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Leonard Garcia vs. Nam Phan II

Main Card | Featherweight · 145 lbs | MMA

Mmaweekly large Nam Phan
Mmaweekly large Leonard "Bad Boy" Garcia

Phan
Decision
Round 3

16-9-0   Pro Record At Fight   15-7-1
Climbed to 17-9   Record After Fight   Fell to 15-8
-230 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +190 (Slight Underdog)
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
Little Saigon, California   Fighting out of   Lubbock, Texas
28 years, 6 months, 4 days   Age at Fight   32 years, 2 months, 3 days
145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs)
5'6" (168cm)   Height   5'10" (178cm)
70.0" (178cm)   Reach   69.5" (177cm)
Paraestra Hachioji   Gym   Jackson Wink MMA
UFC 136
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 136: Edgar vs Maynard 3
  • Date: Saturday 10.08.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Jacob Montalvo
  • Venue: Toyota Center
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Houston, Texas, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 8 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Garcia Total Disclosed Pay: $75,000
  • Phan Total Disclosed Pay: $75,000
  • Event Links:

Garcia vs. Phan II Wiki Update Wiki

Garcia and Phan took to the cage for a rematch in the featherweight division. Last time the two fighters met, Garcia walked away with a highly controversial decision.


Phan landed a few hooks to the body and a body kick. Garcia landed a body kick of his own and Phan ducked back in with a hook to the ribs. Garcia threw some of his crazy loops and missed. Phan hurt Garcia against the fence with some body shots, took a hook, then knocked Garcia down with a straight and dove on top in Garcia's guard. The ref stood the fighters up and Garcia landed a pair of leg kicks. Phan landed a nice jab, and another. Garcia clinched up with Phan and Phan sent him to the canvas with a whizzer, but both fighters popped back up. Phan easily dodged Garcia's punches and landed another shuffle hook to the body. Garcia landed a knee to the body. Again Phan beat Garcia to the punch with jabs. Garcia got hurt with a right hand then asked for a break because of an eye poke. The action resumed quickly and Garcia tried for a takedown but Phan stuffed him and wound up on top until the bell.


Garcia came out and landed a jab-cross. Phan backed Garcia up with a jab. Another jab landed for Phan then a punishing flurry of hooks to the body. Phan dodged more wild punches and landed lead hand hooks. Phan backed Garcia up again with a tight jab-cross combo. Garcia landed a short uppercut but grunted after taking another shot to the ribs. Phan landed another great short combo and Garcia was looking completely outclassed. Phan landed a jab as Garcia winged another shot. Garcia continued to fade as Phan worked his nose and body with combos.


Garcia came out with a pair of leg kicks to start the third. Phan blocked a head kick then landed an uppercut. Garcia landed a few more kicks to the legs and body as Phan caught him with a lead hook. Another digging hook landed for Phan then Garcia knocked him down with a hook. Phan got back to his feet but Garcia pounded with a series of hooks against the cage that rocked him. Garica punched himself out as Phan survived and both fighters rested against the cage. After the separation, Phan bounced back with some straight punches that continued to drain Garcia. Garcia threw some wild hooks and the fighters exchanged, drawing a roar from the crowd. Phan dove in for a takedown and got it. The fight was stood up and Garcia continued to miss strikes. Another lead hook landed for Phan. Garcia nearly got a takedown but Phan fought it off. The fighters exchanged punches at the end. Nearly all of Phan's strikes landed, while none of Garcia's did. It's a Garcia fight though, so it should be a close decision regardless.


The scorecards read 29-28 across the board for Phan.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:43 PM ET
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Garcia vs. Phan II Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1074  
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Garcia vs. Phan II Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

Ill b a pacifist, ill pass my FIST through your FAAACE!Lol-workaholics
5 days
after
in the opening round of my rematch w/ leonard garcia mike goldberg refers to me Chan aka korean zombie lol
5 days
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@TheCodyMcKenzie thanks cody. ofcourse i will follow you . you're my buddy :)
5 days
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@sonnench @SethFalvo @Jason_MMA chael sonnon is the true AMERICAN GANGSTER LOL
5 days
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check out my interview w/ @arielhelwani on the mma hour http://t.co/7DUVHR0s
3 days
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check this highlight of me and leonard on yahoo http://t.co/YH0TpkEl
3 days
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@JoeLauzon lol hahahahha i'm so sorry. those smart phones are just too crazy for me. i only like to phone and text ppl
3 days
after
one of the reasons why @sonnench is my favorite fighter right now lol :) watch from 20:40 http://t.co/zSJ4cr78
3 days
after
got a chance to hang out w/ @JoeLauzon b4 the press conference. He is a super cool guy, very down to earth :)
2 days
after
me showing technique on sherdog.com http://t.co/hguwQSRT
1 day
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my interview w/ sherdog http://t.co/HKQqecDu
1 day
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@NamPhanMMA
14 hours
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FRANKIE EDGER is my HERO! You did it!
8 hours
after
Come on hands up frankie!
7 hours
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Lets go frankie you can do it!
7 hours
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Great job ken flo, im still a big fan!
7 hours
after
Also happy birthday to my good friend leeroy wu!
7 hours
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VIET/ASIAN PRIDE REPRESENT! I LOVE U GUYS, THIS WIN IS FOR US!
7 hours
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Eating tuna pasta and watching "police academy" Lol ha ha ha ha CLASSIC!
5 hours
before
The whole time i was running next to anthony pettis, i kept thinking it was jorge masvisdal. They look alike Lol!
5 hours
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The worst part about being a fighter is the wt cut, thank goodness its finally over. Until next time!
6 hours
before
Ill b a pacifist, ill pass my FIST through your FAAACE!Lol-workaholics
19 hours
before
I love Asian blondes, they're so smart looking Lol- ma du stdnt kmac
2 days
before
Ufc136 weigh ins will b @ the toyota center in houston tx on oct 7th at 4pm
4 days
before
my interview w/ Rob F Martinez http://t.co/1njPODvs
4 days
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hey check me out on sherdog http://t.co/aSk16Sma
5 days
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my interview w/ mma interviews http://t.co/KkcZzDOU
5 days
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just got done watching Hancock w/ will smith. pretty cool movie :)
6 days
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check out this interview w/ North West Asian Weekly http://t.co/NhYu0Diq
9 days
before
Just got IRON MONKEY on dvd in VIETNAMESE dub. i love when this song comes on bc u no some1 is abt 2 get MESSED UP lol http://t.co/VmP8p62M
9 days
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lol hahah this is PRETTY COOL :) http://t.co/ZyA98icQ
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before
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