Darren Until not too long ago confronted Robert Whittaker in a five-round fundamental occasion matchup, whereby the previous got here up brief in a carefully contested unanimous choice loss. Following his loss to Whittaker, Until has been aiming to regain misplaced momentum and work his means again in the direction of a shot on the UFC Middleweight Championship.

Though Darren Until’s presently scheduled to face fellow high-ranking Middleweight fighter Jack Hermansson later this 12 months, he has continued calling out a number of different prime Middleweights.

Darren Until and Derek Brunson’s disagreement reaches a crescendo

Perennial UFC Middleweight contender Derek Brunson not too long ago took to his official social media account to situation a problem to Darren Until. He put forth a tweet claiming that he’s guess somebody $20,000 that whereas Until points challenges to a number of different fighters, the latter wouldn’t point out Brunson’s identify.

In response to Brunson’s aforesaid tweet, Until fired again by stating: “I don’t name b**s out.” Not one to be outdone, Brunson reverted by persevering with his efforts of goading Until into accepting a struggle in opposition to him. Moreover, Brunson tagged UFC President Dana White in his tweet, in an try to steer the promotion into reserving a struggle between him and Until.

Darren Until subsequently replied to Brunson’s problem, with the previous insinuating that he’d be greater than keen to struggle Brunson whereas taking a number of jibes. Followers can view a couple of notable social media exchanges between Until and Brunson beneath:

Will Darren Until struggle Derek Brunson this 12 months?

The overwhelming majority of MMA followers and consultants imagine {that a} potential struggle between Darren Until and Derek Brunson is unlikely to return to fruition within the 2020 calendar 12 months.

Brunson’s most up-to-date struggle witnessed him safe a powerful TKO victory over then-undefeated Middleweight prospect Edmen Shahbazyan in August. Alternatively, Until, who suffered a call loss to Robert Whittaker in his final struggle, is now set to face Jack Hermansson at UFC Battle Night time 185 on December fifth. 

Hermansson not too long ago defeated Kelvin Gastelum through first-round submission in July and is regarded by many as a worthy adversary for every body within the UFC Middleweight division. He’s broadly revered for his well-rounded MMA skill-set, nevertheless, it’s his grappling arsenal that’s regarded by many as his greatest asset within the fight realm.

Ought to Until defeat Hermansson later this 12 months, a possible struggle between the previous and Derek Brunson might materialize in 2021.

Which fighter do you assume would emerge victorious in a possible struggle between Darren Until and Derek Brunson? Pontificate within the feedback.

Revealed 12 Oct 2020, 06:26 IST



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