Melvin Manhoef’s World Fighting League announced a 16 man tournament will take place next year in the 77 kg weight category starting in April.
Heavy hitter Darryl Sichtman, who won a four-man tournament earlier this month, is part of the tournament field. Other names announced include veteran Marco Pique, Maximo Suarez, Jay Overmeer, Serginio Kanters, and Mark Trijsburg.
The tournament’s first round will be held in the city of Hoofddorp, Netherlands.
The WFL held a 16 man heavyweight tournament this year, with a Final 16 round followed by a one night eight man tournament in September. Murat Aygun won the WFL Final 8 tournament and earned a contract with Bellator.
The WFL is also holding a 70 kg tournament, with the Final 8 taking place in February.