MENU
#Bellator 179 #UFC 211 #Conor McGregor #Rory MacDonald #Paul Daley #Nate Diaz #Hayder Hassan #Dhiego Lima #Joanna Jedrzejczyk #Diaz vs. McGregor 2 #Jon Jones #Demian Maia #Stipe Miocic #Jessica Andrade #Junior Cigano


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

Warlley Alves vs. Kiichi Kunimoto added to UFC Fight Night 110 lineup in New Zealand

  • 29 days ago
  • 3 views

The lineup for the UFC’s return to New Zealand in June continues to grow with the addition of a welterweight bout.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

England's Darren Till meets Germany's Jessin Ayari at UFC Fight Night 109 in Sweden

  • 27 days ago
  • 6 views

A welterweight fight is the latest addition to next month’s UFC return to Sweden.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Dominique Steele meets New Zealand newcomer Luke Jumeau at UFC Fight Night 110 in Auckland

  • 23 days ago
  • 23 views

The lineup for the UFC’s return to New Zealand in June continues to grow with the addition of another welterweight bout.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Gerald Meerschaert meets Thiago 'Marreta' Santos at UFC 213 in Las Vegas

  • 18 days ago
  • 5 views

A middleweight bout between Gerald Meerschaert and Thiago “Marreta” Santos is the latest addition to July’s UFC 213 lineup.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Brett Johns vs. Mitch Gagnon added to UFC Fight Night 113 in Scotland

  • 14 days ago
  • 8 views

July’s UFC Fight Night 113 lineup has a new bantamweight addition.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Iuri Alcantara meets newcomer Brian Kelleher at UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro

  • 9 days ago
  • 46 views

The lineup at UFC 212 in Brazil recently lost arguably its biggest name, but the lineup continues to build below what would’ve been Anderson Silva. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Report: Chris Wade meets Frankie Perez in Ring of Combat rematch at UFC on FOX 25

  • 18 days ago
  • 2 views

The UFC’s debut event on Long Island this summer has another fight featuring a local – and it’ll be a rematch.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Neil Seery retirement fight added to UFC Fight Night 113 in Glasgow

  • 11 days ago
  • 8 views

Neil Seery will enter the cage for the final time as part of July’s UFC Fight Night 113 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

J.J. Aldrich vs. newcomer Nadia Kassem slated for UFC Fight Night 110 in New Zealand

  • 10 days ago
  • 6 views

Next month’s UFC Fight Night 110 event has added a pair of strawweights. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC 211 gets two late fights added, including replacement, bringing card to 14 total

  • 19 days ago
  • 15 views

The UFC’s summer return to Dallas is officially jam packed, with two bouts added to UFC 211, including one replacement, bringing the card to 14 fights total. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>