Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2022-02-12, great performance by both fighters: the mma fight Jared Cannonier vs Derek Brunson gets three stars (UFC Performance of the Night).
Brunson vs Cannonier is on the undercard of Israel Adesanya vs Robert Whittaker 2 – UFC 271. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Jared Cannonier record
Jared Cannonier entered this fight with a mma record of 14-5-0 (79% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Israel Adesanya).
He was defeated by Robert Whittaker in 2020 (Robert Whittaker vs Jared Cannonier) but then he came back to win with Kelvin Gastelum in 2021 (Jared Cannonier vs Kelvin Gastelum).
Derek Brunson record
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Derek Brunson, has an official record of 23-7-0 (70% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the middleweight division.
He lost two consecutive bouts in 2018, against Ronaldo Jacare Souza (Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Derek Brunson 2) and Israel Adesanya (Derek Brunson vs Israel Adesanya), but then he has won five matches beating Kevin Holland (Derek Brunson vs Kevin Holland) and Darren Till in 2021 (Derek Brunson vs Darren Till).
Brunson’s next fight: Derek Brunson vs Dricus du Plessis
Cannonier’s next fight: Israel Adesanya vs Jared Cannonier
UFC 271 info
Event: UFC 271: Adesanya vs. Whittaker 2
Where: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
UFC 271 fight card
Here is the UFC 271 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN PPV – pay-per-view)
Israel Adesanya vs Robert Whittaker 2
Derrick Lewis vs Tai Tuivasa
Jared Cannonier vs Derek Brunson
Alexander Hernandez vs Renato Moicano Carneiro
Bobby Green vs Nasrat Haqparast
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Leomana Martinez vs Ronnie Lawrence
AJ Dobson vs Jacob Malkoun
Douglas Silva de Andrade vs Sergey Morozov
Jeremiah Wells vs Mike Mathetha
William Knight vs Maxim Grishin
Cannonier vs Brunson full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the fight Jared Cannonier vs Derek Brunson as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Cannonier vs Brunson result
Jared Cannonier defeated Derek Brunson via KO at 4:29, round 2.
Cannonier vs Brunson post-fight interview
Watch the official video of Derek Brunson vs Jared Cannonier post-fight octagon interview.