Derek Brunson will endeavor to hand Kevin Holland his to start with loss inside the Octagon when the two gifted Middleweights headline UFC Vegas 22 this Sat. night time (March 20, 2021) within UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.
In advance of then, let us search again at Brunson’s most the latest earn inside the Octagon. In Aug. 2020, Brunson was tasked with dealing with Edmen Shahbazyan. Coming into the battle, Shahbazyan was remaining touted as a person of the hottest prospective buyers in combined martial arts (MMA) following profitable his to start with 11 fights, which includes his first four less than the UFC banner.
In Brunson, having said that, he was experiencing a 16 UFC combat veteran. And that experience showed because Brunson combined up his attack perfectly, utilizing his wrestling and putting to stifle “The Golden Boy” through the initially 10 minutes. In simple fact, if Brunson experienced a few seconds left at the conclude of round two, he would have place an stop to the combat simply because he was raining down bombs on Shahbazyan, who was in the end saved by the bell.
A visibly fatigued and damage Shahbazyan made a decision to arrive out for spherical three, only to get pummeled when yet again in the very first 20 seconds, this time placing an end to the contest. Now, Brunson hopes to upset “Trail Blazer” in buy to crack the the Top 5.
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