Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
49-9-2
24-9-0

The tape

38
Age
40
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 1" / 186 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
77.2" / 196 cm

Full record

UD 5UD 5KO 1KO 3UD 5
Form
UD 3KO 2KO 2SUB 3UD 5
49
Wins
24
28
By KO
12
57
KO%
50
12
By Sub
4
24
SUB%
17
9
Losses
9
1
Stopped
7
3
Tapped
0
2
Draws
0
2003
Debut
2010
60
Bouts
33
115
Rounds
63
7 hours, 53 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 12 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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2
Bellator
-
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Tapology
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Gegard Mousasi vs Derek Brunson preview

When is Mousasi vs Brunson?

Gegard Mousasi could set to fight Derek Brunson, in Late 2024.

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).

Mousasi vs Brunson stats

Gegard Mousasi would step into the octagon with a record of 49 wins, 9 losses and 2 draws, 28 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 12 by submission.

Derek Brunson would make his way to the cage with a record of 24 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by knock out and 4 by submission.

The stats suggest Mousasi would have a slight advantage in power over Brunson, with a 57% knock out percentage over Brunson's 50%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Mousasi would have a slight advantage over Brunson, with a 24% submission rate over Brunson's 17%.

Gegard Mousasi is the younger man by 2 years, at 38 years old.

Mousasi has a height advantage of 1 inch over Brunson. Despite this, Brunson has a 1-inch reach advantage.

Mousasi is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 27 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 7 years earlier than Brunson, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 52 more professional rounds, 115 to Brunson's 63.

Mousasi vs Brunson form

Mousasi has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight, he lost to Fabian Edwards at Bellator MMA Paris on 12th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Johnny Eblen at Bellator 282 on 24th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against Austin Vanderford at Bellator MMA on 25th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at 3Arena Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

Before that, he had beaten John Salter at Bellator 264 on 13th August 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

He had defeated Douglas Lima at Bellator 250 on 29th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.

Derek Brunson has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Ray Cooper at PFL 10: 2023 PFL World Championship on 24th November 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The Anthem, Washington, United States.

Previous to that, he had been defeated by Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Jared Cannonier at UFC 271 on 12th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at Toyota Center, Houston.

Before that, he had won against Darren Till at UFC Vegas 36 on 4th September 2021 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Kevin Holland at UFC Vegas 22 on 20th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Derek Brunson has been fighting more than Gegard Mousasi.

Gegard Mousasi last fought 1 year, 2 months and 5 days ago, while Derek Brunson's last outing was 7 months and 23 days ago.

Mousasi's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.8 rounds on average.

Brunson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Mousasi vs Brunson?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Mousasi vs Brunson yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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