Leonard
Garcia
19-11-1( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 17 fights.
Record: 19-11-1
Summary: Submissions, stamina

Fighter Info

Nickname: Bad Boy
From: Plainview, Texas United States
Fights Out Of: Albuquerque, New Mexico USA
Age: 35
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 145 lb ( 65 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
2234
25% Successful
552
Types of Successful Strikes
0
552
84% Standing
466
51
35
Striking Defense
53
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
15
27% Successful
4
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
7
7
5
Takedown Defense
42
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided

Biography


When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training BJJ at 16 years old. I used to get into a lot of trouble as a kid and fighting was a way to take out my aggressions without getting in trouble.

What ranks and titles have you held? USWF Lightweight World Champion. Ring Of Fire Lightweight Champion

Do you have any heroes? For fighters it would be Duane Ludwig and Diego Sanchez.

What is your favorite technique? Armbar

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? This is a comeback for me and a dream come true.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to college for a couple of semesters and I learned how to drink responsibly. After that I graduated from the school of hard knocks with a degree in attitude.

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked as a meat packer, and I was also an assistant manager for Frito Lay.

•    Nine submission wins, three knockout wins

•    Both fights with Phan were awarded Fight of the Night honors

•    5-3-1 in the WEC. Fought Mike Brown for the featherweight title in 2009

•    Holds wins over Jens Pulver and Chan Sung Jung.

•    Earned WEC Fight of the Night awards against Jung and George Roop.

•    April 2010 fight with Jung, “The Korean Zombie”, was one of the best in WEC history.

•    Engaged in three round war with Roger Huerta in UFC debut in 2007

Career

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