UFC NEWS | Leonard Garcia Out Of UFC 144 Bout With Injury

January 30, 2012 10:15 am by Pedro Carrasco

UFC featherweight fighter, Leonard Garcia is the latest to catch the injury bug in a lead up to a fight.

Due to an undisclosed injury he has been forced out of his scheduled UFC 144 appearance with Tiequan Zhang.

UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of current date, the event is expected to be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first ever return to Japan since UFC 29 in 2000.

No word on a replacement has been announced at this time but Zhang will likely hold his place on the preliminary portion of the card.

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