Jorge Masvidal Is One of the Most Underappreciated Fighters in MMA Today. Mixed martial arts is filled with many great fighters from a wide variety of disciplines. It’s what makes the sport great. To put it bluntly, he is one of the most underappreciated fighters in all of MMA.
As of August 9, 2021, he is #6 in the UFC welterweight rankings.
Riverside, California, United States Kevin Holland/Place of birth
Kevin Holland opens up on his loss to Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 23. Kevin Holland suffered his second main-event loss within a span of 21 days at UFC Vegas 23. Holland stepped in at short notice after Marvin Vettori’s scheduled opponent, Darren Till, pulled out due to an injury.Apr 11, 2021
Brunson took home a unanimous decision (49-45, 49-46, 49-46) victory in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas. Holland had some moments on the feet, but for the most part, Brunson dominated the five-round bout with his wrestling and top control.Mar 21, 2021
Brunson is just a gatekeeper. He is just somebody who sits in the middle and holds the fort,” added Holland. On his way to the top of the middleweight division, Israel Adesanya faced Derek Brunson at UFC 230.Mar 17, 2021
Brunson is now ranked No. 4 in the UFC middleweight division, while Darren Till is currently No.Mar 24, 2021
Ahead of the UFC Vegas 22 fight against Derek Brunson, Kevin Holland told BT Sport that he will not stop talking trash no matter how the fight unfolds: “Talk the talk, walk the walk, big mouth, big action Whatever you wanna call it, you know. I am gonna run that mouth.Mar 21, 2021
UFC boss Dana White said one of his fighters suffered ‘a mental breakdown’ in the middle of a bout. Kevin Holland struggled in a five-round UFC main event Saturday. The UFC boss said Holland had ‘a mental breakdown,’ but Derek Brunson — who won — disagreed.Mar 21, 2021
Brunson faced Israel Adesanya on November 3, 2018, at UFC 230. He lost the fight via technical knockout in round one. Brunson faced Elias Theodorou on May 4, 2019, at UFC Fight Night 151. He won the fight by unanimous decision.
80 in Israel Adesanya Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb) Division Middleweight (2012–present) Light Heavyweight (2021) Reach 80 in (203 cm)
Brunson has had at least seven takedown attempts in his last four fights, making him a very dangerous challenger to Kevin Holland. Derek Brunson has attempted 7+ takedowns in four straight fights. However, taking the fight to the ground does not seem to be Brunson’s style.Mar 18, 2021
Kevin Holland’s five-fight win streak came to an end on Saturday after he suffered a unanimous decision loss to Derek Brunson in the UFC Vegas 22 main event.Mar 21, 2021
1.85 m Derek Brunson/Height
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States Derek Brunson/Place of birth