by MMAWeekly.com Staff
Joe Doerksen on Monday, via his official website, announced that he will take part in the upcoming Sengoku Middleweight Grand Prix on Nov. 1 in Saitama, Japan.
The semi-final middleweight pairings have already been announced by World Victory Road, the promoter of Sengoku:
Middleweight Grand Prix Semi-Finals:
-Kazuhiro Nakamura vs. Yuki Sasaki
-Jorge Santiago vs. Siyar Bahadurzada
Middleweight Grand Prix Final:
-Nakamura/Sasaki vs. Santiago/Bahadurzada
Doerksen enters the Grand Prix in the reserve fight in case an alternate is needed on fight night. He will face Izuru Takeuchi for the chance to step in if called upon.