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Leonard Garcia vs Nam Phan Rematch, Added to UFC 136 Fight Card

Written on September 08, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Nam Phan and Leonard Garcia will finally have their much-awaited rematch at next month's UFC 136 event.

Nam Phan is now slated to face his fellow featherweight, Leonard Garcia, in a rematch following the controversial TUF 12 Finale fight. Phan was supposed to face Matt Grice at the upcoming event, replacing the injured Josh Grispi. However, Grice was forced to withdraw from the card due to an injury.

UFC officials announced that verbal agreements have been set for the rematch. UFC 136 is scheduled on October 8 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The main card, which will be aired on pay-per-view, is highlighted by the lightweight championship bout between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard. There are also two fights booked for Spike TV’s “UFC Prelims” special, and five bouts to be aired on Facebook.

See the current UFC 136 fight card after the skip.

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Michael Johnson Talks About the Phan-Paige Fight

Written on October 15, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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After four matches, Team Koscheck were able to get their first victory as Nam Phan defeated Spencer Paige. And yes, they were very happy about that. However, Michael Johnson thinks that they are over celebrating.

This week’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter is the best fight by a mile, with Team Koscheck’s Nam Phan outperforming Team GSP’s Spencer Paige. In an interview by Michael David Smith, Michael Johnson shares his thoughts about this week’s fight event.

The first round of the Phan vs Paige bout was entertaining, and Spencer Paige was effective early on. However, Nam Phan was able to turn the tables on Paige. And after two rounds, the judges declared Nam Phan as the winner. This is Team Koscheck’s first win for the season.

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