Leonard Garcia (Pictured) will likely be fighting for his UFC life this New Year’s Eve weekend. The featherweight has agreed to face submission specialist Cody McKenzie at UFC 155.
Garcia has dropped three consecutive scraps inside the Octagon. “Bad Boy” was last seen losing a unanimous decision to Matt Grice in June.
McKenzie is also looking to get back on the winning track after getting knocked out by Chad Mendes at UFC 148. Twelve of his 13 career victories have come via tapout.
MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada hosts the December 29th extravaganza.
Here are the athletes expected to perform in the show:
Erik Perez vs. Byron Bloodworth
Leonard Garcia vs. Cody McKenzie
Chris Leben vs. Karlos Vemola
Myles Jury vs. Michael Johnson
Brad Pickett vs. Eddie Wineland
Erik Koch vs. Ricardo Lamas
Matt Mitrione vs. Phil DeFries
Alan Belcher vs. Yushin Okami
Chris Weidman vs. Tim Boetsch
Joe Lauzon vs. Gray Maynard
Phil Davis vs. Forrest Griffin
Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos (UFC heavyweight champion)