Joe “Daddy” Stevenson will make his second appearance in the newly revamped lightweight division at UFC 65 on November 18 in Sacramento, California. Stevenson’s opponent will be PRIDE and Shooto veteran Dokonjonosuke Mishima.
Dokonjonosuke Mishima sports a record of 17-4-2 and he is a veteran of Shooto, DEEP and PRIDE. Mishima holds victories over the likes of Marcus Aurelio, Charles Bennett, and Masakazu Imanari. Mishima’s four losses have come against Japanese lightweight sensation Takanori Gomi, Din Thomas, Yves Edwards, and Ralph Gracie.
Joe Stevenson sports a record of 25-7-0 and he is currently 2-1 in the UFC. His UFC victories have come against Yves Edwards in a fight that turned out to be a bloodbath and Luke Cummo. Stevenson’s only UFC loss came to Josh Neer at Ultimate Fight Night 4.