Derek Brunson is one strong contender in the middleweight division, but the other thing you cannot underestimate is Brunson’s meme-making skills as well. Brunson last fought at UFC 271, when his 5-fight winning streak was broken by losing to Jared Cannonier via second-round TKO. Brunson is a longtime UFC fighter with few bouts battled in Strikeforce as well.
Brunson is 23-8 in his overall MMA career with 16 finishes. Brunson has wins over the likes of Kevin Holland, Edmen Shahbazyan, Ian Heinisch, Elias Theodorou, Darren Till, Lyoto Machida, Uriah Hall, Sam Alvey, Ed Herman, Lorenz Larkin, Chris Leben and many more. Brunson is currently the #4 fighter in the UFC middleweight rankings. Brunson trains at Sanford MMA which is the home of athletes such as Kamaru Usman, Ian Garry, Gilbert Burns, Michael Chandler and many more.
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All Derek Brunson needs are 10 minutes to pull off a brilliant meme of his iPad
In an interview with Helen Yee, Brunson opens up about his future as a fighter, his thoughts on the last middleweight fight between the champion Israel Adesanya and Jared Cannonier and much more.
Talking about the memes on his social media accounts, Brunson says “The memes, I make myself. I see a lot of people reposting my memes but I open up my iPad, open up photoshop and do it myself… I am pretty efficient and quick with it. Like I can whip up a meme in like, I don’t know, maybe 10 minutes… I got pretty good at photoshop.”
What are your thoughts on Derek Brunson’s meme game? How impressed are you by Brunson’s meme-making so far? There are many fighters who communicate through memes as a way of talking trash in order to make a way for a fight for themselves. Kevin Holland is another name who has been boosting his social media engagement primarily through memes. Do you think the MMA community becomes a much more interesting place with the fighters becoming internet trolls?
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