Derek Brunson expresses interest in fighting Darren Till next | ESPN MMA

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Derek Brunson chats with ESPN MMA’s Brett Okamoto about his recent win vs. Kevin Holland, the UFC middleweight division and his interest in fighting Darren Till.
0:00 Derek recaps his honeymoon in Saint Lucia.
2:01 Not engaging in Holland talking to him during the bout.
4:30 His thoughts on Marvin Vettori getting a title shot against Israel Adesanya.
6:42 Going back-and-forth sharing memes with Darren Till on social media.
9:34 Calls a fight between to two a great opportunity for each of them.
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cam bol
cam bol 3 օր առաջ
2 checks ✌️
Seth Benson
Seth Benson 14 օր առաջ
Brunson beats Holland, vettori beats him on 2 week notice doing exactly the same thing and gets a title shot? I don't get it
Dustin Kilburn
Dustin Kilburn 14 օր առաջ
Post Izzy Brunson is on a tear. Good for him.
Jacobi Wilson
Jacobi Wilson 14 օր առաջ
Let's go Darren!
Banned For Negativity
Banned For Negativity 14 օր առաջ
Is it just me or does Till not look like a product of inbreeding in the thumbnail pic?
Melvin Mansoor
Melvin Mansoor 14 օր առաջ
Bro Brunson looks like a skinnier Jeezy and a fatter Tyrese
Ratan Prabhu
Ratan Prabhu 15 օր առաջ
Dude is 13-5 in the UFC. That is a solid record considering his age and how long he has been in UFC and the high quality of competition he has always faced.
Ratan Prabhu
Ratan Prabhu 15 օր առաջ
Brunson's last 4 wins were very significant in the sense that all 4 of those opponents were coming off solid win streaks. Brunson stopped those 4 streaks. Gatekeeper is usually a negative term but this dude deserves his #5 ranking. If he beats Till, he deserves the title shot (Ofcourse, after Vettori and Whittaker get their shots)
kay
kay 15 օր առաջ
🙏
Jason Santos
Jason Santos 15 օր առաջ
My guy derek always underestimated but he still proves clowns wrong.
loveforthe90s
loveforthe90s 15 օր առաջ
“The old lady” 🤣
shaun davies
shaun davies 15 օր առաջ
"Wanted the finish and knock out" but laid on him and didn't even try to finish 😅
john doe
john doe 15 օր առաջ
UFC rankings are a joke. They just defy logic sometimes.
john doe
john doe 15 օր առաջ
Till vs costa or Brunson vs Costa makes way more sense.
SmileB4DEATH
SmileB4DEATH 15 օր առաջ
Derek is a good dude, you can see it in his eyes he loves his job, would like to see Izzy/Brunson 2 tbh
Khamzat Chimaev
Khamzat Chimaev 15 օր առաջ
He should fight Cannonier or Till
Justice No More
Justice No More 15 օր առաջ
Derek should fight Costa
тесн
тесн 15 օր առաջ
That would be a good fight i reckon
Matthew Shin
Matthew Shin 16 օր առաջ
Ariel>bret
Daryl Wright
Daryl Wright 16 օր առաջ
Old lady. Maybe we should get rid of that one.
The Singing Guitar
The Singing Guitar 16 օր առաջ
I want this fight!! Till vs Brunson ftmfw!!!
RECTO Recto
RECTO Recto 16 օր առաջ
The way he turned his game around is akin to Glover
This isn’t the wholesome future for Canadians-
This isn’t the wholesome future for Canadians- 16 օր առաջ
DarrenTill KOs him in 2 minutes.
JMG
JMG 16 օր առաջ
That’ll be another loss for Till.
mikael
mikael 16 օր առաջ
if espn is goin to keep brett employed dont have him do interviews
Zohaib Ali
Zohaib Ali 16 օր առաջ
Brunson not just selling himself but also the whole division. Bravo.
King Karrot
King Karrot 16 օր առաջ
Brunson a good guy
exvee ex
exvee ex 16 օր առաջ
Idk why people think till doesn't know how to wrestle. Y'all must've forgot his last two fights were rather grapple heavy, and whittaker mainly took till down because he had a blown out knee. He spars with heavyweights on a consistent basis. he can hold his own.
Renaldo Matadeen
Renaldo Matadeen 16 օր առաջ
Good fighter. As long as we don't get hear Holland, we cool
Rob S.
Rob S. 16 օր առաջ
rather see Brunson vs Costa
ULC Music
ULC Music 16 օր առաջ
I shave my head because I have the same hairline as Derek Brunson.
gerry mendoza
gerry mendoza 16 օր առաջ
Brunson must use his wrestling against Till if he decides to strike purely, it ends similarly to how it went with Whitaker & Jacare
Benjamin Jebb
Benjamin Jebb 16 օր առաջ
It’s funny seeing a guy like Bret, who you can tell has never even came close to being in an actual fight , is in the fight game lol. As a reporter, but still 😂
Jules Winfield
Jules Winfield 16 օր առաջ
brett is a moron, trying incorporate a book shelf too. Give it up Ariel is the man! Ironic that you only touch on the most relevant part of the interview for a split second at the end, should have been your first question goose. Defence forces🙏
Joe Apples
Joe Apples 16 օր առաջ
He should push for the whiter2 fight
Suntory Time
Suntory Time 16 օր առաջ
That thong-tha-thong-thong-thong
Benji James
Benji James 16 օր առաջ
Would rather see till fight an exciting stand up fighter rather someone like brunson or marvin that want to take you down and lay on you.
Nicholas Frank
Nicholas Frank 16 օր առաջ
Brunson vs Hall
Isolated Productions
Isolated Productions 16 օր առաջ
Be careful what you wish for.
randy Dillabough
randy Dillabough 16 օր առաջ
ID RATHER WATCH ARIEL INTERVIEW PPL THAN THIS GUY!! 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤷‍♂️.... HE ASKS THE STUPIDEST QUESTIONS EVER! WHENEVER I SEE AN FIGHTER BEING INTERVIEWED BY THIS GUY I SHUT IT OFF!! 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️💯💯
Vro Bcoo
Vro Bcoo 16 օր առաջ
lmao so true
jon mayhew
jon mayhew 16 օր առաջ
The new Derek Brunson is a nice guy who is also a dangerous opponent, I wish the best for him.
ramon murillo
ramon murillo 16 օր առաջ
One good fighter not some up and comers will take that chip off his shoulder so quick
MrAndyamato
MrAndyamato 16 օր առաջ
Makes sense tbf
K B
K B 16 օր առաջ
Darren and Branson fight would suck branson will ly on him for 25 mins
CMAG
CMAG 16 օր առաջ
Mr Till, has Only ever KOd Cerrone, yet he is supposed to possess knock out power 😂. Till gets beat up by strikers so may as well agree to the Brunson fight and if he isn’t up for it, just claim an Injury 😉
jlanky
jlanky 16 օր առաջ
Brunson vs till actually sounds fun
Isolated Productions
Isolated Productions 16 օր առաջ
It sounds quick, I don't think that fight would last long but what do I know🤷‍♂️
PJ1989
PJ1989 16 օր առաջ
-Super Saiyan Brunson
Chris Sosa
Chris Sosa 16 օր առաջ
Lots of respect to Brunson love how he carries himself as a man
Jul Mar
Jul Mar 16 օր առաջ
Ever since Brunson ate that humble pie from Adesanya, he really grew on me. When he doesnt put on a tough guy persona and just stays true to himself, he's very likeable. Just a simple bloke.
Rerollful
Rerollful 15 օր առաջ
Ahhh yes the personality contest in a sport about beating up each other
Grid One
Grid One 15 օր առաջ
I feel Derrick the part of agent Carter in the Rush Hour films but he needs to stick to being an actor as I feel he might get hurt in the UFC ring. Kelvin Holland dusts him in the trilogy.
Mr B Cool kid
Mr B Cool kid 16 օր առաջ
Same here
tan evrbfb
tan evrbfb 16 օր առաջ
Simple.... one could say he's just an average bloke
Jason Rangel87
Jason Rangel87 16 օր առաջ
WHO THE FOOK IS THAT GUY? WHY WASTE TIME INTERVIEWING HIM WHEN YOU CAN LOOK FOR NICK OR NATE DIAZ?
Graham .25
Graham .25 16 օր առաջ
Love the roll this man been on. I hope he fights Till next and winner faces Winner of Rob and Izzy
Benj James
Benj James 16 օր առաջ
Literally no one wants to see you wrestle till for 15-25 mins
A_ 4321
A_ 4321 16 օր առաջ
He's trying to get guys that don't want to wrestle trying to get an easier fight he should face paulo costa or Jared
M
M 16 օր առաջ
Till would destroy this black guy!
Leandro Antelo
Leandro Antelo 16 օր առաջ
You deserve better Derek 🙏🏻
Rya N
Rya N 16 օր առաջ
He should retire
AJ Lopez
AJ Lopez 16 օր առաջ
Derek Brunson has become underrated
RV103
RV103 16 օր առաջ
Love St. Lucia. Did that whole volcano, hot bath, waterfall thing too. Great experience
Z E
Z E 16 օր առաջ
Derek you ain’t listen to DC clearly you are shooting down when wanting to fight Darren... Darren got to much hype lol lost more in his last few then won and switching weight classes, missing weight etc. Seems like a cool likeable guy but cmon.
Caylan Rodda
Caylan Rodda 16 օր առաջ
Naa Costa vs till
John
John 16 օր առաջ
Till one of them dudes that was suppose to be great but stay getting the worst end of something
Ravioli Ravioli
Ravioli Ravioli 13 օր առաջ
@Rytis Kurcinskas how many times you gonna comment that hater spaz
Rytis Kurcinskas
Rytis Kurcinskas 15 օր առաջ
till is trash
John
John 16 օր առաջ
Don’t like em period.
Grid One
Grid One 16 օր առաջ
I think Derrick played a good part in Rush hour 1-3 but I think Kevin Holland KO's him in the trilogy. He should stick to being an actor as he might get hurt in the ring.
Grid One
Grid One 15 օր առաջ
@Isolated Productions I feel in my humble opinion that Derrick was out of his depth that fight. He needs to realise this is fighting and not fighting on set for a movie, Holland gave up that fight. No doubt Derrick has potential to be a good UFC player however it may be too soon he needs a camp to train with.
Isolated Productions
Isolated Productions 16 օր առաջ
First of all mate it's an octagon not a ring, secondly they have only fought once so what are you saying? Are you saying that brunson wins again the second time around then Holland beats him in a trilogy? What are you smoking?
Elijah Casella
Elijah Casella 16 օր առաջ
He asked him If he got hype from the Holland fight and couldn't even say yes
alloutmurda
alloutmurda 16 օր առաջ
Cmon how can you hate him
Feng Shui MMA
Feng Shui MMA 16 օր առաջ
Darrentill7 has entered the chat
MrTakeYo bitch
MrTakeYo bitch 16 օր առաջ
Ain’t no one tryna watch u wrestle 🤣🥸🤡
Bo Bop
Bo Bop 16 օր առաջ
Go ahead and put that on the list of fights I don't want to see.
desbrink
desbrink 16 օր առաջ
No one wants to watch you hug Darren all right
Majid Hussain
Majid Hussain 16 օր առաջ
Islam is the truth. Read the Quran
weedonk
weedonk 16 օր առաջ
Rooting for Derek Brunson, he's a great fighter
Mark Smith
Mark Smith 16 օր առաջ
Till is the mate
French Fry Montana
French Fry Montana 16 օր առաջ
💯💯💯The biggest crime that Brett Okamoto commits is that he is BORING...And there is nothing he can do to improve it. It is just who he is...He asks mindless questions and is uninteresting in every way. I cannot even watch the interviews that Brett conducts anymore...And I did want to hear what Brunson had to say but I just get mad every time I listen to "Boring" Okamoto. Please get rid of him ESPN MMA🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼
Benji James
Benji James 16 օր առաջ
Yeah I agree, Brett Is boring af and the schmo is corny af.....its bad when Ariel is the best mma reporter to watch innit.
Flood Playz
Flood Playz 16 օր առաջ
What up about fighting the drunkard . He was calling out him after the win over Kevin holland.
Jasjit Bajwa
Jasjit Bajwa 16 օր առաջ
2 checks Bumson
Sam You
Sam You 16 օր առաջ
If it’s not Ariel I’m not watching
Velvet Thunder
Velvet Thunder 16 օր առաջ
Till has good takedown defence, good luck Brunson
Jon Habash
Jon Habash 16 օր առաջ
Uff, so he can lay and prey....
Isolated Productions
Isolated Productions 16 օր առաջ
Lol, that's probably what he wants but in what universe does brunson take down and control till
Justin Eller
Justin Eller 16 օր առաջ
i bet he never tells a lanky Nigerian that "you too skinny bro, better lift some weights"
Sad Life
Sad Life 16 օր առաջ
"This Nigerian is too skinny, somebody should tell him he need lift weights" - Jan Blachowicz
UgetWhatU[FKN]Deserve
UgetWhatU[FKN]Deserve 16 օր առաջ
Brunson looking for those stand up fighters that have little knowledge of grabbing. Easy pickings, easy ways for a title shot. He should be asking for Paulo Costa that ranked 2nd and not look behind him to see who would be easy for him.
Mark Davis
Mark Davis 16 օր առաջ
The baddest retired cheerleader that's ever lived!
ck thahardway
ck thahardway 16 օր առաջ
He’s over here looking for which striker he can lay on for 3 rounds lol
ck thahardway
ck thahardway 15 օր առաջ
J G oh boy here comes the public defender of wrestling lmaoo
J G
J G 15 օր առաջ
you think mma is that simple?
Walker Meiner
Walker Meiner 16 օր առաջ
Till has the tools to deal with Brunson. I don’t see Brunson winning unless he gets 10+ takedowns
Isolated Productions
Isolated Productions 16 օր առաջ
Agreed, but I don't see brunson getting any takedowns and even if he did I'd imagine till would get right back up immediately.
Third Coast Firearms
Third Coast Firearms 16 օր առաջ
Ill mop the floor with ya
Alldaydre1
Alldaydre1 16 օր առաջ
That’s a good fight! 💪🏿💪🏿
cbe
cbe 16 օր առաջ
This dude Bret mumblin, and taking John's tactics giving them the answers in the question.
Kartikey Mehta
Kartikey Mehta 16 օր առաջ
Brunson beat Holland even more convincing ,give him a title shot as well.
Lewis Jay Gomes
Lewis Jay Gomes 16 օր առաջ
If he wasn’t robbed against Izzy that day , he’d be the champion right now
Jesper Petersson
Jesper Petersson 16 օր առաջ
@Agent Grey yea Izzy grabbed his shorts all the time. Look at the beginning of the fight izzy actually talking to the referee and said it himself.
Hm Sp
Hm Sp 16 օր առաջ
@Blackpool Reppin izzy didn’t knock him out it was a knockdown
Agent Grey
Agent Grey 16 օր առաջ
@Blackpool Reppin Izzy was holding on his trunks cheating.
Flavor Gainz
Flavor Gainz 16 օր առաջ
Derek is the definition of a fighter that grow up and mature at the octagon. good stuff.
Omar M.
Omar M. 16 օր առաջ
Why sooo many want to fight Till lol
User Anonymous
User Anonymous 16 օր առաջ
So Justin Bieber can't have "dreads" but this clown with blonde hair isn't cultural appropriation? What a joke
User Anonymous
User Anonymous 16 օր առաջ
@Omar black people crying about everything
Omar
Omar 16 օր առաջ
White people crying about hair dye is the funniest thing I’ve seen today
Toni Villanen
Toni Villanen 16 օր առաջ
no thanks Derek
Ray JStafford
Ray JStafford 16 օր առաջ
Book this fight!!!
Let me offer you this
Let me offer you this 16 օր առաջ
Till sleeps him
Like Martials Video
Like Martials Video 16 օր առաջ
Brunson has been doing great
Agent Grey
Agent Grey 16 օր առաջ
Easy win for Derek. Till has always been inconsistent
Jordan Murphy
Jordan Murphy 16 օր առաջ
Nah till got good takedown defence and till is levels above on the feet
Big Kesh
Big Kesh 16 օր առաջ
Undefeated undisputed
Big Kesh
Big Kesh 16 օր առաջ
The king of social media right here
Big Kesh
Big Kesh 16 օր առաջ
@Imighteatu Alilhungry fairs
Imighteatu Alilhungry
Imighteatu Alilhungry 16 օր առաջ
Tyron Woodley is the true king of social media lol
MrROUGHTOUGHGUY
MrROUGHTOUGHGUY 16 օր առաջ
Darren will BUST UPPPP Bumson.
Lachie
Lachie 16 օր առաջ
2 checks bumson
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