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David Branch Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 22-7-0

Branch was born in Charlotte, North Carolina and raised in the Bronx, New York. He trained Karate for two and a half years before transitioning into Brazilian jiu-jitsu. He graduated from A. Philip Randolph Campus High School in New York, New York. Branch trained for three years with Michael Casey (black belt under Relson Gracie) in the Bronx, NY before he began training under the tutelage of MMA veteran, Renzo Gracie at his personal training center, and further developing his striking with Jason Strout (his first Head Coach) at Church Street Boxing Gym. Branch gained his black belt after learning from Gracie for about ten years. In addition to mixed martial arts, Branch has also competed in (and won) Brazilian jiu-jitsu titles in nationwide competitions.

Last Fight: Alexander Shlemenko
Age: 41
Height 6'1"
Weight 185 lbs
Nick Name: N/A
Nationality: United States
Association: Renzo Gracie Jiu-Jitsu
22 Wins
KO / TKO
6
27%
Submission
7
31%
Decisions
9
40%
7 Losses
KO / TKO
3
42%
Submission
4
57%
Decisions
1
14%

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Reach 78 in (198 cm)
Stance Orthodox
Team Renzo Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Church Street Boxing
Rank Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Renzo Gracie
Years active 2007–present

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David Branch next fight?
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David Branch last fight?
David Branch lost his last fight against Alexander Shlemenko by Submission (Guillotine Choke) on Dec. 14, 2019 at Russian Cagefighting Championship - RCC 7.
Is David Branch retired?
David Branch last fought Alexander Shlemenko 2 years 11 months and 14 days ago, and should be considered inactive.
Should I bet on David Branch?
David Branch has a 75% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 57% of his fights.
Out of the 19 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -318 favorite, and out of 11 favored matches, he has won 81% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 8 matches, with a win rate of 62% and an odds average of +176.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 19 of David Branch betting fights, you would have made $622.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $958.
Where is David Branch from?
David Branch is from Brooklyn, New York, United States.
Has David Branch ever been knocked out?
David Branch has lost 3 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by TKO (Punches) from Jared Cannonier on Nov. 03, 2018 at UFC 230 - Cormier vs. Lewis
How long has David Branch been fighting?
David Branch has been fighting for a period of 12 years 1 month 16 days, his first fight was on Sep. 29, 2007 at CF 6 - Cage Fights 6. He has accumalated roughly 5 hours, 6 minutes and 51 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Alexander Shlemenko Russian Cagefighting Championship - RCC 7
Dec/14/2019
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Marco Broersen 1 4:58
loss Jack Hermansson UFC on ESPN 2 - Barboza vs. Gaethje
Mar/30/2019
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Dan Miragliotta 1 0:49
loss Jared Cannonier UFC 230 - Cormier vs. Lewis
Nov/03/2018
TKO (Punches) Keith Peterson 2 0:29
win Thiago Santos UFC Fight Night 128 - Barboza vs. Lee
Apr/21/2018
KO (Punches) Gary Copeland 1 2:30
loss Luke Rockhold UFC Fight Night 116 - Rockhold vs. Branch
Sep/16/2017
TKO (Submission to Punches) Dan Miragliotta 2 4:05
win Krzysztof Jotko UFC 211 - Miocic vs. Dos Santos 2
May/13/2017
Decision (Split) Don Turnage 3 5:00
win Louis Taylor WSOF 34 - Gaethje vs. Firmino
Dec/31/2016
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Todd Anderson 5 2:00
win Vinny Magalhaes WSOF 33 - Branch vs. Magalhaes
Oct/07/2016
Decision (Unanimous) Dan Miragliotta 5 5:00
win Clifford Starks WSOF 30 - Branch vs. Starks
Apr/02/2016
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 5 5:00
win Teddy Holder WSOF 23 - Gaethje vs. Palomino 2
Sep/18/2015
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Al Guinee 1 2:21
win Jesse McElligott WSOF 20 - Branch vs. McElligott
Apr/10/2015
Technical Submission (Shoulder Choke) Dan Miragliotta 2 1:28
win Yushin Okami WSOF 15 - Branch vs. Okami
Nov/15/2014
TKO (Punches) Andrew Glenn 4 3:39
win Jesse Taylor WSOF 10 - Branch vs. Taylor
Jun/21/2014
Submission (Brabo Choke) Herb Dean 1 1:41
win Danillo Villefort WSOF 5 - Arlovski vs. Kyle
Sep/14/2013
Decision (Unanimous) Gasper Oliver 3 5:00
win Paulo Filho WSOF 2 - Arlovski vs. Johnson
Mar/23/2013
Decision (Unanimous) Kevin Mulhall 3 5:00
win Dustin Jacoby WSOF 1 - Arlovski vs. Cole
Nov/03/2012
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 3 5:00
loss Anthony Johnson Titan FC 22 - Titan Fighting Championship 22
May/25/2012
Decision (Unanimous) Chuck Wolfe 3 5:00
win Dominique Steele Pure MMA - The Beginning
Jan/22/2012
Decision (Unanimous) Keith Peterson 3 5:00
win Jeremy May SF 15 - Villasenor vs. Camozzi
May/27/2011
TKO (Punches) 3 3:19
loss Rousimar Palhares UFC Live 3 - Sanchez vs. Kampmann
Mar/03/2011
Submission (Heel Hook) Mario Yamasaki 2 1:44
win Rich Attonito UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale
Dec/04/2010
Decision (Unanimous) Josh Rosenthal 3 5:00
win Tomasz Drwal UFC Fight Night 22 - Marquardt vs. Palhares
Sep/15/2010
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 3 5:00
loss Gerald Harris UFC 116 - Lesnar vs. Carwin
Jul/03/2010
KO (Slam) Herb Dean 3 2:35
win Derrick Mehmen BFC - Bellator Fighting Championships 15
Apr/22/2010
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Dan Miragliotta 2 0:26
win John Troyer UCC 1 - Merciless
Mar/19/2010
TKO (Punches) Kevin Mulhall 2 4:26
win Dennis Olson BFC - Bellator Fighting Championships 11
Jun/12/2009
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Jerry Krzys 1 2:27
win Robby Huston DCP - Battle at the Nation's Capital
Dec/13/2008
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 2 2:41
win Alex Aquino ROC 19 - Ring of Combat 19
May/09/2008
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Dan Miragliotta 1 3:29
win Craig Simone CF 6 - Cage Fights 6
Sep/29/2007
TKO (Punches) 1 1:44