Derek Brunson

20 7
Wins Losses
Birth date January 4, 1984 (age 36)
Birth place Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Reach 77 in (1.96 m)
#8 UFC Middleweight Contender

UFC Rankings

Fights

WIN
Derek Brunson
UFC 241
Aug 17, 2019
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Derek Brunson
UFC Fight Night: Iaquinta vs. Cowboy
May 4, 2019
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Derek Brunson #6
UFC 230
Nov 3, 2018
TKO (knees and punches)
R1 – 4:51
LOSS
Derek Brunson #8
UFC on Fox: Jacaré vs. Brunson 2
Jan 27, 2018
TKO (head kick and punches)
R1 – 3:50
WIN
Derek Brunson #7
UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Machida
Oct 28, 2017
KO (punches)
R1 – 2:30
WIN
Derek Brunson #8
UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Hunt
Jun 11, 2017
KO (punches)
R1 – 1:16
LOSS
Derek Brunson #8
UFC 208
Feb 11, 2017
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Derek Brunson #8
UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Brunson
Nov 27, 2016
TKO (head kick and punches)
R1 – 4:07
WIN
Derek Brunson #10
UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson
Sep 17, 2016
TKO (punches)
R1 – 1:41
WIN
Derek Brunson #13
UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. Cowboy
Feb 21, 2016
KO (punches)
R1 – 2:38
WIN
Derek Brunson #15
UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Saint Preux
Aug 8, 2015
TKO (punches)
R1 – 2:19
WIN
Derek Brunson
Ed Herman
UFC 183
Jan 31, 2015
TKO (punches)
R1 – 0:36
WIN
Derek Brunson
UFC 177
Aug 30, 2014
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Derek Brunson
UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Philippou
Jan 15, 2014
TKO (punches and body elbows)
R3 – 3:23
WIN
Derek Brunson
Brian Houston
UFC: Fight for the Troops 3
Nov 6, 2013
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 0:48
WIN
Derek Brunson
UFC 155
Dec 29, 2012
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Derek Brunson
Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman
Aug 18, 2012
KO (punches)
R1 – 0:41
LOSS
Derek Brunson
Kendall Grove
ShoFight 20
Jun 16, 2012
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Derek Brunson
Nate James
Strikeforce Challengers: Britt vs. Sayers
Nov 18, 2011
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Derek Brunson
Lumumba Sayers
Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson
Jul 30, 2011
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 4:33
WIN
Derek Brunson
Jeremy Hamilton
Strikeforce Challengers: Fodor vs. Terry
Jun 24, 2011
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Derek Brunson
Danny Babcock
World Extreme Fighting 45
Jan 22, 2011
KO (punch)
R1 – 1:07
WIN
Derek Brunson
Rhomez Brower
XFP: The Holiday Fight Fest
Dec 4, 2010
TKO (submission to punches)
R1 – 2:27
WIN
Derek Brunson
Todd Chattelle
ICE: Fright Night 2010
Oct 29, 2010
TKO (punches)
R1 – 0:14
WIN
Derek Brunson
Edward Jackson
Carolina's Summer Fight Series 3
Jul 31, 2010
KO (punches)
R1 – 0:41
WIN
Derek Brunson
Chris McNally
Carolina's Summer Fight Series 2
Jun 26, 2010
KO (punches)
R1 – 1:42
WIN
Derek Brunson
John Bryant
Carolina's Summer Fight Series 1
May 22, 2010
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 0:52