Tape rankings @ Middleweight
David Branch vs Thiago Santos report
Who won Branch vs Santos?
David Branch beat Thiago Santos by during the main card of UFC Fight Night 128, on Saturday 21st April 2018 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner David Branch.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Branch vs Santos stats
David Branch stepped into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 7 by submission.
Thiago Santos made his way to the cage with a record of 17 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggested Santos had a massive power advantage over Branch, boosting at 71% knock out percentage over Branch's 24%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Branch had a large advantage over Santos, boasting at 33% submission rate over Santos' 6%.
David Branch was the older man by 2 years, at 41 years old.
Santos had a height advantage of 1 inch over Branch. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Branch was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 3 years and 2 months earlier than Santos, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 4 less professional rounds, 71 to Santos' 75.
Branch's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 10 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 11 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 5 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
Santos' last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 8 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Branch vs Santos?
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