David Branch News

Jan 13, 2018 12:11 pm

VIDEO | David Branch Wakes Up and Reacts to Yoel Romero Fighting Luke Rockhold

Damn…. @aliabdelaziz000 @ufc @mickmaynard2 @danawhite I wish Yoel and Lucas the best, speedy recovery champ. 😔 A post shared by David Branch (@davidbranch32) on Jan 13, 2018 at 4:33am PST Just when you thought that the UFC’s middleweight division was back to normal, a huge shake-up comes rocketing in and messed it all up once...

Dec 29, 2017 5:09 pm

Yoel Romero Returns at UFC Orlando

UFC on Fox 28 in Orlando, Florida just keeps getting better and better. A top Middleweight matchup has been reported by the Orlando Sentinel. Making his return for the first time since losing his interim title fight against Robert Whittaker at UFC 213, Yoel Romero will take on former WSOF Middleweight and Light Heavyweight champion,...

Dec 19, 2017 10:31 am

Yoel Romero Verbally Agrees to a Big Fight at UFC Orlando

We haven’t seen Yoel Romero since his decision loss to Robert Whittaker back in July. Up until then, the middleweight monster was on an eight-fight win streak with huge wins over Lyoto Machida, Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza, and Chris Weidman. Since then though, all he’s wanted is a fight. With anybody. However, it looks like he’s...

Sep 17, 2017 3:18 pm

David Branch explains why he tapped out to Luke Rockhold’s strikes

Last night, the UFC returned to our screens with an exciting night of fights from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In the main event of the evening, former two-division World Series of Fighting champ David Branch faced arguably the starkest test of his career in former Strikeforce and UFC middleweight king Luke Rockhold. Though Branch started strong in...

Sep 16, 2017 9:45 pm

UFC Fight Night 116 Results: Luke Rockhold forces David Branch to tapout

A key middleweight scrap between former title holder Luke Rockhold and perennial contender David Branch headlined tonight’s UFC Fight Night 116 card in Pittsburgh. Round one begins and Branch starts off quickly with a combination. Rockhold fires off a kick to the body followed by a low kick. Branch presses forward and pushes Luke against...

Sep 12, 2017 10:21 am

David Branch Says He’ll ‘Shut Down’ Luke Rockhold at UFC Pittsburgh

Creeping up on us after the last minute switch-out of UFC 215, UFC Pittsburgh is a sleeper card with some guaranteed killer fights. Headlining the card is former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold fighting David Branch. The welcome wagon continues for Branch, after getting a win over over Krzysztof Jotko at UFC 211. It was the...

Aug 8, 2017 5:08 am

David Branch goes off on Luke Rockhold in profanity-riddled tirade, Rockhold responds

Yesterday afternoon, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold appeared on The MMA Hour to discuss his August 16 fight with former two-division World Series of Fighting champ David Branch. During his interview, Rockhold explained that Branch was simply the only option remaining after he tried and failed to lock down a bevy of other fights....

May 13, 2017 7:37 pm

UFC 211 Results: David Branch defeats Krzysztof Jotko

UFC 211 Results: David Branch vs. Krzysztof Jotko A middleweight scrap between David Branch and Krzysztof Jotko kicked off tonight’s UFC 211 pay-per-view card in Dallas, Texas. Round one begins and David Branch fires off a high kick that misses to start. He leaps in with a right jab. Jotko circles and then comes forward...

Mar 8, 2017 8:06 am

Two big fights added to UFC 211 lineup

UFC 211, which will occur on May 13 in Dallas, Texas, is already absolutely stacked. The card will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between champ Stipe Miocic and challenger Junior Dos Santos, and co-headlined by a strawweight title fight between champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk and challenger Jessica Andrade. Elsewhere on the lineup, we’ll witness a...

Feb 15, 2017 9:30 am

Former two-division WSOF champ David Branch has signed with the UFC

Earlier this month, we learned that World Series of Fighting star David Branch had entered free agency. Branch, who was the champion of both the WSOF light heavyweight and middleweight divisions, made this announcement on a recent episode of The MMA Hour. “I’m officially a free agent,” he said on the show. “I’m going to be...

Feb 7, 2017 6:22 am

Former two-division WSOF champ David Branch is officially a free agent

Having completed the last fight of his latest contract with World Series of Fighting, David Branch is now a free agent. Branch, who held both the promotion’s middleweight and light heavyweight titles, confirmed his free agency on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. “I’m definitely a free agent now, I’m officially a free agent,” he...