"Doerksen replaces an injured Tim Credeur. Doerksen will carry a five-fight winning streak into the bout."

Joe Doerksen (44-12) 
Win Chad Herrick - Decision (Split) KOTC 
Win Takenori Sato - TKO (Punches) Sengoku 
Win Gregory Babene - Submission (Triangle Choke) CFC 2

Tom Lawlor (6-2) 
Loss Aaron Simpson - Decision (Split) UFC FN 20 
Win C.B. Dollaway - Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke) UFC 100 
Win Kyle Kingsbury - Decision (Unanimous) UF Finale 8