Derek Brunson Explains How He Went From Cheerleader to UFC Fighter


UFC Fight For the Troops - Brunson v Houston

Derek Brunson was supposed to fight Lorenz Larkin at UFC 176 next weekend but the event was canceled and the fight moved to UFC 177 at the end of August. Brunson talks with us about the effect that’ll have on him inside the cage and what he hopes to do at UFC 177 to get the win.

Brunson also talk to us about growing up in North Carolina and being a National Champion cheerleader before taking up MMA.

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