Bellator 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.