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Gegard Mousasi Eyes PFL Debut, Calls Out Derek Brunson




Former Bellator middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi is gearing up for his debut in the Professional Fighters League (PFL) and has set his sights on a potential bout with UFC veteran Derek Brunson. Mousasi, who last fought in May with a loss to Fabian Edwards at Bellator 296, will make his PFL debut after the promotion was acquired by the PFL in November.


Despite initial talks of a matchup with Bellator champion Johnny Eblen, Mousasi has revealed that Brunson has declined to fight him on three separate occasions. Taking to social media, Mousasi expressed his readiness for a return to the cage and his hope that the PFL will find him a suitable opponent for his debut.


While Brunson has yet to respond to Mousasi's callout, he has indicated his intention to return to action in the spring. Although a previously discussed PFL vs. Bellator card in February was expected to feature Brunson against Eblen, the promotion seems to be exploring other options.


If the proposed bout between Mousasi and Brunson doesn't materialize, Mousasi still has several potential opponents to consider. While the PFL currently lacks a middleweight division, Mousasi's past experience in the light-heavyweight division could open up alternative opportunities for him in the promotion.

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