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Leonard Garcia was born on 14 July, 1979 in Plainview, Texas, United States, is an American mixed martial arts fighter. Discover Leonard Garcia's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 41 years old?
|Age||42 years old|
|Born||14 July 1979|
|Birthplace||Plainview, Texas, United States|
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Leonard Garcia Height, Weight & Measurements
At 42 years old, Leonard Garcia height is 1.75 m and Weight 66 kg.
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Dating & Relationship status
He is currently single. He is not dating anyone. We don't have much information about He's past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, He has no children.
Leonard Garcia Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Leonard Garcia worth at the age of 42 years old? Leonard Garcia’s income source is mostly from being a successful Fighter. He is from American. We have estimated Leonard Garcia's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2021||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2020||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||Pending|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Fighter|
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After being released by the UFC Garcia left Jackson's Submission Fighting and joined Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male.
Garcia was expected to face Shane Howell for the Legacy FC Featherweight Championship at Legacy FC 29 on March 21, 2014, however, Howell fell ill hours before the event and the fight was pulled from the card.
In his first title defense, Garcia faced undefeated Damon Jackson at Legacy FC 33 on July 18, 2014. He lost the fight via arm-triangle choke submission.
Garcia faced Daniel Pineda on November 14, 2014 at Legacy FC 37. He lost the fight via submission in the first round and announced his retirement at the event after this loss.
Garcia proposed to his girlfriend on March 21, 2014.
Garcia then defeated Allen Berube by submission at The Ultimate Fighter 5 Finale. In his next bout Garcia lost via decision to Cole Miller at UFC Fight Night 11. After going 1–2 with the UFC, Garcia was released from his contract.
The bout with Cody McKenzie was rescheduled for April 27, 2013 at UFC 159. Garcia lost the bout via unanimous decision and was subsequently released from the promotion.
On May 11, 2013, Garcia signed a three-fight deal with Legacy Fighting Championship, a promotion based out of Texas. Garcia faced Rey Trujillo at Legacy FC 21 on July 19, 2013, He snapped his five-fight losing streak winning via KO due to a head kick and punches in the third round.
Garcia faced Nick Gonzalez at Legacy FC 23 on September 13, 2013. He won the fight via rear-naked choke submission in the first round.
On September 24, 2013 it was announced Garcia would face Kevin Aguilar for the Legacy FC Featherweight Championship on December 6, 2013 at Legacy FC 26. He won the fight via knockout in the first round to win the Legacy FC Featherweight Championship.
Garcia was expected to face Zhang Tie Quan on February 26, 2012 at UFC 144. However, Garcia was forced out of the bout with an injury and replaced by promotional newcomer Issei Tamura.
Garcia fought Matt Grice on June 8, 2012 at UFC on FX 3. Garcia lost the bout via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Garcia was expected to face Cody McKenzie on December 29, 2012 at UFC 155. However, McKenzie was forced out of the bout with an injury and was replaced by Max Holloway. Garcia lost the fight via a controversial split decision. While no official statement has been made by the UFC, Dana White said in his post fight interview after the UFC 155 press conference, that the UFC loves the fighters that lay it all out on the line.
A rematch with Phan was expected on March 26, 2011 at UFC Fight Night 24. However, Phan was forced out of the bout with an injury and replaced by Chan Sung Jung. Garcia lost to Jung in the second round, falling victim to the first twister submission in UFC history.
Garcia faced WEC newcomer Chan Sung Jung on April 24, 2010 at WEC 48. Garcia replaced Cub Swanson who was forced from the card with an injury. The fight went the full three rounds and Garcia won in a controversial split decision. The fight won Fight of the Night honors, being hailed by UFC matchmaker Joe Silva and announcer Joe Rogan as "the best fight I've seen in my life."
In October 2010, World Extreme Cagefighting merged with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As part of the merger, all WECfighters were transferred to the UFC. Now managed by VFD Marketing, Garcia was expected to face Tyler Toner at The Ultimate 12 Finale, but Garcia was pulled from the bout with Toner in favor of a bout with Nam Phan. Garcia won the fight via a controversial split decision. Garcia and Phan received Fight of the Night honors for their performances. This was the first televised featherweight bout in the UFC.
On March 1, 2009, Garcia lost the WEC Featherweight Championship match against champion Mike Brown. Brown landed a huge overhand right, knocking Garcia down in the first 30 seconds of the fight, landed some ground and pound, and then secured a fight-ending arm-triangle choke submission.
In March 2008, Garcia was arrested as part of an alleged cocaine ring, which put his career on hold. According to Garcia, "I had a buddy, a really good friend of mine in Lubbock, and he was into things that weren't good," he said. "I knew about what the guy was up to but he was a friend of mine. The law says even if he's Your Friend, you are required to report on the guy. The other 11 guys, I didn't know any of them." Three months later, he was exonerated.
Garcia began his career in 1999, competing on the regional circuit in the Western United States. Garcia competed in the first WEC event back in 2001 at WEC 1. After compiling an impressive 8–1 beginning to his professional career, Garcia took a three-year hiatus from competition.
In 1997, his sister Angelica, was killed in a car accident involving a drunk driver. Afterwards, Garcia limited his own drinking.
Leonard Garcia (born July 14, 1979 in Plainview, Texas) is a retired American mixed martial artist who most recently competed in the Featherweight division of the Legacy Fighting Championship, and is the former Legacy FC Featherweight Champion. After making his professional debut in 1999, Garcia competed in WEC and in the UFC.