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Robert Whittaker vs. Derek Brunson added to UFC Melbourne, Australia

Robert Whittaker vs. Derek Brunson added to UFC Melbourne, Australia

Robert Whittaker vs. Derek Brunson added to UFC Melbourne, Australia

Robert Whittaker vs. Derek Brunson added to UFC Melbourne, Australia

After defeating Uriah Hall in the first round this past weekend, Derek Brunson climbed the UFC rankings ladder two spots to the number eight position.

Now on a five-fight win-streak, Brunson will be challenged by number seven, Robert Whittaker when the two rising stars clash in Melbourne, Australia.

FOX Sports 1 will televise the event, which is headlined by the five-round middleweight rematch between Luke Rockhold and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza.

Whittaker himself is also on an impressive five-fight win streak.

The fight is scheduled for November 26 (November 27 local time).

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