Derek
Brunson
11-3-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 8 fights.
Record: 11-3-0
Summary: Speed, power

Fighter Info

From: Wilmington, North Carolina USA
Fights Out Of: Wilmington, North Carolina USA
Age: 30
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )
Degree: Criminal Justice

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
226
35% Successful
80
Types of Successful Strikes
0
80
81% Standing
15%
65
3
12
Striking Defense
47
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
18
39% Successful
7
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
7
0
Takedown Defense
100
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Lorenz Larkin Aug 30, 2014
-- -- -- -- --
Derek Brunson -- -- -- --
Loss
Yoel Romero Jan 15, 2014
60 0 0 0 R3 KO/TKO
Derek Brunson 38 3 0 2
Win
Derek Brunson Nov 6, 2013
1 0 1 1 R1 Submission
Brian Houston 0 0 0 0
Win
Chris Leben Dec 29, 2012
40 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Derek Brunson 41 4 1 4
Loss
Ronaldo Souza Aug 18, 2012
5 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Derek Brunson 0 0 0 0
Win
Derek Brunson
Strikeforce Challengers 20
Nov 18, 2011
40 5 1 7 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Nate James 20 0 0 0
Win
Lumumba Sayers
Strikeforce - Fedor vs. Henderson
Jul 30, 2011
-- -- -- -- R1 Submission
Derek Brunson -- -- -- --
Win
Derek Brunson
Strikeforce Challengers 16
Jun 24, 2011
-- -- -- -- R3 Decision - Unanimous
Jeremy Hamilton -- -- -- --

Biography

TRAINING: Mental toughness, fight prep, sparring, conditioning and privates with Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn

When and why did you start training for fighting? Nov 2009. I love to compete and losing isn't my thing.

What ranks and titles have you held? Evolution MMA / PCSP

Do you have any heroes? Friends and family

What does it mean for you to fight in STRIKEFORCE? A great opportunity

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes - BA in Criminal justice

What was your job before you started fighting? In-home therapist / case worker
 
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Three-time D-2 wrestling All-American

Favorite grappling technique: slams

Favorite Striking technique:
knockouts

What do you consider to be the key fight in your career, and why? The next one
•    Pro since 2010

•    Five wins by KO, three by submission

•    All submission wins via rear naked choke

•    Eight first round finishes, five in 1:07 or less

Career

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