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Dave Branch

Dave Branch

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  • Given Name: David Branch
  • MMA Record: 21-4-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
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  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 35 | Date of Birth: 1981.12.22
  • Last Fight: September 16, 2017 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Middleweight | Last Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Renzo Gracie Academy
  • Height: 6'1" (185cm) | Reach: 79.5" (202cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $304,000 USD
  • Born: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  UFC.com
  • Fighting out of: Brooklyn, New York
  • Personal Pages: Twitter
  • Head Coach: Renzo Gracie
  • Other Coaches: N/A

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Dave Branch MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Submission | Strikes
4:05 Round 2 of 5, 9:05 Total

Us Luke Rockhold
21-3-0 15-3-0

Us UFC Fight Night 116: Rockhold vs. Branch
Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2017.09.16
Odds: +425 (Heavy Underdog) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Pl Krzysztof Jotko
20-3-0 19-1-0

Us UFC 211: Miocic vs. Dos Santos 2
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2017.05.13
Odds: +145 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Don Turnage
Win | Submission | Choke
2:00 Round 5 of 5, 22:00 Total

Us Louis Taylor
19-3-0 13-3-0

Us WSOF 34: Gaethje vs. Firmino
Preliminary Card | Title Defense | Middleweight | 185

2016.12.31
Odds: -550 (Heavy Favorite) | Weigh-In: 184.8 lbs (83.8 kgs) | Referee: Todd Anderson
Win | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Br Vinny Magalhães
18-3-0 14-7-0

Us WSOF 33: Branch vs. Magalhaes
Main Event | Title Defense | Light HW | 205 lbs

2016.10.07
Odds: -210 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 204.8 lbs (92.9 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Us Clifford Starks
17-3-0 13-2-0

Us WSOF 30: Branch vs. Starks
Main Event | Title Defense | Middleweight | 185

2016.04.02
Odds: -320 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $130,000 ($65K Base, $65K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 184.8 lbs (83.8 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Win | Submission | Choke
2:21 Round 1 of 5

Us Teddy Holder
16-3-0 9-1-0

Us WSOF 23: Gaethje vs. Palomino 2
Co-Main Event | Vacant Title | Light Heavyweight | 205

2015.09.18
Odds: -365 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $100,000 ($50K Base, $50K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 204.0 lbs (92.5 kgs) | Referee: Al Guinee
Win | Submission
1:28 Round 2 of 3, 6:28 Total

Us Jesse McElligott
15-3-0 5-1-0

Us WSOF 20: Branch vs. McElligott
Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2015.04.10
Odds: -1000 (Huge Favorite) | Weigh-In: 204.0 lbs (92.5 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Cancelled Bout Ronny Markes WSOF 20 2015.04.10
Reason: Markes Hospitalized before Weigh-ins
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
3:39 Round 4 of 5, 18:39 Total

Jp Yushin Okami
14-3-0 30-8-0

Us WSOF 15: Branch vs. Okami
Main Event | Title Defense | Middleweight | 185

2014.11.15
Odds: +340 (Moderate Underdog) Upset Victory | Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs (83.5 kgs) | Referee: Andrew Glenn
Win | Submission
1:41 Round 1 of 5

Us Jesse Taylor
13-3-0 27-9-0

Us WSOF 10: Branch vs. Taylor
Main Event | Vacant Title | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2014.06.21
Odds: +125 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $36,000 ($18K Base, $18K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs (83.5 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Danillo Villefort
12-3-0 14-4-0

Us WSOF 5: Arlovski vs. Kyle
Co-Main Event | Tournament Semifinal | 185 lbs

2013.09.14
Odds: -200 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 185.8 lbs (84.3 kgs) | Referee: Gasper Oliver
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Paulo Filho
11-3-0 23-4-2

Us WSOF 2: Arlovski vs. Johnson
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2013.03.23
Odds: -160 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 185.2 lbs (84.0 kgs) | Referee: Kevin Mulhall
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Dustin Jacoby
10-3-0 8-2-0

Us WSOF 1: Arlovski vs. Cole
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2012.11.03
Odds: -310 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $16,000 ($8K Base, $8K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Anthony Johnson
10-2-0 10-4-0

Us Titan FC 22: Johnson vs. Branch
Main Event | Catchweight | 195 lbs

2012.05.25
Weigh-In: 189.2 lbs (85.8 kgs) | Referee: Chuck Wolfe
Cancelled Bout Jan Błachowicz KSW 18 2012.02.25
Reason: Branch Removed From Bout
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Us Dominique Steele

Us Pure MMA

2012.01.22
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
3:19 Round 3 of 3, 13:19 Total

Us Jeremy May
8-2-0 9-7-0

Us Shark Fights 15: Villasenor vs Camozzi
Co-Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2011.05.27
Loss | Submission | Leglock
1:44 Round 2 of 3, 6:44 Total

Br Rousimar Palhares
8-1-0 11-4-0

Us UFC on Versus 3: Sanchez vs Kampmann
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2011.03.03
Odds: +140 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
#19 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2011
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Rich Attonito
7-1-0 9-3-0

Us The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2010.12.04
Odds: -160 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $16,000 ($8K Base, $8K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Josh Rosenthal
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Pl Tomasz Drwal
6-1-0 17-3-1

Us UFC Fight Night 22: Marquardt vs. Palhares
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2010.09.15
Odds: +140 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Loss | KO/TKO | Slam
2:35 Round 3 of 3, 12:35 Total

Us Gerald Harris
6-0-0 16-2-0

Us UFC 116: Lesnar vs Carwin
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2010.07.03
Odds: +205 (Moderate Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $6,000 Base | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#20 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2010
UFC 116 Knockout of the Night
Win | Submission | Choke
0:26 Round 2 of 3, 5:26 Total

Us Derrick Mehmen
5-0-0 8-1-0

Us Bellator 15
Preliminary Card | Catchweight | 190 lbs

2010.04.22
Weigh-In: 189.5 lbs (86.0 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us John Troyer

Us New Jersey Regional

2010.03.19
Win | Submission | Choke
2:27 Round 1 of 3

Us Dennis Olson
3-0-0 7-2-0

Us Bellator 11
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2009.06.12
Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Robbie Huston

Us Regional

2008.12.13
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
3:29 Round 1 of 3

Us Alex Aquino
1-0-0 5-2-0

Us Ring of Combat 19
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2008.05.09
Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Craig Simone

Us Florida Regional

2007.09.29

Dave Branch Wiki Update Wiki

On June 21st 2014 in Las Vegas at World Series of Fighting 10 David Branch defeated Jesse Taylor to become the first ever World Series of Fighting Middleweight Champion.

Branch is set to defend his World Series of Fighting Middleweight Champion against Yushin Okami on WSOF 15 on November 15th at the Sun Dome in Tampa. 

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