Leonard Garcia Out, Jim Hettes In Against Alex Caceres at UFC on Versus 5

via www.yorkblog.com

Leonard Garcia will have to a wait a little while longer to try and get back into the win column. The veteran featherweight was forced out of his August 14th fight with Alex Caceres at UFC on Versus 5 and will be replaced by the debuting Jim Hettes. UFC.com has it:

"Leonard Garcia is out with an injury, so newly signed prospect Jim Hettes is taking his place vs Alex "Bruce Leroy" Caceres on August 14 in Milwaukee," said White. "Hettes is undefeated as a pro and has finished all opponents by submission. Caceres has also never gone the distance. Both fighters have verbally agreed to the bout."

Hettes was signed by the UFC under two weeks ago. He is currently 8-0 and would have been in the UFC sooner if he hadn't had a contract issue with the owner of a smaller promotion last year. Caceres is looking to rebound from a submission loss to Mackens Semerzier at The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale in March. All three of Caceres' losses have come via submission.

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