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Derek Brunson

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Win Rate
77 %
Finish Rate
70 %
Decision Win %
78 %
#4 Middleweight (UFC)

Derek Brunson

Age
38
Height
6' 1 (185 cm)
Reach
77 in. (6' 5/196 cm)
Ape-Index
1.059
Stance
Southpaw
Nationality
United States
Main Division
Middleweight
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Coach
Renzo Gracie
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rank
black_belt
Biography
Brunson was a competitive cheerleader and also wrestled at John T. Hoggard High School in Wilmington, North Carolina under coach Dan Willis. Brunson had scholarships for both cheerleading and wrestling, but chose to wrestle in college. Brunson was a 3-time NCAA Division II All-American wrestler for the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. When he finished college, Brunson immediately turned his attention to mixed martial arts.

Awards & Accolades

  • UFC: Fight of the Night (Two times) vs. Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker
  • UFC: Performance of the Night (One time) vs. Lyoto Machida
  • Sherdog: 2017 Robbery of the Year vs. Anderson Silva
  • MMAJunkie.com: 2017 Robbery of the Year vs. Anderson Silva
  • MMADNA.nl: 2017 Robbery of the Year vs. Anderson Silva
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association: NCAA Division II All-American out of University of North Carolina at Pembroke (2003, 2005)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke: 2002 UCA Small Co-ed National Champs - Cheerleading

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