Leonard Garcia Meets Alex ‘Bruce Leroy’ Caceres at UFC on Versus 5


Leonard Garcia WEC 48

Leonard Garcia

An intriguing match-up at featherweight has been added to the UFC on Versus 5 card in Milwaukee with former title contender Leonard Garcia taking on Alex ‘Bruce Leroy’ Caceres.

The bout was confirmed by the UFC on Wednesday.

Leonard Garcia (15-7-1) will look to get back to dominant form when he returns to the cage in August. Over his last several fights, Garcia has gone 2-2-1 with his wins coming by somewhat controversial fashion.

A long time disciple of Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn, Garcia will try to turn things around when he faces Caceres at UFC on Versus 5.

Getting another shot to prove himself in the UFC, former ‘Ultimate Fighter’ competitor Alex Caceres (4-3) returns in what has to be a ‘win or go home’ fight for the young featherweight.

Caceres got overwhelmed in his first appearance in the Octagon as he was submitted by Mackens Semerzier at UFC Fight Night 24 in March. He’ll try to turn the corner when he faces Garcia at UFC on Versus 5.

The bout between Garcia and Caceres will occupy a slot on the night’s undercard.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

  • 4 days ago
  • 0 views

A featherweight clash between Alex White and Clay Collard is the latest match-up announced for the upcoming UFC 181 event on Dec. 6 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nev., according to read news >>

  • 9 days ago
  • 2 views

A lightweight match-up between Evan Dunham and Rodrigo Damm has been added to January's UFC 182 card, officials announced on Friday. read news >>

  • 4 days ago
  • 0 views

A welterweight matchup has been added to the slate of the UFC’s December event in Brazil. Dan Miller is set to meet Daniel Sarafian at UFC Fight Night 58.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 days ago
  • 0 views

A featherweight matchup between “Cassius” Clay Collard and Alex White is the latest addition to December’s UFC 181 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 2 views

Joe Riggs had to wait a little extra for his return to the UFC, but now he’s got a new date, and it’ll be a home fight against Ben Saunders. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 24 views

The UFC's prodigal lightweight is back in the fold. Nate Diaz will return from a self-imposed layoff of a year and return to meet Rafael dos Anjos in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 13 on Dec. 13. UF read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 2 views

“The Ultimate Fighter 19? winner Eddie Gordon returns to action in December, when he’ll meet “The Ultimate Fighter 17? cast member Josh Samman at UFC 181.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 70 views

UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has a Pay-Per-View date with Dustin Poirier this Saturday at UFC 178, but he's happy to talk about who he plans on fighting next. Speaking with media members in Las V read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 1 views

French featherweight Taylor Lapilus will make his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut on two weeks’ notice when he faces Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night “Nelson vs. Story” in Swede read news >>