Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan scheduled for UFC 248

Derek Brunson

The UFC’s card in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States will see Derek Brunson, who gets a fight against undefeated Edmen Shahbazyan. The fighters will test each other’s gas tanks and chins at UFC 248 on March 7, 2020. MMA Junkie verified the matchup with a person close to the situation.

After a unanimous decision win over Elias Theodorou (Canada) at UFC Fight Night 151 – Iaquinta vs. Cowboy, followed by another unanimous decision victory over Ian Heinisch (United States) in August 2019, 36-year-old Derek Brunson (20-7-0 ММА | 11-5-0 UFC) occupies the #8 spot in the rankings among the UFC’s top fifteen middleweights and now goes 2-2-0 (W-L-D) in his last 4 fights.

22-year-old Edmen Shahbazyan is currently ranked No. 9 in the standings. Over the course of his career, the American has had 11 pro MMA fights, winning 11, losing 0 and drawing 0 (4-0-0 UFC). The fighter owns 10 stoppage wins to his name, with 9 coming by knockout and 1 coming by submission. Shahbazyan last fought at UFC 244 – Masvidal vs. Diaz when he won a 1-round knockout against Brad Tavares (United States).

UFC 248 is set to take place on March 7, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. The event will be headlined by a middleweight title fight between the current champion Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero.

This is the UFC 248 card so far:

Middleweight title fight
Israel Adesanya Vs Yoel Romero
Strawweight title fight
Weili Zhang Vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk
Neil Magny Vs Jingliang Li
TBA Vs Jared Cannonier
Beneil Dariush Vs Drakkar Klose
Emily Whitmire Vs Polyana Viana
Guido Cannetti Vs Danaa Batgerel
Sean O’Malley Vs Jose Alberto Quinonez
Rodolfo Vieira Vs Saparbek Safarov
Alex Oliveira Vs Max Griffin
Mark O. Madsen Vs Austin Hubbard
Neil Magny Vs Jingliang Li
Edmen Shahbazyan Vs Derek Brunson


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