A middleweight most important occasion between division mainstay, the #5 ranked Derek Brunson, and one-time UFC welterweight title challenger, the #6 rated, Darren Until is at present within the works to headline a UFC Combat Night time occasion on August 14th. As of writing the promotion are but to find out a location or venue for the proposed occasion.
Headlining UFC Vegas 22 in March, Brunson prolonged his successful run to 4 straight fights through a unanimous choice over Riverside striker, Kevin Holland.
Initially scheduled to headline UFC on ABC 2 in April from the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada — Until was pressured from the principle occasion tilt towards upcoming title challenger, Marvin Vettori after he suffered a damaged collarbone. While Until is but to be medically cleared to compete towards Brunson on August 14th., in line with a report from ESPN MMA’s, Brett Okamoto, the promotion is at present attempting to ebook that headlining conflict.
Having fun with a profession resurgence, North Carolina native, Brunson added Travis Lutter Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, Holland to an attention-grabbing surge which incorporates prior successes over the highly-touted prospect, Edmen Shahbazyan, Ian Heinisch, and Elias Theodorou.
With an expert document of 22-7, the 37-year-old Brunson has lodged an attention-grabbing eleven separate knockout wins throughout his profession, which started again in Could of 2010.
Accidents woes, this time in relation to a previous knee harm suffered final July towards former champion and common-foe, Robert Whittaker, Until was pressured from a UFC Vegas 16 most important occasion towards Jack Hermansson again in December.
Sidelined since his loss to Whittaker on ‘Combat Island’ final summer season, the unanimous choice loss got here as Crew Kaobon mainstay, Until’s first at middleweight following a UFC 244 co-main occasion judging win over one-time interim title challenger, Kelvin Gastelum in November of 2019.
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