Fighter Summary

87

Derek Brunson

Middleweight #24

Record: 14-7

Active: 11 years, 5 months

Ratings and Rankings
Metric Rating Ranking
Performance 87
B
24
Power 87
B+
23
Offensive 86
B
25
Defensive 91
A-
16
Records
Overall 14-7 (66.7%)
Versus Top 10 0-2 (0%)
Versus > .500 Fighters 10-7 (58.8%)
Versus < .500 Fighters 4-0 (100%)
Last 5 Fights 3-2 (60%)
Superlatives
Best Win Middleweight #22 Kevin Holland (12-8)
2021-03-20 UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Holland
Round 5 U-DEC
Worst Loss Middleweight #17 Jared Cannonier (9-6)
2022-02-12 UFC 271: Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2
Round 2 KO/TKO Elbows
Other Statistics
Finishes 9 (42.9%)
KOs 7 (33.3%)
Submissions 2 (9.5%)
Decisions 5 (23.8%)
Opponent Record 191-124
Average Opponent Rank 29.3
Long Streak W 5 (09/17/2016)
Current Streak L 2

Recent Trend Analysis

Fight Results
ResultOpponent
L
2023-03-04
Dricus Du Plessis (7-0)
Middleweight #1
Round 2 KO/TKO Punches
UFC 285: Jones vs. Gane
L
2022-02-12
Jared Cannonier (9-6)
Middleweight #17
Round 2 KO/TKO Elbows
UFC 271: Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2
W
2021-09-04
Darren Till (6-5)
Middleweight #48
Round 3 SUB Rear Naked Choke
UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Till
W
2021-03-20
Kevin Holland (12-8)
Middleweight #22
Round 5 U-DEC
UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Holland
W
2020-08-01
Edmen Shahbazyan (6-4)
Middleweight #37
Round 3 KO/TKO Punches
UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Shahbazyan
W
2019-08-17
Ian Heinisch (3-4)
Middleweight
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC 241: Cormier vs. Miocic 2
W
2019-05-04
Elias Theodorou (8-3)
Middleweight
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC Fight Night: Iaquinta vs. Cowboy
L
2018-11-03
Israel Adesanya (13-3)
Middleweight #7
Round 1 KO/TKO Punches
UFC 230: Cormier vs. Lewis
L
2018-01-27
Jacare Souza (9-7)
Middleweight
Round 1 KO/TKO Kick
UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Brunson 2
W
2017-10-28
Lyoto Machida (16-8)
Middleweight
Round 1 KO/TKO Punch
UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Machida
W
2017-06-10
Daniel Kelly (6-4)
Middleweight
Round 1 KO/TKO Punch
UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Hunt
L
2017-02-11
Anderson Silva (17-7)
Middleweight
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC 208: Holm vs. De Randamie
L
2016-11-26
Robert Whittaker (16-5)
Middleweight #11
Round 1 KO/TKO Kick
UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Brunson
W
2016-09-17
Uriah Hall (10-9)
Middleweight #41
Round 1 KO/TKO Punches
UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson
W
2016-02-21
Roan Carneiro (4-5)
Middleweight
Round 1 KO/TKO Punches
UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs Cowboy
W
2015-08-08
Sam Alvey (10-13)
Middleweight #73
Round 1 KO/TKO Punches
UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs Saint Preux
W
2015-01-31
Ed Herman (13-12)
Middleweight #36
Round 1 KO/TKO Punch
UFC 183: Silva vs Diaz
W
2014-08-30
Lorenz Larkin (5-5)
Middleweight
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC 177: Dillashaw vs Soto
L
2014-01-15
Yoel Romero (9-4)
Middleweight
Round 3 KO/TKO Elbows
UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs Philippou
W
2013-11-06
Brian Houston (0-2)
Middleweight
Round 1 SUB Rear Naked Choke
UFC Fight Night: Fight for the Troops
W
2012-12-29
Chris Leben (12-10)
Middleweight
Round 3 U-DEC
UFC 155: Dos Santos vs Velasquez II