David Branch - Official UFC® Profile
David
Branch
21-3-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #9 Middleweight
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 5 fights.
Record: 21-3-0
Summary: Determination, technique, power

Fighter Info

From: Bronx, New York United States
Fights Out Of: Brooklyn, New York United States
Age: 35
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )
Reach 81"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
242
40% Successful
96
Types of Successful Strikes
0
96
43% Standing
41% Clinch
17%
41
39
16
Striking Defense
69
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
30
33% Successful
10
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
10
0
Takedown Defense
33
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
David Branch
UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Branch
Sep 16, 2017
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Win
David Branch
May 13, 2017
28
39
1
2
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
David Branch
Mar 3, 2011
6
2
1
0
0
3
0
0
R2 Submission
Win
David Branch
Dec 4, 2010
6
16
0
4
0
0
0
7
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
David Branch
Sep 15, 2010
10
15
0
3
0
0
0
3
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
David Branch
Jul 3, 2010
10
20
5
0
0
0
0
0
R3 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: Training is harder than your toenails
 
When and why did you start training for fighting? I’ve been training for fighting all my life. It runs in my family.

What ranks and titles have you held? Renzo Gracie Jiu-Jitsu black belt; won the Pan American championship three times.

Do you have any heroes? Kenny Monday, Sugar Ray Robinson, Bruce Lee

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a great opportunity for me to start making some real money.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
No college

What was your job before you started fighting? I was an ironworker with Local 580

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in Jiu-Jitsu under Renzo Gracie

Favorite grappling technique: The Wushu Chinese Finger Hold

Favorite Striking technique: The Five Finger Discount
 
  • Seven wins by submission (5 RNC, D’Arce, Von Flue choke), five by KO

 

  • Five first round finishes

 

  • On 11 fight winning streak

 

  • 12-1 between UFC appearances with lone loss via decision to Anthony Johnson in 2012

 

  • Owns wins over Dominique Steele, Paulo Filho, Danillo Villefort, Jesse Taylor, Yushin Okami, Clifford Starks and Vinny Magalhaes

 

  • Brother of former junior middleweight boxing contender Sechew Powell

Career

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