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Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017

Report: Derek Brunson – “Jacare” Souza II Set For Early 2018

Derek Brunson (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

The UFC has reportedly booked its headliner for the January 27th, UFC on FOX 27 card, as “Jacare” Souza and Derek Brunson will battle for a second time.

ESPN was the first to report the match-up, and MMA Fighting has also been informed by sources that the fight is being targeted for the card.

Souza quickly knocked out Brunson on a Strikeforce event, back in 2012. More recently, however, Souza (24-5) was stopped by Robert Whittaker, and Brunson (18-5) knocked out Lyoto Machida.

Brunson is currently ranked #7 in the UFC’s 185 division, and Souza is sitting in the #5 spot.

UFC on FOX 27 will be hosted by Charlotte, North Carolina.

posted by FCF Staff @ 7:03 pm
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