The action takes place from the UFC Apex.
Brunson is the experienced veteran of the two, trying to hold off the prospect in Shahbazyan.
In the videos below, relive some of Brunson’s best finishes while also getting to know more about Shabazyan.
Top Finishes: Derek Brunson
Be ready from the opening bell when you fight UFC middleweight Derek Brunson. Every knockout or submission in Brunson’s career has taken place in the very first round.
Edmen Shahbazyan: Fighter Trailer
“The Golden Boy,” Edmen Shahbazyan stands 11-0 in his young MMA career at only 22 years of age. The UFC middleweight faces his toughest test yet when he faces Derek Brunson on August 1.
The Fight Life: Paul Felder
P3 Portable Protein Pack presents The Fight Life with Paul Felder. Get an up-close look at what Felder’s daily hustle as a commentator looks like during a busy fight week.
Plus, get his take on retirement and what would draw him away from the sport.
Dana White Contender Series Returns August 4
Dana White’s Contender Series returns next week on Tuesday, August 4! Watch weekly on Tuesday’s as MMA prospects compete to earn a fight contract from the UFC President.
Edmen Shahbazyan Vs. Antonio Jones
Edmen Shabazyan impressed enough in his Contender Series appearance to earn a shot in the UFC a few months later and hasn’t looked back. The 11-0 prospect faces Derek Brunson in the main event of UFC Vegas 5.
Derek Brunson Vs. Lyoto Machida
Re-watch Derek Brunson’s 2017 matchup with Lyoto Machida in preparation for Brunson’s return to the Octagon on August 1 to face Edmen Shahbazyan in the main event of UFC Vegas 5.
Edmen Shahbazyan On Ronda Rousey’s Impact
In this excerpt from UFC Destined, Edmen Shahbazyan discusses how he started training at age 10 and what he’s learned from Ronda Rousey.
Derek Brunson speaks about being away from his family while training for their middleweight main event at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas.