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UFC Fight Night 116: Rockhold-Branch, Others Set

Former World Series of Fighting champion David Branch will get the opportunity to test his skills vs. the elite, as he meets Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC Fight Night 116.

The event takes place September 16 from Pittsburgh.

Rockhold returns for the first time since dropping the UFC middleweight title to Michael Bisping last year. Injuries have kept him sidelined since.

Below is the current fight card:

Middleweight: Luke Rockhold vs. David Branch

Heavyweight: Daniel Spitz vs. Anthony Hamilton

Heavyweight: Justin Ledet vs. Dmitriy Sosnovskiy

Middleweight: Hector Lombard vs. Anthony Smith

Welterweight: Thiago Alves vs. Mike Perry

Middleweight: Uriah Hall vs. Krzysztof Jotko

Welterweight: Sergio Moraes vs. Kamaru Usman

Lightweight: Gilbert Burns vs. Jason Saggo

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