Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix semifinalist Josh Barnett has been added to the FieLDS 'Genki Desu Ka!!' fight card for Dec. 31, 2011, at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.
But he won't be fighting.
Instead, "The Warmaster" will be facing off against Hideki Suzuki in a pro wrestling bout under the Inoki Genome Federation (IGF) banner as part of the New Year's Eve extravaganza that will include Fedor Emelianenko vs. Satoshi Ishii and the DREAM bantamweight grand prix finals, among others.
Barnett is a fixture in the Japanese pro wrestling scene, also competing for New Japan and battling other mixed martial arts' notables like Tank Abbott, Tim Sylvia, Bobby Lashley and Bob Sapp.
Here's what else to expect from the Genki Desu Ka!! supershow:
DREAM Bantamweight Grand Prix:
135 lbs.: Bibiano Fernandes vs. Rodolfo Marques
135 lbs.: Masakazu Imanari vs. Antonio Banuelos
135 lbs.: Winner of Fernandes-Marques vs. Winner of Imanari-Banuelos
265 lbs.: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Satoshi Ishii
155 lbs.: Shinya Aoki vs. Satoru Kitaoka
170 lbs.: Hayato Sakurai vs. Ryo Chonan
145 lbs.: Hiroyuki Takaya vs. Takeshi Inoue
155 lbs.: Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Kazuyuki Miyata
115 lbs.: Megumi Fujii vs. Karla Benitez
Mixed Rules Bout:
155 lbs.: Yuichiro Nagashima vs. Katsunori Kikuno
140 lbs.: Yuta Kubo vs. Nils Widlund
140 lbs.: Masaaki Noiri vs. Kengo Sonoda
Pro Wrestling Bouts:
Kazushi Sakuraba and Katsuyori Shibata vs. Shinichi Suzukawa and Atsushi Sawada
Kazuyuki Fujita vs. Peter Aerts
Josh Barnett vs. Hideki Suzuki
Stay tuned to MMAmania.com for more updates to FieLDS presents 'Genki Desu Ka!!' as they become available.