David Branch, the reigning World Series of Fighting middleweight champion, will move up to 205 pounds and be part of the tournament to crown a light heavyweight champion.
Branch will face Ronny Markes on April 10 atfrom Connecticut. The other semifinal features Thiago Alves vs. Matt Hamill.
Branch (15-3) won the title over Jesse Taylor in a tournament final last year and successfully defended it by finishing Yushin Okami. Markes (15-3) earned a win over Cully Butterfield in his WSOF debut.
Also, former title contender Nick Newell will take on Joe Condon in a lightweight affair.
The main card airs on NBC Sports Network from Foxwoods Casino.
WSOF Light Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal
David Branch vs. Ronny Markes
Lightweight: Melvin Guillard vs. Ozzy Dugulubgov
Lightweight: Nick Newell vs. Joe Condon