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Derek Brunson vs André Muniz preview
When is Brunson vs Muniz?
Derek Brunson could potentially square off against André Muniz, in Early 2023.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Brunson vs Muniz stats
Derek Brunson would step into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
André Muniz would make his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 15 by submission.
The stats suggest Brunson would have a massive power advantage over Muniz, boasting at 52% knock out percentage over Muniz's 17%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Muniz would have a massive advantage over Brunson, boosting at 65% submission rate over Brunson's 17%.
Derek Brunson is the older man by 6 years, at 39 years old.
Muniz has 1-inch reach advantage.
Brunson is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year and 1 month later than Muniz, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 16 more professional rounds, 60 to Muniz's 44.
Brunson vs Muniz form
Brunson has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jared Cannonier at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Darren Till at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Kevin Holland at UFC Vegas 22 on 20th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Edmen Shahbazyan at UFC Vegas 5 on 1st August 2020 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
André Muniz has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Brendan Allen at UFC Fight Night – Krylov vs Spann on 25th February 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Uriah Hall at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Eryk Anders at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Ronaldo Souza at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Toyota Center, Houston.
He had defeated Bartosz Fabi ski at UFC Vegas 9 on 5th September 2020 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, André Muniz has been fighting more than Derek Brunson.
Derek Brunson last fought 26 days ago, while André Muniz's last outing was 1 month and 5 days ago.
Brunson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Muniz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Brunson vs Muniz?
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