch
(13-1-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 185.5
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 241
3 05:00
05/04/2019
Win
18-7-0
Elias Theodorou
(16-2-0)
Middleweight
185.7 vs 185.5
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on ESPN+ 9
3 05:00
11/03/2018
Loss
18-6-0
Israel Adesanya
(14-0-0)
Middleweight
185.8 vs 185.8
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 230
1 04:51
01/27/2018
Loss
18-5-0
Jacare Souza
(24-5-0)
Middleweight
185 vs 186
TKO/RSC
UFC on FOX: JACARE vs. BRUNSON 2
1 03:50
10/28/2017
Win
17-5-0
Lyoto Machida
(22-6-0)
Middleweight
185 vs 185
KO (Strike)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: MACHIDA vs. BRUNSON
1 02:30
06/10/2017
Win
16-5-0
Daniel Kelly
(13-1-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 186
KO (Strike)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: LEWIS vs. HUNT
1 01:16
02/11/2017
Loss
16-4-0
Anderson Silva
(33-8-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 185
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 208: Holm vs. De Randamie (Brooklyn, NY)
3 05:00
11/26/2016
Loss
16-3-0
Robert Whittaker
(16-4-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 185
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Brunson
1 04:07
09/17/2016
Win
15-3-0
Uriah Hall
(12-6-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 185.5
TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson
1 01:41
02/21/2016
Win
14-3-0
Roan Carneiro
(20-9-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 184.5
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC Fight Night 83: Cerrone vs Oliveira
1 02:38
08/08/2015
Win
13-3-0
Samuel Alvey
(26-6-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 186
TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night 73: St. Preux vs Teixeira
1 02:19
01/31/2015
Win
12-3-0
Ed Herman
(20-10-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 186
TKO/RSC
UFC 183: Silva vs Diaz
1 00:36
08/29/2014
Win
11-3-0
Lorenz Larkin
(14-3-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 186
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 177: Dillashaw vs Barao
5 00:00
01/15/2014
Loss
11-2-0
Yoel Romero
(6-1-0)
Middleweight
185 vs 185
TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night 35: Philipou vs Rockhold
3 03:23
11/06/2013
Win
10-2-0
Brian Houston
(4-0-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 185
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC Fight for the Troops: Kennedy vs. Natal
1 00:48
12/29/2012
Win
9-2-0
Chris Leben
(22-9-0)
Middleweight
185 vs 185
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 155: Dos Santos vs Velasquez
3 05:00
08/18/2012
Loss
9-1-0
Jacare Souza
(15-3-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 186
KO
Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman
1 00:41
06/16/2012
Loss
9-0-0
Kendall Grove
(15-10-0)
Light-heavyweight
189.4 vs 189.1
Decision (Split Decision)
ShoFIGHT 20
3 05:00
11/18/2011
Win
8-0-0
Nathan James
(12-6-1)
Middleweight
186 vs 184
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce 11/18/11
3 05:00
07/30/2011
Win
7-0-0
Lumumba Sayers
(3-1-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 184
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson
1 04:33
06/24/2011
Win
6-0-0
Jeremy Hamilton
(8-0-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 186
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce Challengers
3 05:00
01/22/2011
Win
5-0-0
Danny Babcock
(6-3-0)
Middleweight
184.6 vs 184.6
KO
UNF Arena - Jacksonville, FL 01/22/11
1 01:07
12/04/2010
Win
4-0-0
Rhomez Brower
(10-10-1)
Middleweight
187.6 vs 185
Submission (Strikes)
Holiday Fightfest
1 02:27
10/29/2010
Win
3-0-0
Todd Chattelle
(6-4-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 184
KO
Fright Night 2010
1 00:14
07/31/2010
Win
2-0-0
Edward Jackson
(0-0-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 182.6
KO
CFP - Carolinas' Summer Fight Series, Fight #3
1 00:41
06/26/2010
Win
1-0-0
Christopher McNally
(3-2-0)
Middleweight
185.6 vs 184.2
KO (Strike)
CFP - Carolinas Summer Fight Series: Fight #2
1 01:42
05/22/2010
Win
0-0-0
John Bryant
(1-3-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 182.2
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
CFP - Carolinas' Summer Fight Series, Fight #1
1 00:52

* 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

Current Streak

  • Wins:
    2

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    02:00
  • Fastest KO:
    02:00
  • Fastest SUB:
    00:00

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    100%
  • Finished Rate:
    0%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    0%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    0%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    100%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    0%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    0%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    0%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    2-0-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    0 years, 1 months, 4 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    1.4
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    24
  • Longest Layoff:
    0 years, 1 month, 4 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    1 months, 4 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    0.7
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    02:07
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    0
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    00:00

Amateur Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
02/27/2010
Win
1-0-0
Shawn Tavares
(2-0-0)
Middleweight
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
CFP - War on the Shore
1 02:15
NSF
01/23/2010
Win
0-0-0
Steve Bontatibus
(0-0-0)

KO
Carolina Fight Promotions: Bash At The Beach
1 02:00

* 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