Derek Brunson

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Birthday
4, 1984
Birthplace
Wilmington, NC
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
4, 1984 (age 34)
Birthplace
Wilmington, NC

About

Middleweight division fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship whose styles would include boxing, wrestling, muay thau, and Brazilian jiu-jitsu. 

Before Fame

He wrestled at John T. Hoggard High School where he also did competitive cheerleading. He then became a 3-time Division II All-American wrestler for the University of North Carolina at Pembroke where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice. 

Trivia

He won his professional MMA debut in 2010 with a rear naked choke in under a minute against John Bryant. 

Family Life

He was born in Wilmington, North Carolina. 

Associated With

He made his UFC debut in a bout against Chris Leben after replacing Karlos Vemola who was injured.