Derek Brunson was born on 4th January 1984. He has handsome Net Worth of $1.7 million and has an annual salary of $866,000 in 2018 according to Sports Daily.
UFC is an acronym of Ultimate Fight Championship which is a mixed American martial arts organization based in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was founded by five people in November 1993. The first founders were Rorion Gracie, John Milius, Art Davie, Campbell McLaren and Bob Meyrowitz.
Recently, there was a game between fighter Ed Herman and Derek Brunson in UFC 183. Bruston was paid $50,000 for his win over his opponent. A UFC fighter will get $4-$5 million per fight. And even an amateur fighter will at least get $6,000.
Brunson has declared a “Performance of the Night” bonus of $150,000 for his recent fight. He defeated ex UFC middleweight champion Lyoto Machida in the first-round Knockout according to Forbes.
Brunson’s average bouts is just 6:12 by which he comes under 4th position among active UFC middleweights for the average fight time. He is a difficult fighter, hard worker and he loves challenges. On 22nd September, he posted a videoon his Instagram, where he was teaching his daughter some Martial Arts at his house.
In an interview Derek told, I love to compete and losing isn’t my thing. He only had a goal of fighting and winning in UFC since the beginning.
Brunson was opposed to Daniel Kelly on 10th July 2017 and Lyoto Machida on 28th October 2017, both of the game was won by Brunson.
The table given below is not the official info but only an estimate.
|Year||Show||Win Bonus||Night Bonus||Reebok Sponsorship||Total|
MMA stands for Mixed Martial Arts. It is contact sports which are played using both techniques striking and grappling. Derek began his training for his fighting career in 2009 and made a debut in his professional MMA in May 2010 against John Bryant where he won.
Check out Derek’s winning history so far.
|Oct 28, 2017||UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Machida||Lyoto Machida||Win|
|Jun 10, 2017||UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Hunt||Daniel Kelly||Win|
|Sep 17, 2016||UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson||Uriah Hall||Win|
|Feb 21, 2016||UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Oliveira||Roan Carneiro||Win|
|Aug 8, 2015||UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Saint Preux||Sam Alvey||Win|
|Jan 31, 2015||UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz||Ed Herman||Win|
|Aug 30, 2014||UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto||Lorenz Larkin||Win|
|Nov 6, 2013||UFC Fight Night 31: Fight for the Troops 3||Brian Houston||Win|
|Dec 29, 2012||UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2||Chris Leben||Win|
|Nov 18, 2011||Strikeforce: Challengers 20||Nate James||Win|
|Jul 30, 2011||Strikeforce/M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Henderson||Lumumba Sayers||Win|
|Jun 24, 2011||Strikeforce: Challengers 16||Jeremy Hamilton||Win|
|Jan 22, 2011||WEF: World Extreme Fighting 45||Danny Babcock||Win|
|Dec 4, 2010||Xtreme Fight Promotions: The Holiday Fight Fest||Rhomez Brower||Win|
|Oct 29, 2010||ICE: Fright Night 2010||Todd Chattelle||Win|
|Jul 31, 2010||CFP: Carolina's Summer Fight Series 3||Edward Jackson||Win|
|June 26, 2010||CFP: Carolina's Summer Fight Series 2||Chris McNally||Win|
|May 22, 2010||CFP: Carolina's Summer Fight Series 1||John Bryant||Win|
Pay Per View fight card has been added to Anderson Silva and Derek Brunson. Pay Per View is a type of pay television service by which a subscriber has to pay a certain amount to see live telecast. Though the amount earned by Derek is not disclosed yet MMA pay per view price will be $89.95 according to USA Today.
Brunson was born on January 4, 1984, in Wilmington, North Carolina, United States. He holds a degree of Bachelor in criminal justice. He has worked as a home therapist and caseworker before he started his fighting career.
Brunson is funny guy in real life. We have often seen him dancing after the victory in his game, In May 2016, he posted a short video where he was whirling inside his car.
Enjoy the video of Highlights and Knockout of Derek Bruston in 2017.