For Garcia, this will be his first fight back since charges were dropped on his involvement in a felony drug trafficking ring. His last fight in the WEC was an impressive first round TKO win over Hiroyuki Takaya at WEC 32.
According to MMAJunkie, featherweights Jens “Lil Evil” Pulver (22-9-1) will take on Leonard Garcia (11-3) at WEC 36, Sept. 16th from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fl. The bout agreement is expected to be finalized later in the week.
Pulver will look to get back on the winning track after suffering a loss to WEC featherweight champion Uriajh Faber at WEC 34, in what was an epic battle.
Best known for his back and forth battle with UFC lightweight contender Roger Huerta, Leonard Garcia (2-0 in the WEC) will try to continue his WEC winning streak, with a win over “Lil Evil” at WEC 36. Garcia has been making the headlines recently after being arrested for felony drug trafficking charges. Both the state and felony charges were recently dropped, an now Garcia can focus on being a fighter.