Verbal agreements are in place for a featherweight scrap between
Texas “Bad Boy” Leonard
Garcia and “Ultimate Fighter” Season 12 participant Alex
Caceres at UFC Live
5, the promotion announced Wednesday.
Featuring a pivotal lightweight duel between former WEC champion
Henderson and the surging Jim Miller,
UFC Live 5 goes down Aug. 14 at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee.
The evening’s main card airs live on cable network Versus.
Known for his exciting performances, Garcia (Pictured), 31, made
his UFC debut in 2007 while fighting as a lightweight. After
dropping to 145 pounds and joining the Zuffa-owned WEC, Garcia
racked up a record of 4-3-1 before returning to the UFC at the “TUF
12” Finale in December. After walking away that night with a
controversial split decision victory over Nam Phan,
Garcia’s next Octagon effort would end in defeat, as he was
submitted by Chan Sung
Jung with a twister at UFC Fight Night 24.
Only 22 years old, Caceres made his official debut in March. The
Floridian would come up short in his efforts at UFC Fight Night 24
in Seattle, falling by rear-naked choke to Mackens
Semerzier in just over three minutes. Widely known for his Afro
hairdo and “Bruce Leroy” gimmick, Caceres has finished all four of
his defeated foes since beginning his career in December of