Bellator champ Hector Lombard to face Joe Doerksen at Cage Fighting Championship 16

Cage Fighting Championship CFC 16 PosterBellator welterweight champion Hector Lombard is set to face UFC veteran Joe Doerksen on March 25 on the Cage Fighting Championship (CFC) 16 card in Australia.

Lombard (27-2-1) has competed for CFC many times is currently their middleweight champion. He won the title in Nov. 2007 when he defeated Jean-Francois Lenogu and he has since defended the title six times. The well-traveled Doerksen (46-14) is coming off a stint with the UFC where he lost his two most recent fights. Prior to that he had won seven straight fights while competing in a variety of promotions.

CFC 16 also features a welterweight contender elimination fight between Manny Rodrigues an ‘Hot’ Rod McSwain with the winner getting a shot at champion Jesse Juarez.