After the injury to Cody McKenzie, UFC announced Wednesday that featherweight prospect Max Holloway will step in on short notice to fight Leonard Garcia. Holloway, 21, has a 6-1 overall record with 2 wins in the Octagon and is considered a sizable leap up in competition for Garcia. Garcia is 15-9-1 overall and is 2-5 in UFC with 3 straight losses.
About Shawn M. Smith
An Inside Pulse "original", SMS is one of the founding members of Inside Pulse and serves as the Chief Marketing Officer on the Executive Board. Smith is a fan of mixed martial arts and runs two sections of IP as Editor in Chief, RadioExile.com and InsideFights.com. Having covered music festivals around the world as well as conducting interviews with top-class professional wrestlers and musicians, he switched gears from music coverage at Radio Exile to MMA after the first The Ultimate Fighter Finale. He resides with his wife in New York City.