1. The official Sherdog Store is back! Check it out! » Discuss it here! »

MMA Vet Joe Doerksen officially retires

Discussion in 'Worldwide MMA Discussion' started by MMAddict21, Aug 21, 2015.

  1. MMAddict21 Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2011
    Messages:
    2,762
    Likes Received:
    0
    https://twitter.com/JoeDoerksen77/status/634919542506962944

    Probably best known for his 9 fights with the UFC, he's a 14 year veteran of the sport and he put on some great fights, and damn with 51 wins, 35 were by submission. Also nice to see a guy go out on a nice win streak.

    Thanks for the memories, Joe!
     
  2. asdf122345 Red Belt

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2005
    Messages:
    9,064
    Likes Received:
    1,028
    Location:
    Arvala-7
    Thank you Joe for all the fights and memories.
     
  3. lsa Maître d' at The Pussy Lounge

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2006
    Messages:
    46,493
    Likes Received:
    26,827
    Location:
    In a box
    Damn. Well thanks for the fights Joe.
    And happy retirement!
     
  4. melvinj0 Gold Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2010
    Messages:
    21,290
    Likes Received:
    642
    Always enjoyed his fights, seemed like one of those guys that just loved to fight.
     
  5. FootstompShonie Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2010
    Messages:
    10,443
    Likes Received:
    26
    Location:
    Seattle, WA
    Glad he got to go out and a winning streak. Probably could have got a WSOF/Bellator shot, maybe even UFC with a few more wins.

    It's nice when I guy calls it quits on his own terms.

    Always put on a show.
     
  6. MMAddict21 Brown Belt

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2011
    Messages:
    2,762
    Likes Received:
    0
    Dude was an absolute wizard on the ground.
     
  7. leto1776 Sherdog Wet Shaver Platinum Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2005
    Messages:
    31,957
    Likes Received:
    3,916
    Location:
    The Burgh ,PA
    no idea he was still active. Good luck in life, el dirte
     
  8. joeyjoejoe Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2009
    Messages:
    12,303
    Likes Received:
    79
    Holy fuck calling it a career eh? Wish him well in his next battle.
     
  9. BeardotheWeirdo Silver Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2006
    Messages:
    11,763
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Earth: We're All One
    I can't say that I'll miss him because I haven't seen him fight in years, but 5-10 years ago I was a fairly big fan of his.

    I still remember watching Kang vs. Doerksen for the first time. It's sloppy as hell compared to now, but at the time it was pretty epic,
     
  10. InfinityLens Black Belt

    Joined:
    Mar 22, 2015
    Messages:
    6,329
    Likes Received:
    91
    Happy retirement.
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.