UFC Atlantic City Results: David Branch KO’s Thiago Santos
A middleweight tilt between perennial division contenders David Branch and Thiago Santos took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 128 main card from Atlantic City.
Round one begins and Branch quickly moves forward and takes the center of the octagon. Santos keeps David at bay with a front kick to the body. He circles and then lands another. Branch comes forward with a right hand but eats a low kick for his efforts. Santos is utilizing a lot of footwork early. He comes forward with a straight right hand. Branch avoids and then ducks under for a takedown attempt. It is not there. Santos with a hard low kick. Branch eats it and comes forward with a right hand. David with a nice kick to the body. Santos replies with one of his own. Branch continues to press forward. He lands a jab. Both men connects with short punches. Three minutes remain in round one. Santos unleashed a pair of nasty punches followed by a low kick. Branch lands a huge right hand over the top and down goes Santos. Branch follows up with some nasty ground and pound and this one is all over! WOW! David Branch is a beast.
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