Joe Doerksen Gets The Boot From The UFC, Again

According to Sportsnet, Canadian Joe Doerksen (39-12) has been a victim of the latest round of UFC roster cutting, following three strait losses in the UFC and WEC.

“(The UFC officials) made it very clear they’re very happy with the way I fight and they want me to come back…But they need me to go put a couple of wins together (first).”

Doerksen is not stranger to being let go by the UFC, he was released of his contract following his loss in 2004 to Joe Riggs. He later came back it 2005 to defeat current UFC middleweight contender Patrick Cote. In 2006 he was cut again, after losing the decision to fellow Canadian Nathan Marquardt.

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Dream 3: Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller vs. Katsuyori Shibata

Jason Mayhem Miller will return to action in Japan, facing Katsuyori Shibata at DREAM 3 on May 11.

Mayhem is coming off a decision victory over Tim Kennedy at HDNet Fights “Reckless Abandon” last December.

Miller has fought for numerous organization since beginning his career, but this will be his first fight in Japan.

His opponent will be Katsuyori Shibata (3-5), who “MayheM” referred to as “the guy who fought Sakuraba and tripped coming to the ring” when asked who his opponent would be. During Shibata’s entranace against Sakuraba back at a September HERO’s show, he took a tumble making his way down the aisle.

DREAM 3 features the second round of the lightweight grand prix.