Feb 12 2022
Saturday

Toyota Center, Houston, United States

UFC 271
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
14-5-0

est. walkout:

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broadcast start time:

US - Sat 10:00pm EST / UK - Sun 3:00am

23-7-0

The tape

37
Age
38
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
6' 1" / 186 cm
77.6" / 197 cm
Reach
77.2" / 196 cm

Full record

UD 5UD 3KO 2KO 1KO 2
Form
SUB 3UD 5KO 3UD 3UD 3
14
Wins
23
9
By KO
12
64
KO%
52
2
By Sub
4
14
SUB%
17
5
Losses
7
2
Stopped
5
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2010
19
Bouts
30
40
Rounds
56
2 hours, 39 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 37 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

3
UFC
4
-
Bellator
-
4
Tapology
3

Jared Cannonier vs Derek Brunson preview

When is Cannonier vs Brunson?

Jared Cannonier is set to fight Derek Brunson, as the co-main event of UFC 271, on Saturday 12th February 2022 at Toyota Center in Houston.

The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Cannonier vs Brunson stats

Jared Cannonier steps into the ring with a record of 14 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Derek Brunson will make his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggest Cannonier has advantage in power over Brunson, with a 64% knock out percentage over Brunson's 52%.

Jared Cannonier is the younger man by 1 year, at 37 years old.

Brunson has a height advantage of 2 inches over Cannonier. Despite this, he has 1-inch reach advantage.

Cannonier is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year later than Brunson, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 16 less professional rounds, 40 to Brunson's 56.

Cannonier vs Brunson form

Jared Cannonier has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Vegas 34 on 21st August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Enterprise, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Robert Whittaker at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jack Hermansson at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Before that, he had beat Anderson Silva at UFC 237 on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He had won against David Branch at UFC 230 on 3rd November 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Brunson has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight, he beat Darren Till at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Edmen Shahbazyan at UFC Vegas 5 on 1st August 2020 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Ian Heinisch at UFC 241 on 17th August 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Honda Center, Anaheim.

He had defeated Elias Theodorou at UFC on ESPN+ 9 on 4th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, Canada.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Derek Brunson has been fighting more than Jared Cannonier.

Jared Cannonier last fought 4 months and 30 days ago, while Derek Brunson's last outing was 4 months and 16 days ago.

Cannonier's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Brunson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

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