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


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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3 Comments to UFC NEWS | Leonard Garcia Out Of UFC 144 Bout With Injury

  1. kevin says:

    bummer. must be a bad injury for leonard to be out. hes a tough son of a bitch. always love his crazy ass fights.

  2. BJ Pencil says:

    was looking forward to this one…

  3. Frekklz says:

    is Gsot out aswell?

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