Wilmington's Derek Brunson makes quick work of Lyoto Machida

Wilmington's Derek Brunson makes quick work of Lyoto Machida

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Mixed martial artist Derek Brunson made quick work of Lyoto Machida on Saturday in Sao Paulo, Brazil, at UFC's Fight Night 119.

Brunson, a Wilmington native, knocked out Machida at the 2:30 mark of the first round.

With the victory, Brunson improved to 18-5 overall, 9-3 in the UFC.

It was also Brunson's seventh win since 2012, the most by any middleweight in the UFC during that time period.

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