Derek Brunson 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements
Derek Brunson is one of the known names in the UFC's middleweight division. The American mixed martial artist became a professional fighter in the year 2010. He also has had the experience of fighting in a variety of competitions. As of 2021, he sits at #5 in the UFC middleweight?rankings.
Derek Brunson: UFC Career
Brunson made his UFC debut in 2012 against Chris Leben at UFC 155. He won the bout via unanimous decision. Subsequently, he shared the octagon with fighters like Ed Herman, Sam Alvey, Lyoto Machida, Uriah Hall, Edmen Shahbazyan, and more.
In his fight against Lyoto Machida back in 2017, Brunson claimed a magnificent first-round T/KO victory. This spectacular victory earned him the 'Performance of the Night' bonus.
His last fight was against Kevin Holland, where he emerged victorious via unanimous decision and extended his win streak to four. Now, Brunson will return on September 4, 2021, to fight against 'The Gorilla' Darren Till.
He holds a record of 13-5?in his UFC career.
Derek Brunson: Fighting Style
Brunson holds a unique style of fighting and is just unstoppable inside the octagon. He is a knockout specialist and 12 of his 22 wins have come through knockouts. However, he is efficient on the ground as well and can smother his opponent's will to fight with ease.
Derek Brunson: Achievements
Apart from that, he has claimed one 'Fight of the Night' and two 'Performance of the Night' bonuses in the UFC. In his spectacular career, he also grabbed?the Young Alumnus of the Year for 2014 by UNC Pembroke.
Derek Brunson: Net Worth and Salary 2021
As of September 2021, Brunson has an estimated MMA career earnings of over $2,138,000, as per The Sports Daily. In his fight against Edmen Shahbazyan in 2020, he earned a whopping $265,000. His biggest paycheck ($280,000) came from his last fight against Kevin Holland in March 2021.
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