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Thursday, Sep 22, 2016

Derek Brunson to Face Robert Whittaker in Australia

Derek Brunson (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

Following Derek Brunson’s quick win over Uriah Hall last weekend, the middleweight has been booked to fight fellow contender, Robert Whittaker.

The UFC has announced the two will fight on November 27th (bout will air here in North America on the 26th), at UFC FN 101 in Melbourne, Australia.

Brunson (16-3) stopped Hall in the opening round of their UFC FN 94 bout, and in doing, extended his winning streak to five.

Whittaker (16-4) is coming off a UD win over Rafael Natal and has also won five in a row.

The American Brunson is currently ranked #8 at 185, and the Australian Whittaker is positioned at #7.

posted by FCF Staff @ 2:33 pm
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