David
Branch

  • Age:
    39
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 1"
  • Weight:
    205
  • Fighting Out Of:

Stats

W-L-D
22-7-0
(T)KO
7-2
SUB
6-4
  • Age:
    39
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 1"
  • Weight:
    205
  • Fighting Out Of:

Stats

W-L-D
22-7-0
(T)KO
7-2
SUB
6-4

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    3

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    01:41
  • Fastest KO:
    01:44
  • Fastest SUB:
    01:41

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    59.1%
  • Finished Rate:
    85.7%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    40.9%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    14.3%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    31.8%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    28.6%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    27.3%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    57.1%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    22-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    12 years, 2 months, 15 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    61.4
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    2.4
  • Longest Layoff:
    0 years, 9 month, 7 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    1 months, 2 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    2.3
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    11:27
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    1.6
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    07:48

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF
12/14/2019
Loss
22-6-0
Alexander Shlemenko
(58-12-0)

Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Russian Cagefighting Championship 7
1 04:58
03/30/2019
Loss
22-5-0
Jack Hermansson
(18-4-0)
Middleweight
185.5 vs 185
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
UFC on ESPN #2
1 00:49
11/03/2018
Loss
22-4-0
Jared Cannonier
(9-4-0)
Middleweight
185.6 vs 184.8
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 230
2 00:29
04/21/2018
Win
21-4-0
Thiago Santos
(17-5-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 185.8
KO (Strike)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: Barboza vs. Lee
1 02:30
09/16/2017
Loss
21-3-0
Luke Rockhold
(15-3-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 185.5
Submission (Strikes)
UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Branch
2 04:05
05/13/2017
Win
20-3-0
Krzysztof Jotko
(18-1-0)
Middleweight
185 vs 185
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 211: MIOCIC vs. DOS SANTOS
3 05:00
12/31/2016
Win
19-3-0
Louis Taylor
(13-3-0)
Middleweight
184.8 vs 185
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
WSOF-NYC
5 02:00
10/07/2016
Win
18-3-0
Vinny Magalhaes
(14-7-0)
Light-heavyweight
204.8 vs 204.2
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Series of Fighting 33 - Gaethje vs Dugulubgov
5 05:00
04/02/2016
Win
17-3-0
Clifford Starks
(11-2-0)
Middleweight
184.8 vs 184.4
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Series of Fighting 30 - Branch vs Starks
5 05:00
09/18/2015
Win
16-3-0
Teddy Holder
(9-1-0)
Light-heavyweight
204 vs 202.4
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
World Series of Fighting 23 - Gaethje vs Palomino II
1 02:21
04/10/2015
Win
15-3-0
Jesse McElligott
(5-1-0)
Light-heavyweight
204 vs 203
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
World Series of Fighting 20 - Branch vs Markes
2 01:28
11/15/2014
Win
14-3-0
Yushin Okami
(30-8-0)
Middleweight
184 vs 183
TKO/RSC
World Series of Fighting 11/15/14
4 03:39
06/21/2014
Win
13-3-0
Jesse Taylor
(27-8-0)
Middleweight
184 vs 182.8
Submission (Choke)
WSOF 10
1 01:41
09/14/2013
Win
12-3-0
Danillo Vilefort
(13-4-0)
Middleweight
185.8 vs 185
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Series of Fighting 5
3 05:00
03/23/2013
Win
11-3-0
Paulo Filho
(22-4-2)
Middleweight
185.2 vs 184.5
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Series of Fighting 2
3 05:00
11/03/2012
Win
10-3-0
Dustin Jacoby
(8-2-0)
Middleweight
185 vs 186
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Series of Fighting
3 05:00
05/25/2012
Loss
10-2-0
Anthony Johnson
(10-4-0)
Light-heavyweight
189 vs 194
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Titan Fighting Championships 22: Rumble Vs Branch
3 05:00
01/22/2012
Win
9-2-0
Dom Steele
(6-1-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 185
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pure MMA LLC The Beginning
3 05:00
05/27/2011
Win
8-2-0
Jeremy May
(0-0-0)
Middleweight
186.7 vs 185.5
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Shark Fights 15
3 03:19
03/03/2011
Loss
8-1-0
Rousimar Palhares
(13-4-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 186
Submission (Heel Hook)
UFC on Versus 3
2 01:44
12/04/2010
Win
7-1-0
Richard Attonito
(7-3-0)
Middleweight
185 vs 185
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC: The Ultimate Fighter Team GSP vs Koscheck Finale
3 05:00
09/15/2010
Win
6-1-0
Tomasz Drwal
(17-3-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 185.5
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night: Marquardt vs. Palhares
3 05:00
07/03/2010
Loss
6-0-0
Gerald Harris
(16-2-0)
Middleweight
185 vs 185
TKO/RSC
UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin
3 02:35
04/22/2010
Win
5-0-0
Derrick Mehmen
(8-1-0)
Middleweight
189.5 vs 191.7
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Bellator Fighting Championships 15
2 00:26
03/19/2010
Win
4-0-0
John Troyer
(9-3-0)
Middleweight
185.8 vs 185.9
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UCC 1 - Merciless
2 04:26
06/12/2009
Win
3-0-0
Dennis Olson
(6-1-0)
Middleweight
185.5 vs 185
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Bellator Fighting Championships 11
1 02:27
12/13/2008
Win
2-0-0
Robbie Huston
(3-0-0)
Middleweight
186 vs 187.5
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Battle at the Nation's Capital 1
2 02:41
05/09/2008
Win
1-0-0
Alexis Aquino
(5-2-0)
Middleweight
185.4 vs 186
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Ring of Combat XIX
1 03:29
09/29/2007
Win
0-0-0
Craig Simone
(2-0-0)
Middleweight
184.6 vs 178.6
TKO/RSC
Unified Cage Fights 6
1 01:44

* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class