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Who won Hermansson vs Branch?
Jack Hermansson beat David Branch by submission in the 1st round during the co-main event of UFC on ESPN 2, on Saturday 30th March 2019 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
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).
Hermansson vs Branch stats
Jack Hermansson stepped into the octagon with a record of 18 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
David Branch made his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggested Hermansson had a massive power advantage over Branch, boasting at 61% knock out percentage over Branch's 27%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Branch had a slight advantage over Hermansson, with a 32% submission rate over Hermansson's 22%.
Jack Hermansson was the younger man by 6 years, at 35 years old.
Hermansson was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 5 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 year and 9 months later than Branch, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 72 to Branch's 71.
Hermansson vs Branch form
Jack Hermansson had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Chris Curtis at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The O2, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sean Strickland at UFC Fight Night on 5th February 2022 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Edmen Shahbazyan at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest.
Before that, he had lost to Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had won against Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Fight Island 2 on 18th July 2020 by unanimous decision in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Hermansson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.
Branch's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
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