Mar 30 2019
Saturday

Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, United States

Co-Main Event
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
David Branch
Branch
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18-4-0
Sub 1
Sub 1
22-5-0

The tape

35
Age
42
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
77.6" / 197 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm

Tape record

SUBKOKOKOKO
Form
KOKOKOSDSUB
18
Wins
22
11
By KO
6
61
KO%
27
4
By SUB
7
22
SUB%
32
4
Loses
5
1
Stopped
3
2
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2007
22
Bouts
27
45
Rounds
69
3 hours, 5 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 1 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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Jack Hermansson vs David Branch report

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 7 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 6 more professional rounds, 77 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 Edmen Shahbazyan at UFC Vegas 27 on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest in the United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

Before that, he had lost to Jared Cannonier at UFC on ESPN+ 18 on 28th September 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark.

He had won against Ronaldo Souza at UFC on ESPN+ 8 on 27th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at BB&T Center, Sunrise, United States.

Activity check

Hermansson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 10 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.

Branch's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 9 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

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