Derek Brunson entered this fight with a mma record of 13-3-0 (69% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.20 middleweight in the world. He suffered his last defeat in 2014 when he faced Yoel Romero Palacio (=Romero vs Brunson), but then he came back to win beating Lorenz Larkin and Ed Herman.
His opponent, Sam Alvey, has an official record of 26-6-0 (73% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.25 in the same weight class. He lost in 2014 as well, against Tom Watson, but after this bout he has won three consecutive fights beating Daniel Kelly in his last one. Brunson vs Alvey is on the undercard of Glover Teixeira vs Ovince Saint Preux – UFC Fight Night 73. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 73: Teixeira vs Saint Preux
Where: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
UFC Fight Night 73 fight card (main card):
Glover Teixeira vs Ovince St Preux
Michael Johnson vs Beneil Dariush
Derek Brunson vs Sam Alvey
Jared Rosholt vs Timothy Johnson
Sara McMann vs Amanda Nunes
Ray Borg vs Geane Herrera
Brunson’s next fight: Derek Brunson vs Roan Carneiro
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