Derek Brunson and Darren Till have been headed in different directions as of late.
The 37-year-old Brunson is surging, having won four straight fights including a unanimous decision over Kevin Holland back in March. The 28-year-old Till has lost three of his last four matches including a hard-fought unanimous decision defeat at the hands of Robert Whittaker last July.
Those are the trends heading into their UFC Fight Night main event Saturday in Las Vegas, where Brunson or Till will look to make a dent in the middleweight standings. Entering the bout, Brunson is ranked No. 5 and Till seventh in the middleweight standings.
Will Brunson extend his streak with a win over the younger competitor or will Till bring the veteran's surge to an end in brutal fashion?
Here's everything you need to know about Brunson vs. Till at UFC Fight Night.
When is UFC Fight Night: Derek Brunson vs.Darren Till? Date, start time
- Date: Saturday, Sept. 4
- Main card: 4 p.m. ET/9 p.m. BST
- Main event approx: 6:30 p.m. ET/11:30 p.m. BST
The UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Till main card kicks off 4 p.m. ET/9 p.m. BST with the headliners expected to make their walks to the Octagon at around 6:30 p.m. ET/11:30 p.m. BST. Although that depends on the length of the earlier fights.
What channel/stream is Brunson vs. Till?
- US: ESPN+
- UK: BT Sport 2
Brunson vs. Till can be live streamed via ESPN+ in the United States. In the United Kingdom, MMA fans can watch the main card on BT Sport 2 and live stream it via BT Sport 2's website or app for subscribers.
Where is the Brunson vs. Till fight?
The UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Till card takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Brunson will be competing at the venue for his third straight fight, while Till will be making his debut at the site.
Derek Brunson Record and Bio
- Nationality: American
- Born: Jan. 4, 1984
- Height: 6-1
- Reach: 77 inches
- Total Fights: 29
- Record: 22-7
Darren Till Record and Bio
- Nationality: British
- Born: Dec. 24, 1992
- Height: 6-0
- Reach: 74.5 inches
- Total Fights: 22
- Record: 18-3-1
UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Till main card
- Derek Brunson vs. Darren Till; Middleweight
- Tom Aspinall vs. Sergey Spivak; Heavyweight
- Alex Morono vs. David Zawada; Welterweight
- Modestas Bukauskas vs. Khalil Rountree Jr.; Light Heavyweight
- Paddy Pimblett vs. Luigi Vendramini; Lightweight