Wednesday May 8
Axe Continues to Fall; Leonard Garcia, Bart Palaszewski, Several Other UFC Fighters Released
Several fighters have been released by the Ultimate Fighting Championship, including four-time Fight of the Night winner Leonard Garcia .
Ricardo Lamas: "People are going to see a caged animal when I step in there."
Going 4-0 in the UFC 's tremendously tough featherweight division hasn't been enough to land Ricardo Lamas a title-shot, nor has the fact three of the men he beat - Cub Swanson, Erik Koch , and Hatsu Hioki - were all considered contenders prior to him putting them away.
UFC 162: Ricardo Lamas Believes Defeating a "Zombie" Key to Title Shot
In the past, the formula was simple: If a fighter collected a series of solid results, the opportunity to compete for championship gold presented itself.
UFC 159 results: Dana White says Leonard Garcia's UFC future is 'not looking good'
Following an uninspired loss to Cody McKenzie, the UFC president isn't feeling optimistic about the chances for popular veteran brawler Leonard Garcia to return to the UFC.
UFC 159 fight card primer: Leonard Garcia vs. Cody McKenzie
The Bloody Elbow team gives you a quick preview of all 11 fights at UFC 159, including this featherweight match between Leonard Garcia and Cody McKenzie.