“You Are a Great Human” – UFC World Congratulates “True Winner” Derek Brunson as He Gifts His Mom a Car in Heartfelt Gesture

Published 03/14/2023, 10:15 AM EDT

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MMA is a very ruthless sport. Athletes go into the cage planning to dominate the other opponent. This makes the sport so ruthless and real as a combat sport. The athletes involved may look like rough and dangerous men in the cage, but in real life; they are often the sweetest ones. A UFC fighter has presented a good example of how good a human being and a son he is. He bought his mother a gift that he thought would make it even between him and his mom. The fighter looked grateful to his mom for making him the person he was today.

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In an Instagram post middleweight fighter, Derek Brunson shared a picture of himself and his mom with a swanky ride behind them. The car was a gift from the 39-year-old for his mom and he seemed very happy about it. ‘The One’ has had a long career with the UFC along with experiences in promotions like ‘Strikeforce ‘ and others.

Fans hail Derek Brunson for being a good human


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Derek Brunson‘s Instagram post read, Got Mom a 2023 Nissan Sentra one of my best purchase so far. We’re almost even from changing my stinky diapers”


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The Instagram post seemed to have a lot of Brunson‘s fans very impressed. They made sure they let their favorite star know how they liked this adorable gesture. Celebrity manager Ali Abdelaziz also had a few words for the 23-9 record holder.


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Abdelaziz commented, “You’re the best brother”

Welterweight fighter Max Griffin commented, “Love to see it, man! Congrats on the new car, mama Brunson

While Dan Ige expressed his appreciation in emojis. 

Fans had a lot of love to share with Brunson. 

A fan commented, “You are a Great Human. Feel Privileged to be your Fan. God Bless you and Your Family. Forever your Fan

Another fan called him “a true winner

A user congratulated Brunsons Mom. He said, Fantastic! You will only Prosper beyond! That’s Awesome. Taking care of Moms. Her prayers will continue to protect you! Congrats Moms.”

Brunson needs to bounce back


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Derek Brunson is enjoying his time outside the cage, but he would like to use this good mental space to plan out how he can break the losing streak. ‘The One’ suffered consecutive losses against Jared Cannonier and Dricus Du Plessis. He was on a roll and won a consecutive 5 fights before losing to Cannonier and fans will expect him to get back to winning ways.

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Fans will hope that his mother’s blessing and some smart and committed moves from Brunson will make him win against his next opponent. Speculations apart, there is no confirmed news and who Brunson will fight next and when.


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Do you think Brunson will better his 23 wins and 9 losses record in the next fight? What is the best gift that you have ever given your mother? Let us know.

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Written by:

Akshay Pallav


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Akshay Pallav is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed his undergraduation from National Institute of Fashion Technology in Apparel Production, he has been a sports enthusiast all his life and has several medals at the University level across multiple sports including basketball, badminton, track and field. He aspires to interview Conor McGregor and Cristiano Ronaldo someday.
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Vineet Nandwana




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