David Branch
Branch
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Apr 21 2018
Saturday

Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
21-4-0
KO 1
KO 1
17-5-0

The tape

42
Age
40
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Tape record

KOSDSUBUDUD
Form
KOKOKOKOSUB
21
Wins
17
5
By KO
12
24
KO%
71
7
By SUB
1
33
SUB%
6
4
Loses
5
2
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2007
Debut
2010
25
Bouts
22
66
Rounds
38
4 hours, 53 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 15 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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David Branch vs Thiago Santos report

Who won Branch vs Santos?

David Branch beat Thiago Santos by knockout in the 1st round during the main card of UFC Fight Night 128, on Saturday 21st April 2018 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

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 losses 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 losses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

Thiago Santos marked his 24th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2013.

David Branch's UFC record stood at 4-5-0, while Thiago Santos' came in at 14-10-0.

The stats suggested Santos had a massive power advantage over Branch, boasting a 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 a 33% submission rate over Santos' 6%.

David Branch was the older man by 2 years, at 42 years old.

Santos had a height advantage of 1 inch over Branch. Despite this, he had a 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 11 less professional rounds, 71 to Santos' 82.

Activity check

Branch's last 2 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 2 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 7 months and 4 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 8 years and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 8 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.3 rounds on average.

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