Derek
Brunson
13-3-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 9 fights.
Record: 13-3-0
Summary: Speed, power

Fighter Info

From: Wilmington, North Carolina USA
Fights Out Of: Wilmington, North Carolina USA
Age: 31
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )
Degree: Criminal Justice

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
274
38% Successful
103
Types of Successful Strikes
0
103
71% Standing
24%
73
5
25
Striking Defense
50
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
30
37% Successful
11
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
3
14
0
Takedown Defense
100
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Derek Brunson
UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs Saint Preux
Aug 8, 2015
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Win
Derek Brunson
Jan 31, 2015
0
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Derek Brunson
Aug 30, 2014
20
12
0
4
0
1
0
7
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Derek Brunson
Jan 15, 2014
60
38
0
3
0
0
0
2
R3 KO/TKO
Win
Derek Brunson
Nov 6, 2013
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
R1 Submission
Win
Derek Brunson
Dec 29, 2012
40
41
0
4
0
1
0
4
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Derek Brunson
Aug 18, 2012
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Derek Brunson
Strikeforce Challengers 20
Nov 18, 2011
40
20
5
0
1
0
7
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Derek Brunson
Strikeforce - Fedor vs. Henderson
Jul 30, 2011
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R1 Submission
Win
Derek Brunson
Jeremy Hamilton
Strikeforce Challengers 16
Jun 24, 2011
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R3 Decision - Unanimous

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

• Six wins by KO, three by submission

• All submission wins via rear naked choke

• Nine first round finishes, six in 1:07 or less
 
• Has won four of his last five

Career

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