Leonard Garcia vs. Cody McKenzie booked for UFC 159

A featherweight bout has been added to UFC 159 on April 27th in New Jersey as Leonard Garcia will meet Cody McKenzie. UFC 159

Garcia said on Twitter that he will be facing McKenzie, but the UFC has not officially announced the fight at this time.

Garcia (15-10-1) is currently on a four fight losing streak with his last three defeats coming by decision. He was originally scheduled to face McKenzie at UFC 155, but McKenzie pulled out of the fight with an injury. Garcia ended up facing Max Holloway and lost by split decision.

McKenzie (13-3) is a Ultimate Fighter alum and has gone 2-3 in the UFC. He started in the UFC as a lightweight and dropped down to the featherweight division in his last fight which took place at UFC 148 against Chad Mendes. He was defeated in the first round by knockout and it was the first time he was defeated by knockout.

UFC 159 takes place on April 27th from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey and will be headlined by Jon Jones defending the UFC light heavyweight title against Chael Sonnen.