Two-division World Series of Fighting champion David Branch is close to making his Octagon return.
According to multiple reports, Branch will meet Krzysztof Jotko in a middleweight bout at UFC 211 in Dallas on May 13. MMAFighting.com first brought word of the matchup. UFC 211 takes place at American Airlines Arena and is headlined by a heavyweight championship tilt between Stipe Miocic and Junior dos Santos.
Branch recently signed with the UFC after capturing 185- and 205-pound titles during a successful tenure with WSOF. The Renzo Gracie Jiu-Jitsu product has won 10 straight fights and 12 of 13 overall following a 2-2 stint with the UFC from 2010 to 2011.
Jotko, meanwhile, has lost just once in 20 professional outings, a second-round submission defeat to Magnus Cedenblad at UFC Fight Night 41. Jotko has won five straight in the Octagon since then, including a unanimous verdict over Thales Leites at UFC Fight Night 100 on Nov. 19.